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Assembly Toolmaker - Off Shift

Job Number:  47306
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 47306 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: ST. CLAIR 


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

Provides dimensional and tooling support to the maintenance department. Able to work at various locations within and outside the plant.  Can operate a variety of tools and machines within the Assembly department and tool room. 

The Assembly Toolmaker is responsible to ensure that the Customer, People, and Investor goals are balanced and met.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Services, maintains, and controls dimensional integrity of weld line tooling.
  • Able to operate a variety of machine tools (i.e. TIG/MIG /Stick Welders, lathes, milling machines, drill press etc.)
  • Verify conformance of machines or repaired tooling to specifications by checking dimensions, clearances, and alignments.
  • Troubleshoot for problems during production.
  • Able to set up appropriate tools in the department.
  • Always follow safe work practices and company work procedures.
  • Assure work performed complies with QS9000 standards.
  • Maintain tooling Quality STD’s and Preventative/ Predictive Maintenance program to ensure compliance with QS9000 Requirements.
  • Able to work overtime as required.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Works with quality department to improve quality. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Communicate with all members of our organization and our customers.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.  
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customer, and the general public.
  • Receive and pass down information written and verbal.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.  
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Additional Information


  • Manufacturing Environment
  • 80% Standing and walking 
  • 20% Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, or balancing. 
  • Must be able to lift 100 lbs.   


  • Various machines, such as drills, sanders, lathes, milling machines, CNCs, etc. 
  • Different types of welding equipment such as MIG, TIG, and stick welding. 


  • Associates Degree or equivalent from two years college or technical school or 5 years related experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Completion of a 4-year Tool & Die apprenticeship program.
  • Tool and Die Maker with related experience/familiar with assembly tooling work.
  • Good hand dexterity, mechanical skills, mathematical skills and organizational skills.
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years’ experience with assembly tooling with minimum 5 years of specializing with new assembly tool construction and robot tooling.
  • Hemming die or clinch tool experience is a must.
  • Metrology experience is required including exposure to and using master-buck tooling. 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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