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Paint Technician

Job Number:  46866
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 general direction of Paint Engineers, provides technical support in Paint Department to achieve the highest production output possible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support in Paint Department by monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolving process issues. Reviews production reports and parts for process related problems. Coordinates efforts and implements proper processes and procedures to resolve problems. 
  • Participates in continuous improvement processes for Paint Department. Maintains, controls, and reduces process costs     
  • Designs layouts and updates equipment to support of Paint Department.  Processes paint equipment and manual sprayers for new colors used in production.  Creates and documents new procedures to support new business
  • Solves mechanical problems and gives direction for proper repairs
  • Assigns tasks and trains other staff as needed.  Participates in team meetings
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of projects
  • Must be able to work independently under minimal work direction

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must have a high degree of comprehension and judgment for effective problem solving
  • Must have excellent visual skills to see and differentiate paint colors, paint film thickness, etc. 
  • Must have a good understanding of application equipment in relation to solvent blends, paint mixing, temperature, humidity, and other factors critical to the job
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate with internal and external contacts and work in a team environment

Additional Information

  • High School Diploma plus minimum three years paint experience; or equivalent
  • Minimum five years’ experience with paint and/or paint systems experience

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Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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