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Production Welder B Shift

Job Number:  55349
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  LMV Automotive Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Liberty, MISSOURI, US, 64068

Work Style: 

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

Responsible for cutting and permanently joining metal parts together through the application of appropriate welding techniques. Ensuring components meet customer’s quality requirements.

Key Responsibilities

(This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. Associates will be required to follow any other job-related instructions or to perform other job duties requested by their manager.)

1.    Demonstrates proper welding knowledge in MIG and MIG braze as well as the use of power tools.
2.    To work in a safe, quality minded, and productive manner with a sense of urgency to attain production priorities as scheduled.
3.    Attend daily pre-shift meetings and carry out assigned workload as directed by shift/area leaders.
4.    Must be willing to make decisions, understand quality issues, pay attention to details to ensure parts are assembled correctly. 
5.    Monitor equipment operation to ensure temperature conditions are optimal. Should be able to care for and maintain equipment in good working order. Understand when it is not working properly. 
6.    Perform minor repairs/adjustments to mig welders. 
7.    Maintain the integrity of weld quality to ensure the finished product meets LMV Automotive Systems standards. 
8.    Maintain proper documentation of scrap and rework products. 
9.    Follow Standard Operating Procedures established for each work station. 
10.    Maintain the integrity of quality to ensure finished product meets LMV Automotive Systems standards, to include the changing of weld tips, wire spools, and cleaning of nozzles to ensure the efficiency of weld robots.
11.    Maintain proper documentation of production. 
12.    Responsible for visual inspection (and repairs if needed) of all welds and weld quality.
13.    Test and inspect welded surfaces to identify and fix possible flaws.
14.    Operate grinders and scrapers to prepare metal surfaces for welding operations.
15.    Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example. Follows and supports LMV Automotive Systems and Magna’s operating principles including: 
a.    Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all associates equally, fairly, and with dignity and respect.
b.    Abide by LMV policies and procedures, as described in the most current version of the Employee Handbook. 
c.    Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open, and friendly communication.
d.    5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
e.    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.
f.    Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing. 
g.    Company quality and environmental policies.
h.    Core values – Treat all employees equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values.
16.    Promote and facilitate Open Door process, effective communication, and Fair Treatment. 
17.    Attain safety, quality, productivity, and continuous improvement goals.
18.    May be required to adjust shifts as necessary. 
19.    Attend training as required.
20.    Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Key Qualifications/Requirements

(These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position. Associates will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently.)

Education and/or Experience:
•    High school diploma or GED

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•    Required to pass welding competency tests.
•    Must have some OSHA knowledge (safety requirements.)
•    Skills in MIG, ARC, and TIG welding and plasma cutting.
•    Ability to safely use hand tools and other powered equipment.

Additional Information

Physical Demands
•    Must be able to perform physical activities, such as but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 40 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. 
•    Ability to perform welding operations under extreme conditions. 

Environmental Conditions:
•    General factory environment.

Environmental, Health & Safety:
•    Support and comply with all TS16949 & ISO14001 procedures and work instructions.
•    Support a safe and healthful work environment that is free of recognized hazards for all employees, contractors, and visitors.
•    Cooperate with all local, state, and federal agencies, such as OSHA or the EPA, in the event of an inspection.
•    Know and follow all applicable EH&S Policies and Procedures.

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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