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Production Weld / Assembly Operator

Job Number:  17892
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Columbus
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Lancaster, OH, US, 43130



Job Number: 17892 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Columbus 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Lancaster 


Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Magna is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the automotive industry


Magna - Across the globe.  Across the industry.

  • Over 60 years of excellence
  • 164,750 employees
  • 346 manufacturing/assembling facilities
  • 94 engineering/product development/sales centers 
  • 27 countries 
  • $39.4 billion in sales


Magna Seating Columbus’ Current Business

  • Jeep Wrangler - 2nd Row Seat Structures
  • Jeep Grand Wagoneer - 2nd and 3rd Row Seat Structures


Employee Benefits

  • Profit Sharing (i.e. Cash/Stock Options)
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Company Paid Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dependent (Spouse & Child) Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
  • Company Paid Vacation
  • Magna Perks
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Magna Family Scholarship Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And More…


Hiring Immediately!



Role Summary

Perform direct weld and/or assembly/ sub-assembly tasks to meet production schedules in accordance with quality and safety standards. Work is to be performed in adherence to safety guidelines and operator instruction sheets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate various machines involved in the weld and//or assembly of parts by inspecting and inserting pieces, activating machines, unloading and inspecting assembled parts and placing them in the appropriate container. (Following operator instructions and within quality, safety and cycle time guidelines)
  • Assemble components and parts in accordance with standardized work, one-piece flow, JES’s and within quality and safety guidelines.
  • Complete daily production cards and ensure counts are correct when packing.
  • Report any damage or quality issues resulting from damage.
  • Read and apply Product Manuals – operator instruction sheets, quality specifications, safety standards – to fit sub-assemble and assemble parts and components.
  • Perform maintenance, safety checks, sensor checks and clean line machine equipment daily.
  • Use Safety and Preventative Maintenance to ensure equipment operates within safety specifications.
  • Conduct inspections as required by operation instructions, quality alerts, inspections, first off/ lot control and certification logs.
  • Use checking aids/ quality fixtures to monitor quality checks.
  • Advise Maintenance Technicians on machine complications.
  • Ensure proper labelling of all part bins/ containers.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to new Assembly Operators as requested by the Supervisor or Team Leader.
  • Required to follow FIFO procedure.
  • Participates in 5S cleaning activities and follows 5S standards
  • Required to reduce scrap/ rework.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent preferred.
  • Basic mathematical skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Ability to follow instructions and take direction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform work which requires high level of finger dexterity.

Additional Information

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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