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Weld Engineer

Job Number:  62454
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Bowling Green Metalforming
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, KENTUCKY, US, 42103

Work Style: 



Job Number: 62454 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Bowling Green Metalforming 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

About the Role

The Weld Engineer is to ensure BGM’s compliance with customer weld specifications and quality requirements. This will be accomplished through analysis of welds applied and direction given to improve weld as required.

Your Responsibilities

  1. Know and understand Bowling Green Metalforming Quality and Environmental policies.
  2. Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles, including:
    1. Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
    2. Abide by BGM policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Team Member Handbook.
    3. Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
    4. 5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
    5. Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.  Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
    6. Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.
    7. Core values – Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values. 
    8. Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required. 
    9. Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility. 
  3. Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
  4. Communicate and make presentations related to welding in front of the customer
  5. Assume full ownership for all welding related quality issues and drive to successful resolution and then ensure lessons learned are cascaded across all similar processes
  6. Evaluate weld documentation and test results to ensure compliance with all customer specifications 
  7. Provide direction on continuous improvement efforts to improve the quality of welds
  8. Provide direction on application of welds during process development to optimize line throughput while still maintaining customer weld specifications
  9. Stay abreast of improvements in technology in an effort to keep BGM at the forefront of welding and implement improvements that will be beneficial to the division 
  10. Participate in welding best practices meetings with other divisions to share and learn latest weld strategies
  11. Support quoting activities for new and existing business 
  12. Perform other duties as required.

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma or GED
Post-secondary Welding education preferred, or related experience
Minimum 1 year experience with CAD and CAD Viewer programs preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
Operate standard office equipment preferred
Projection, resistance and GMAW welding experience preferred

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K - matching
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee profit sharing
  • Employee appreciation events
  • On-site cafeterias

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Bowling Green

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