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Tooling Engineer

Job Number:  61187
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MICHIGAN, US, 48079

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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.


About the Role

Under the direction of the engineering  manager, the tooling engineer understands the needs of the project customers and translates them into specifications for the tester development team to implement, (e.g. electrical, mechanical, software etc.) and checks that the product meets the project team expectations. The tools engineer is also responsible to lead the global effort in developing tester development processes and methods to improve quality of work products and efficiency of the team and core tester designs that can be reused across projects.

Your Responsibilities

  • Support upfront design development of BIW Tooling interaction as well with suppliers to create new manufacturing methods and control strategies to achieve specifications and ensure a flawless execution during launch
  • Approve stamping die designs and manages suppliers performance to build schedule
  • Manage stamping suppliers with priorities, deadlines, and quantities, driving suppliers for on time deliverables.  Track and manage Press Line Trial for new dies and Engineering Changes
  • Feedback die issues to Engineering team for resolution.  Manage Engineering Changes with supply base to ensure successful implementation  
  • Plan and manage outsource stampings.  Schedules and monitors all forming activities, from design kick-off, tooling, and engineering builds through mass production
  • Support commercial and costs activities, fixture costs, tooling costs, test costs, etc., during NPI engineering, builds

Who we are looking for

  • 5+ years of Program Management or Tool Engineering experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment or more
  • Tandem, progressive, blanking, transfer stamping and Roll forming
  • BIW experience with focus on the design and build of stamping dies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent 
  • Working knowledge of current manufacturing techniques – tooling, metal stamping, assembly and testing
  • Working knowledge of production and quality control procedures used in a manufacturing environment

Your preferred qualifications

  • Strong mechanical, time management and analysis skills
  • Knowledge of material properties, mechanics of materials and how these materials react when subjected to varying stamping conditions
  • Ability to remain current with state-of-the-art technologies and practices related to the metal stamping and roll forming process as well as develop innovative solutions when necessary
  • Able to use MS Office- Excel, Project, and Word
  • Manage Engineering Changes with supply base to ensure successful implementation 
  • Manage stamping suppliers with priorities, deadlines, and quantities, driving suppliers for on time deliverables

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

At Magna Electric Vehicle Structures - Michigan, company culture is central to the work experience. Employees at MEVS enjoy many different company benefits including:

  • New clean facility
  • Opportunities due to growth
  • Continuous Improvement and Development Culture
  • A strong focus on safety and health and wellness 
  • Three (3) levels of low costing PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (eligible after 30 days) 
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match (Immediate 100% Vested)

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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