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Tooling Tech Apprentice-A or B Shift

Job Number:  59063
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  LMV Automotive Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Liberty, MISSOURI, US, 64068

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Job Number: 59063 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: LMV Automotive Systems 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: LIBERTY 


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

To support manufacturing operations by maintaining, trouble shooting and repairing all facilities and manufacturing equipment in a safe and orderly fashion as directed by the maintenance area/shift leader.


These positions follow a "Continental" schedule with rotating work days every two weeks.

A Shift:  5:15am-5:15pm

B Shift:  5:15pm-5:15am

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.    Troubleshoot and repair problems on plant facilities and production equipment of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic or pneumatic in nature.
2.    Assists in the implementations and improvement of effective preventive maintenance programs for all equipment, performing scheduled maintenance on facilities and production equipment as required.
3.    Assist in dimensional improvements requiring tooling shim moves to improve part quality.
4.    Maintain and update equipment records, shim logs, schematics, blueprints and files in orderly fashion
5.    Obtain and attend training for professional development and to stay current on maintenance and safety requirements and other training as required.
6.    Complete all work in accordance with OSHA, NEC, JIC and DNR standards and regulations
7.    Complete correspondence, forms and reports using personal computer and required software
8.    Maintain department repair parts stock and inventory
9.    Handle confidential information on a regular basis
10.    To work in a safe, quality minded, and productive manner with a sense of urgency to achieve maintenance deadlines and to attain production priorities as scheduled.
11.    Attend daily pre-shift meetings and carry out assigned workloads as directed by shift/area leaders. 
12.    Communicates with maintenance manager and maintenance area/shift leaders, and other plant personnel about maintenance concerns, providing complete action plans and status reports as and when required.
13.    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.    Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
c.    5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
d.    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 is the expected standard.
e.    Company quality and environmental policies.

14.    Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey.
15.    Works with vendors and/or contractors, displaying company values of honesty and integrity.
16.    Work with all shifts in design and development of improving methods and equipment through continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles.
17.    May be required to adjust shifts as necessary.
18.    Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Has a responsibility to help develop all maintenance apprentices and give guidance where needed.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

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

Education and/or Experience:

•    Must have high school diploma or GED.
•    Once job is accepted, schooling is required per the LMV Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Agreement


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic and basic electrical systems.
•    Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts as appropriate.
•    Must be proficient in using Lathes, Milling Machines, Grinders, Drill Presses and Saws.
•    Must be proficient in bench repair, assembly, machinery up-keep, layout, inspection, tooling design, quality control, fixture building, welding and heat treating.
•    Computer proficiency, Microsoft Word, Excel etc.
•    Must have good organizational skills.  
•    Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.
•    Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, equipment instructions, requirements and business correspondences.
•    Ability to effectively and appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups.
•    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
•    Fabrication and mechanical skills
•    Ability to obtain and hold a fork truck license.
•    Ability to obtain and hold a boom/scissor lift license.

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. 
•    Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades.
•    Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical and other environmental hazards.


Environmental Conditions:

•    Must be able to work in various locations within and outside the manufacturing plant.
•    Must be able to rotate working shifts and weekend overtime to meet department requirements with a minimum amount of supervision.
•    Exposed regularly to elements such as temperature and noise.    
•    Safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment.
•    Must be comfortable with working at heights and within confined spaces.


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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