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Quality Technician

Job Number:  21752
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MI, US, 48079




Job Number: 21752 
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.


Role Summary

Support Production, Engineering, and Quality. Analyze and solve quality problems, prepare inspection plans and instruction, select sampling plan applications, prepare procedure, train inspectors, perform audits, analyze quality costs and other quality data, and apply fundamental statistical methods for process control. Process, gather, and disposition non-conforming material.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct material and component testing at all stages of manufacturing.
  • Prepare, conduct, and report on the applicable testing conducted.
  • Perform receiving, in-process, and final inspections as directed by the Quality Manager.
  • Perform capability studies as required.
  • Prepare and evaluate dimensional reports, analyze them, and initiate corrective actions as needed.
  • Audit & evaluate assembly check fixtures to ensure they are adjusted and functioning correctly and initiate corrective actions as needed.
  • Control all Quality Records and Documentation required by the Quality Engineer or Quality Manager.
  • Develop gauging instructions and methods.
  • Preform gauge R & R’s as required.
  • Train employees in check/assembly fixture usage as required.
  • Audit employees and processes which impact the quality of the product and/or the quality of the systems. 
  • Assist with sample submissions for customer PPAP deliverables.
  • Maintain gauge records.
  • Perform all functions in a legal, ethical, and professional manner.
  • Empowered to assist in problem-solving, implementation of corrective and preventative actions and continuous improvement plans.
  • 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 and with dignity and respect.
  • 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 are the expected standard.
  • Company quality and environmental policies.
  • Core values – Treat all employees equally, fairly, with dignity and respect, without favoritism in accordance with company values.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Responsible for support of floor operations and quality to ensure conformance to the Customer specific requirements.
(These qualifications represent the minimum requirements of the position.  Employees will be required to possess the ability and aptitudes to perform the duties proficiently.)

  • Quality technician training and/or experience (other relevant experience may be substituted at the Quality Manager’s discretion)
  • Must have experience using standard measurement, inspection, and test equipment in the inspection of sheet metal parts and assemblies.
  • Computer knowledge and skills (including CMS).
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of SPC as it relates to sheet metal stampings and assemblies.
  • Analytic /problem-solving abilities.
  • Organizational skills and abilities 
  • Mechanical skills and knowledge.

Additional Information

Some of the physical demands of this position include sitting for prolonged periods of time, walking up and down staircases, occasional lifting, and occasional stooping and bending. 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Above average computer skills.
  • Must have experience with Quality principles.
  • Knowledge of SPC as it relates to sheet metal stampings and assemblies.
  • Must have experience using standard measurement, inspection, and testing equipment in the inspection of sheet metal parts and assemblies.

Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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