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Weld Specialist

Job Number:  16332
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Deco Automotive West
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Etobicoke, ONTARIO, CA





Job Number: 16332 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Deco Automotive West 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Etobicoke 




To ensure Deco Automotive and customers’ quality requirements are met by identifying and providing inputs to resolve quality concerns related to welding and assembly. 




  • College Diploma in Welding Technology or equivalent 
  • 5 years minimum hands-on related experience in metallurgical and welding knowledge
  • Good knowledge of robotic welding systems and robotic programming.
  • Good mathematical, organizational and communication skills.
  • Able to work three shift rotation as required.
  • Able to work in various locations within and outside the plant.
  • Required to work overtime to meet customer needs.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively within team environment.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers, printers, telephone, photocopier, fax machine and digital camera.
  • Basic knowledge of Blueprint reading.




  • Provides instruction and guidance to employees by assisting in solving day to day problems, utilizing the Magna Employee Charter while implementing the policies and procedures of the company.
  • Works with minimal supervision
  • Responsible for generating and maintaining welding parameter control sheets.
  • Trend quality of welds using various measurable tools (i.e. Defect Monitoring, C-Charts)
  • Ensures quality of RSW, GMAW, RPW, and FCAW welds according to Deco and/or customers’ specifications.
  • Work with Weld Lab Technician and Weld Destruct Technician to ensure weld quality is being maintained,
  • Defect monitoring, cross section analysis, trouble shooting of mechanical equipment and input parameters.
  • Basic robotic troubleshooting skills.
  • Duties also include detailing to Supervisors necessary modifications to be made to existing equipment to maximize ease of operation and increased machine performance.
  • Maintain a sound understanding of customer’s product and engineering specifications.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency in achieving results.
  • Establish and maintain effective communications with all support groups. (Assembly, Maintenance, Tooling Material Handling, Human Resources and Info Systems).
  • Promote health & safety, high product quality and continuous improvement.
  • Enforce all quality and inspection procedures.
  • Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Deco.
  • Work within the guidelines of the Deco Employee Handbook and safety rules.
  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and work place safety.
  • Team Player
  • TS16949/IATF awareness and adherence,
  • ISO14001 awareness and adherence
  • Lean Manufacturing and 5S concepts awareness and adherence,
  • Other duties as may be 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.
  • Responsible for Good House Keeping in your area.




Additional Information

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

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 

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