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Manufacturing Engineer - Materials

Job Number:  43780
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Maple Stamping
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Group: Cosma International  
Division: Maple Stamping 
Job Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Location: 401 Caldari Rd., Concord, ON L4K 5P1 


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.


Role Summary

The Manufacturing Engineer identifies opportunities for improvement in material handling & storage within the facility. The role also involves providing MP&L support in areas of safety, quality, work balancing, and cost reductions.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Post Secondary education in a related discipline is an asset (industrial engineering etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience in a lean manufacturing setting
  • Proficient in Ergonomic studies related to material handling in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and job related software
  • Good command of the English language both verbal, written and the ability to communicate to the customer.

Core Competencies (Including, not limited to)

  • Analytically-minded with solid organizational and communication skills able to meet prescribed deadlines, sometimes under pressure
  • Willingness to take on an informal leadership role with teams consisting of employees from various departments.
  • Ability to balance multiple demands and take on a considerable workload
  • Performs effectively under pressure and stress
  • Demonstrates clear and respectful communication skills in all situations.
  • Uses industry experience to support internal customers
  • Approaches goals with a sense of urgency and is able to effectively prioritize
  • Demonstrates skills to consistently achieve commitment and consensus from all stakeholders.
  • Ability to discuss strategic and sensitive issues, aware of the impact a new program may have on existing or expansion of facility
  • Is aware of how the overall program meets lean processes and make decisions to achieve Lean principles from quote, design phase through to implementation of program.

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Lead the PFEP on Raw, WIP, PIA and FG within the facility.
  • Lead on maintaining & creating standard work documents utilizing combination tables, standard work charts and balance tables for the MP&L team.
  • Conduct ergonomic studies and make process improvements based on findings.
  • Conduct time studies to evaluate standardized work adherence and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Support and run kaizen workshops with various stakeholders.
  • Take lead on efforts to incorporate new concepts into existing systems with emphasis on improving efficiency.
  • Participate and assist with the development of World Class Manufacturing team projects and initiatives.
  • Understands and follows established rules, procedures and policies relating to position.
  • Ensure a safe working environment by observing safe work practices and by following all safety policies and procedures.

Physical Demands

  • Normal amount of sitting or standing, average mobility to move around an office environment, able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer, may require local travel.
  • Occasionally exposed to noise and temperature change, lubricants and vibration
  • Wears all PPE as required.

Additional Information

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

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