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Dimensional Engineer

Job Number:  18791
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Michigan, MI, US, 48079





Job Number: 18791 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Michigan 




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.


Magna Electric Vehicle Structures - Michigan, part of Cosma International, a division of Magna International, represents the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We are a leading global automotive supplier with 347 manufacturing operations and 92 product development, engineering and sales centers in 28 countries. We have over 168,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative processes and world-class manufacturing. With a focus on battery tray production and vehicle electrification, MEVS is manufacturing the future of mobility. The culture at MEVS focuses on job security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill/trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment.



Role Summary


Responsible for the development and monitoring of MEVS & Customer GDT drawings, dimensional strategies, tolerance schemes and Measurement Points. 


Plans and develops GD&T layouts, strategic dimensional strategy documents, tolerance stack ups, 3D Tolerance Modeling Reports, and quality plans that allows to balance design, manufacturing processes and engineering dimensional objectives to ensuring the manufacturability and quality objectives for the system and components can be achieved.

Key Responsibilities

•    Dimensioning & tolerance (GD&T) to component and systems.
•    Support and/or develops measurement points.
•    Coordinates all datum schemes and assembly sequences. 
•    Assists in the development of a control plan for a system or component.
•    Performs variation reduction and dimensional sensitivity studies.
•    Performs comparison studies of measured data versus objectives and GD&T specification.
•    Performs tolerance analysis (2D stack studies) on designs and processes.
•    Review’s 3D (VSA model) tolerance analysis on designs and processes.
•    Assists in the fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems to conform to dimensional plan and customer provided quality objectives.
•    Develops the strategic slip plan and dimensional strategy documents.
•    Monitors and controls the dimensional objective documents.
•    Defines and/or supports the measurement plan development.
•    Provides input to the product design team on dimensional issues and concerns.
•    Reviews dimensional control capabilities of tools and dies, processes and assembly sequences.
•    Reviews assembly sequences for feasibility of weld, rivet access and tool clamp access.
•    Support gage concept designs, gage follow-up, GR / GR&R, tool repeatability and tool and die certification studies.
•    Coordinate’s quality and dimensional strategy reporting methods.
•    Assists in continuous improvement and VA/VE activity
•    Assists design for assembly (DFA), and manufacturing (DFM), geometric dimensioning & tolerance (GD&T) to component and systems.
•    Taking customer requirements and breaking them down into sub-system and component levels to determine design capability.  Then will strategize to improve and influence Engineering to implement this strategy.
•    Supports assembly builds to achieve dimensional accuracy to the customer requirements.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Associate Degree or equivalent combination of 3 years technical education and experience
•    Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of technical education and experience

Additional Information

•    Manufacturing Environment
•    80% Stand and walking
•    20% Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, or balancing.


Performance Assessment conducted by Supervisor and/or Department Manager.


The applications created help provide accurate data that assists in monitoring the implementation of systems/goals.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.


08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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