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Press Operating Team Member

Job Number:  63059
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Tennessee, LLC.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Ethridge, TENNESSEE, US, 38456

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Job Number: 63059
Group: Cosma International
Division: Magna Structures TN
Job Type: Press Operation Team Member
Location: Lawrenceburg, TN



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

This is a greenfield facility being built in the Ethridge/Lawrenceburg area and we are beginning to hire our Press Operating Team Members.  This is a day shift position.

Your Responsibilities

Produce quality parts, on time, the first time to meet or exceed our customer requirements, while supporting the Magna Employee’s Charter and the policies and procedures of BGM.
Job Responsibility
(This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. Team members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions or to perform other job duties requested by their leader)
Know and understand Quality and Environmental policies.
Perform other duties as required.
Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles, including:
Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
Abide by policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Team Member Handbook.
Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
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.
Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.
Core values – Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values. 
Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required. 
Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility. 
Ensure a quality product (measuring tools, part inspection and fixtures) and know and understand the quality procedures
Perform basic troubleshooting and setup (straighter, feeder and incidentals, conveyor, chutes)
Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes
Maintain accurate paperwork/production reports
Assist with developing set-up procedures
Ability to follow standard work instructions, quality procedures, IDS sheets, and customer specifications. 

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma or GED
Post-secondary education preferred, or related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
Minimum of 1-year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Operate standard office equipment preferred
Basic understanding of press angles, feed angles, material/steel theory, die protection, pilot release, and basic order of press operations

Quality of Work
Team Player

Physical Demands
Office and General factory environment 
Able to be flexible in hours of work on short notice in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
Possible Shift Work
Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time, and occasional bending and stooping.
Ability to lift in excess of 40 pounds or more

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

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, 401K.  

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: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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