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Weld Reliability Technician/ Weld Destruct

Job Number:  51122
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 51122 
Group: Cosma International  
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: ST. THOMAS 


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

Want to work with your hands in a challenging and physical role and develop your skills on a supportive team? The Weld Destruct is responsible for inspecting/testing all welding of details to ensure the welding is done in accordance with the control plan using assigned equipment/machinery in any of the division’s welding departments.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Experience inspecting/testing all welding of details an asset.
  3. Computer proficiency required.
  4. Ability to understand/follow direction.
  5. Be able to perform plasma cutting and use a push-out machine, perform microscope inspections, use air-driven chisel hammer, and to read and follow weld drawings.
  6. Be able to use the Jaws of Life. (Hydraulic safety training required), the cut-off saw, grinder and polisher, to read & follow control plans.
  7. Must be able to work independently.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Able to operate the generate reports/data on the push out/torque/resistance weld destructive testing equipment
  2. Can perform mig weld cuts/measuring of weld cross sections and can understand the results.
  3. Timely report out of non-conforming parts.
  4. Understand and able to complete weld inspection reports. Able to use weld database and check WCR for containment.
  5. Initiate corrective action and/or containment with Quality Auditors for any non-compliance.
  6. Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  7. Able to perform weld inspections for studies, tip studies and consumable trials under the direction of weld engineer.
  8. Understands PPAP.
  9. Understands and has the ability to complete correlation studies between destructive and non- destructive testing.
  10. Sound technical understanding of weld quality standards including weld appearance and weld location - Mig, projection, spot
  11. Ability to use ultrasonic weld inspection tester
  12. Ability to performs annual layout inspections and reporting

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Vacation: 2 weeks of paid vacation (3 weeks after 3 years) + 3 Personal Paid Holidays (PPH) 

Benefits: Medical and Dental Coverage. Plant wide Incentive Program – based on a number of factors, all members of our team receive an Incentive Bonus, if requirements are met. Magna Profit Sharing. Matched GRRSP. Company paid life insurance and AD&D coverage. Educational Assistance program.  Work boot, safety glasses and custom molded earplug allowances.

Weekly pay via direct deposit. Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.

Roger’s cell phone plan available to Presstran Team Members,  month Employee discounts (new vehicle, amusement parks etc.)

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