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Paint Maintenance Technician

Job Number:  46895
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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

Under the direction of the paint manager, the paint maintenance technician provides corrective and preventative maintenance on the paint application fluid delivery equipment in an effort to increase uptime and efficiency.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs preventative maintenance on paint application equipment to prevent unscheduled downtime
  • Takes appropriate corrective action to keep paint production operating at its fullest capacity
  • Troubleshoots and repairs fluid delivery equipment as needed or required
  • Maintains and rebuilds paint application equipment (paint guns, valves, fluid regulators, pumps, etc). Requisitions necessary parts and determines required inventory levels
  • Requisitions necessary parts and determines required inventory levels
  • Performs daily startup and shutdown of paint system
  • Performs calibration and operational checks on paint application equipment
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record and works overtime as required
  • Performs all task in a safe manner according to operating procedures.
  • Performs Washer operation/monitoring duties when needed
  • Keeps all associated paperwork and equipment history records up to date

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Maintains a clean and safe work area
  • Participates in department meetings
  • Submits cost reduction and Innovation ideas
  • Performs other tasks as assigned
  • Serve as a member of the Spill Team
  • Properly package, label, and store Hazardous Waste both from operational activities or from a spill incident (Paint Maintenance)
  • Conduct required daily, or other periodic, environmental inspections
  • Assist with disposal of scrap materials from MEVS
  • Preform other duties as assigned

Additional Information

  • Must have good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Must have good problem solving skills
  • Must be able to read and comprehend written procedures as well as mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic prints
  • Must work well with others
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Associates Degree or Certificate within the technical or mechanical fields
  • 2 years’ experience working with paint equipment and/or mechanical equipment required.

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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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