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Quality Technician- Weld Destruct- 3rd SHIFT

Job Number:  47017
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 quality manager, the quality technician/weld destruct supports manufacturing by improving the company and department efficiency in a safe, high quality and productive manner, and is accountable for the quality and housekeeping goals.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for support of floor operations and quality to ensure conformance to the Customer specific requirements.
  • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example. 
  • Promote and facilitate the Open Door process, effective communication, and Fair Treatment.
  • Follows and supports Magna Electric Vehicle Structures (MEVS) and Magna’s operating principles, including:
  • Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all employees equally, fairly with dignity and respect.
  • Abide by MEVS policies and procedures, as described in the most current version of the Employee Handbook.
  • Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open, and friendly communication.
  • 5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
  • 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.
  • Promotes MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing. 
  • Company quality and environmental policies.
  • Core values – Treat all employees equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Work well with power cutting tools, torches, air chisels, and Ultra Sonic weld inspection equipment.
  • Utilize statistical and problem-solving knowledge.
  • Enter inspection results into computer-based inspection documents.
  • Perform part capability studies and Gauge R & R’s as required.
  • Interpret joining documentation, including spot patterns layouts, weld information master sheets, including the major attributes of each.
  • Maintain all equipment used for dimensional and weld inspection.
  • Perform destructive testing and analysis of spot welds using a plasma cutter, air chisels, and other destructing tools.
  • Perform Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and analysis of spot welds using Ultra Sonic weld inspection equipment.
  • Perform correlation of NDT and destructive testing to ensure valid NDT results.
  • Cut, polish, and etch weld cross-sections per control plan sample size and frequencies.
  • Maintain welding, weld destruct, and non-destruct equipment.
  • Assist with sample submission.
  • Conduct shift pass down with other employees.
  • Maintain close communication with Engineers, Weld Technicians, Quality Assurance, and Production employees.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, organized work area.
  • Attain safety, quality, productivity, and continuous improvement goals.
  • Build and maintain positive employee relations.
  • Attend training as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information


  • Mechanical aptitude, critical/rational thinking, and problem-solving skills.  
  • Prepare, read, and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines with minimum direct supervision.
  • Calculate figures and amounts, such as percentages and proportions.


  • 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 handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical and other environmental hazards.
  • Effectively use computers and software as required.
  • Work well with others.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and overtime. 

Must pass a Near Vision Acuity test and a Color Contrast Differentiation exam. 


  • Pneumatic, hydraulic, electric power and hand tools, gages, and software’s as required.


  • Knowledge of quality / welding / manufacturing principles
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Above average computer skills.
  • Must have experience with GMAW and RSW applications.
  • Must receive and maintain Level I NDT certification in UT.
  • Must have experience using standard measurement, inspection, and testing equipment in the inspection of sheet metal parts and assemblies.


  • Relevant manufacturing and automotive experience is preferred.

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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