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Co-op Student Engineer (PEY Program)

Job Number:  7345
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Deco Automotive
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

Brampton, CA Rexdale, CA



Deco Automotive, located in Rexdale and Brampton, Ontario is an automotive parts manufacturing facility that produces structural automotive components for Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEM”) including BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Tesla, and Toyota/Lexus. Deco Automotives’ capabilities include; Stamping, Hydroforming, Laser, CNC Machining, E Coating, Steel and Aluminum Assembly. We are certified in ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001.

Role Summary

This 12 month Co-op position will work together as part of our team to develop skills through a learning process while assisting our various department on a number small project and designated in-plant duties. Data collection, analyses and suggesting improvement, is a key function of this role.  Specific work will be selected based on the candidate’s experiences and area of interest, as well as current project requirements within the engineering department.

Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Currently enrolled as a third or fourth year undergraduate student in an accredited post-secondary mechanical engineering program
  • Theoretical knowledge of product/machine design techniques, practical experience is a benefit
  • Theoretical knowledge of manufacturing processes (Progressive Stamping, Hydroforming, Robotic Welding, CNC Machining), practical experience is a benefit
  • Knowledge of CAD software (CATIA, AutoCad, Solidworks),
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Strong technical and computer skills, specifically in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to multitask effectively and have good time management skills
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform ergonomics evaluation of work stations (cycle time analysis, work flow analysis)
  • Evaluate and identify best paths for internal material flow 
  • Participate in the design of various mechanical parts/tools
  • Support Deco's Jr/Sr Manufacturing Engineers in their duties 
  • Keeping appropriate records of all pertinent work being assigned
  • Assist in development of engineering department procedures related to design and electronic design database. Maintain strict adherence to company and engineering department regulations and procedures
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement and assists in it’s implementation on an ongoing basis
  • Other duties as may be required
Additional Information
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Work within the guidelines of the Deco Associate Handbook
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 35 lbs
  • Ability to work in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work, on occasion, outside standard working hours (weekends, off-shifts)
  • Ability to use industrial assembly equipment (when instructed)
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a Team Environment and be a positive contributing member of that team in solution development and implementation
  • Accepts personal responsibility to plan and conduct their work safely in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as company policies and guidelines
  • Responsible for good housekeeping in your area

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