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Engineering Coordinator- Product

Job Number:  34711
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Formet Industries
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Thomas, ON, CA



Job Number: 34711 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Formet Industries 
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.


Company Introduction

Formet is one of the largest manufacturing employers in Southwestern Ontario producing body and chassis components for assembly plants across North America. Our 1.1 million square foot facility features industry-leading hydroforming, roll-forming, hot-stamping, robotic assembly and post-assembly coating processes. At Formet, we take care of each other and live by the motto “One Team. One Formet.”

Position Summary

This position includes the understanding and management of all internal and external tools and dies, and all purchased components (ie. sub-assemblies, stampings, castings, fasteners, etc.).

Recommended Qualifications

 Engineering Degree/Diploma or hold Certificate of Qualifications as a Tool & Die Maker.
 Preferred minimum of 3 year’s experience in either roll forming, hydroforming, hot stamping, cold stamping and/or associated die trouble shooting experience

Duties and Responsibilities

 Perform all duties and promote themselves in a manner that reflects Formet Expectations and Formet’s Visions/Values through Magna’s Employee Charter.
 Follow and abide by all government, Legal, Magna and Formet rules and regulations.
 Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
 Work in a safe, organized, effective, efficient and proactive manner.
 Support and follow the Cosma Program Management Process (CPMP)
 Supports FEC Procedure with specific outline responsibilities.
 Travels to customer’s/vendor’s location to investigate quality concerns; tooling build process, and buyoffs.
 Deals swiftly with all external and internal customers concerns.
 Provides Engineering assistance during customer build events.
 Ensure that customer dates are met or exceeded for each aspect on the program or flags any issues that may change program timing in a timely manner.
 Co-ordinates product specific actions to resolve quality issues.
 Coordinates and assists in activities for successful attainment of customer quality milestones.

 Participates as required in all ISO14001 and ISO/TS16949 activities such as PFMEA and APQP incentives and facilitates all cross-functional reviews.
 Must be capable of handling projects from inception to completion.
 Prepares reports, charts and other documentation required for engineering records and projects.
 Provide product design direction based on part manufacturability.
 Oversee tool build/design and recommend changes.
 Assists in audits with customer as needed.
 Assists in prototype part procurement where needed.
 Assist in vendor evaluation, selection, tooling/product and follow-up.
 Prepares report, charts and other documentation required for engineering records and projects.
 Ensure all products are built to the correct engineering level (i.e. correct CAD files, facilitate buy-offs, create visuals as required, etc.).
 Provide product design direction based on part manufacturability and feedback of build issues.
 Perform other duties as designated.

Working Conditions

 Office and Manufacturing Environments
 Able to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)


Overtime after 44 hours per week.

2 weeks of paid vacation (3 weeks after 3 years) + 3 Personal Paid Holidays (PPH) + 2 half days.

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.

Subsidized Cafeteria.

Work boot, safety glasses and custom molded earplug allowances.

Weekly pay via direct deposit.

Company paid uniforms (if you choose to use).

Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.

Roger’s cell phone plan available to Formet Team Members - $40.00 / month

Employee discounts (new vehicle, amusement parks etc.)

Additional Information

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

08--Engineering F--Permanent/Regular 

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