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Maintenance Technician

Job Number:  15299
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MI, US, 48079





Job Number: 15299 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: St. Clair 




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.


Magna Electric Vehicle Structures - Michigan, part of Cosma International, a division of Magna International, represents the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We are a leading global automotive supplier with 347 manufacturing operations and 92 product development, engineering and sales centers in 28 countries. We have over 168,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative processes and world-class manufacturing. With a focus on battery tray production and vehicle electrification, MEVS is manufacturing the future of mobility. The culture at MEVS focuses on job security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill/trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment.



Role Summary

To support manufacturing operations by maintaining, trouble shooting and repairing all facilities and manufacturing equipment in a safe and orderly fashion as directed by the maintenance shift leader.

Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and repair problems on plant facilities and production equipment of advanced nature in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic or pneumatic.
  • Assists in the implementations and improvement of effective preventive maintenance programs for all equipment, performing scheduled maintenance on facilities and production equipment as required.
  • Maintain and update equipment records, schematics, blueprints and files in orderly fashion.
  • Obtain and attend training for professional development and to stay current on maintenance and safety requirements and other training as required.
  • Complete all work in accordance with OSHA, NEC, JIC and DNR standards and regulations.
  • Complete correspondence, forms and reports using personal computer and required software.
  • Follow MRO crib procedures in order to maintain department part stock and inventory.
  • Handle confidential information on a regular basis.
  • To work in a safe, quality minded and productive manner with a sense of urgency to achieve maintenance deadlines and to attain production priorities as scheduled.
  • Attend daily pre-shift meetings and carry out assigned workloads as directed by shift leader.
  • Communicates with maintenance manager, maintenance shift leader and other plant personnel about maintenance concerns, providing complete action plans and status reports when required.
  • Follows and supports MEVSM’s and Magna’s operating principles, including:

Additional Responsibilities

  • Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all employees equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
  • Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication at the lowest level.
  • 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 are the expected standard.
  • Company quality and environmental policies.


  • Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey.
  • Works with vendors and/or contractors, displaying company values of honesty and integrity.
  • Works with all shifts in design and development of improving methods and equipment through continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles.
  • May be required to adjust shifts as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge of programming/teaching robots
  • Ability to demonstrate programming/troubleshooting knowledge of PLCs
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret technical procedures, blueprints, diagrams, schematics, equipment instructions, requirements and business correspondences.
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Fabrication, mechanical and advanced electrical skills (National Electrical Code).
  • Ability to obtain and hold a fork truck license.
  • Ability to obtain and hold a boom/scissor lift license

Education Requirement

  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Associate’s Degree (A.A.) and Journeyperson status as a maintenance electrician or relevant experience of ten years or more


07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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