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CATIA Die Designer

Job Number:  66778
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Massiv Die Form
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Brampton, ONTARIO, CA, L6R 4C8

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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

Your Responsibilities

•    Create die layouts and die designs and translate design intent into required manufacturing process to complete a lineup of automotive stamping tools.
•    Create/modify surfaces to accommodate spring back and surface changes by using morphing and/or surfacing tools on CAD systems.
•    Determine machining process and define areas of dies to be machined.
•    Provide technical support to FEA Team / Program Management, Tooling, and Sales Departments throughout the die manufacturing process.
•    Maintain documentation record of complete die program.
•    Prepare reports and communicate all required information to appropriate parties as required or applicable.
•    Responsible for applicable QMS policies, procedures and work instructions.
•    Perform other reasonable duties as required and assigned.
•    Responsible to carry out duties for Health, Safety, and Environment in accordance with the HS&E Agreement for Employees - Addendum
•    Work with Outsource Design vendors / RFQ Outside Design vendors / Source Outside Design vendors
•    Drive Customer Design reviews.
•    Drive Standard changes.
•    Drive Pre-manufacturing review.
•    Release All Designs for Manufacturing
•    Check Die Designs form external Vendors.
•    Design dies internally when required.
•    Prepare packaging studies for quote stage.
•    Work on all Design related issues raised by the Re-work System.
•    Drive on going Improvement initiatives.

Who we are looking for

•    Completion of degree or certificate program in Technical/Mechanical Engineering Program or equivalent
•    Knowledge of automotive sheet metal stamping
•    Full working knowledge of die-surfacing using Catia, or equivalent software
•    Knowledge of CAM, CNC machining and die making methods an asset
•    Experience in reverse engineering from scan meshes (STL data) considered an asset
•    Good communication skills, interpersonal and organizational skills required
•    Ability to interpret blueprints or die process & solid designs required.
•    Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
•    Good communication skills, interpersonal and organizational skills required.
•    Orientation, WHMIS, Fire Extinguisher Training, Smirtware, Tebis, 5S, QEMS, ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Awareness training (see EMS training matrix).

Your preferred qualifications

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

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

•    Day Shift
•    Overtime as required
•    Travel required sometimes

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.

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