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Weld Engineering Technologist

Job Number:  44360
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 44360 
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

 Weld Engineering Technologist – the person is responsible and accountable for the welding process on his/her shift. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, inspecting/testing, troubleshooting, find and fix parameter audits, corrective action, process improvement and training for all welding processes.  The Weld Engineering Technologist ensures that the welding is done in accordance with customer weld specifications and the control plan using assigned equipment/machinery in any of the division’s welding departments.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Understands content of weld inspection reports.  Can retrieve/review data from the weld database
  2. Takes lead on weld related failures
  3. Validation of corrective action for the welding.
  4. Able to create clear and accurate documentation for control of weld parameters. 
  5. Understands and can apply customer (AIAG CQI-15) and internal weld specifications and standards. 
  6. Initiate corrective action and/or containment with Quality Auditors for any noncompliance.
  7. Assists in control & management of all welding visual aids, weld maps, tip trays, etc.
  8. Complete shift report for the team regarding various issues with directions for the next shift.
  9. Understands PPAP requirements. 
  10. Able to prepare accurate and concise customer reports, weld summaries, charts for prioritization of corrective actions and management review.
  11. Understands and has the ability to complete correlation studies between destructive and non- destructive testing.
  12. Sound technical understanding of weld quality standards including weld appearance and weld location - GMAW, RW-S, RW-P.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

1.              Minimum of a Weld Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering Technician diploma (2 years), with 2 years practical welding experience. Weld Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering Technologist diploma (3 years) is preferred.

2.             Good mathematical, organizational and communication skills.

3.             Experience / working knowledge in robotic mig and resistance welding.

4.             Experience with destructive and non-destructive testing.

5.             Knowledge of Word 97/2000, Excel and Power Point.

6.             Skill gained by experience - over 4 months in welding environment.

7.             Human relation skills and maturity of judgement.

Additional Information

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

Equipment:  Various production equipment and machinery, various hand tools, etc.

Software:     MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

RESPONSIBILITY AND WORKING CONDITIONS:  The incumbent is required to carry out routine, repetitive tasks under the shift direction of the Quality Lead Hands with technical direction from the Weld Engineering Coordinator.  The Weld Technician must demonstrate good organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.  The incumbent is required to lift parts ranging from 0-40 lbs. and is exposed regularly to elements such as noise and temperature. 


Overtime after 40 hours per week.

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 Member.

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 

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