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Manufacturing Engineer

Job Number:  60213
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Brampton, ONTARIO, CA, L6R 0A9

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Job Number: 60213 
Group: Cosma International  
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BRAMPTON 


Group Description

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.


What Deco Offers

At Deco Automotive, company culture is central to the work experience. Employees at Deco enjoy many different company benefits including:

  • A great work experience with a diverse and dedicated workforce
  • A strong focus on safety and health and wellness (fitness membership discounts, subsidized cafeteria, and year-round access to a private park)
  • Four (4) paid personal days
  • Seven (7) paid sick/emergency days
  • Three (3) paid family emergency days
  • Competitive extended health benefits
  • Group RRSP matching program
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Team appreciation lunches and events
  • Education Reimbursement Program 
  • Continuous Improvement and Development Culture

Your New Role

To champion continuous improvement initiatives such cycle time, scrap, downtime and manpower reduction through welding / assembly, CNC, hydroforming, and stamping during the manufacturing of steel and aluminum engine cradles.  Champion the design, build, and development of assembly processes and tooling required. Manage launch activities, engineering changes, and VAVE activities. Support quality fast response meetings and trouble shoot production issues on the line. Be able to update and create PFMEA’s, process flows, work instructions and understand the product GD&T.

As a Manufacturing Engineer, You Will

  • Handles medium size projects from inception to completion, with moderate follow-up by leadership.
  • Conducts appropriate Manpower efficiency studies – through time and motion studies or standard data. Line balancing manpower, machine charts and analysis  
  • Prepares reports, charts and other documentation required for engineering records and projects
  • Works with all departments and customers to design solutions that improve production efficiency, ergonomics, safety and maintenance related issues 
  • Supports continuous improvement initiatives
  • Assists in developing material handling logistics (i.e. - Aisle layout, bin placement, dunnage assists, etc.) 
  • Reviews, monitors and co-ordinates tooling design, build, approval process and capital budgets
  • Supervises equipment relocation and installation to Deco Automotive
  • Assists in setting up preventative maintenance program for new equipment
  • Assists in resolving quality concerns
  • Reviews, co-ordinates and implements all customer approved engineering changes
  • Interfaces with production departments, customers and vendors to design packaging solutions to improve production planning, efficiency, ergonomic design and economic viability of our operation
  • Reviews, monitors and co-ordinates custom packaging design, build, approval process and capital budgets
  • Assists in setting up preventive maintenance program for e-coat and shipping racks
  • Co-ordinates all required actions to resolve quality and safety concerns related to packaging
  • Reviews, co-ordinates and implements packaging changes as a result of customer approved engineering changes
  • Supports new business quoting process with packaging recommendation including pack densities and design concepts for custom racks
  • Updates and documents current plant layouts
  • Supports new business quoting process with packaging recommendations including pack densities and design concepts for custom racks as well as plant layout drawings
  • Supports activities for successful attainment of PPAP and GP-9
  • Knows and understands process documentation and customer specific requirements as they relate to this job function
  • Follows and complies with all Operational Procedures and Policies as Outlined in the Team Member Handbook, Quality and Environmental Programs (i.e. TS16949, ISO14001)
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Accepts personal responsibility to plan and conduct their work safety in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as company policies and guidelines.
  • Report to his/her leader or designate any contravention of the act, any known hazards or defects in equipment

What You Will Need to Succeed

  • Engineering Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum Five (5) years related experience within an automotive assembly or  similar manufacturing industry 
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Able to read and interpret CAD drawings, experience with AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of MIG welding aluminum and galvanized steel
  • Knowledge of stamping, hydroforming, E-coat and CNC machining an asset
  • Good organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality
  • Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

Additional Information

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

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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