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Engineering Coordinator - Product

Job Number:  63195
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Formet Industries
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Thomas, ONTARIO, CA, N5P 1G6

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Job Number: 63195 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Formet Industries 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: ST. THOMAS 
Work Style:  


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

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.

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.


At Formet, one of the largest manufacturing employers in Southwestern Ontario producing body and chassis components for assembly plants across North America, we take care of each other and live by the motto “One Team. One Formet.”

About the Role

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.)

Who we are looking for

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

Your 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.
•    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.
•    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.

Site Benefits

•    Weekly pay via direct deposit
•    Overtime (1.5x) after 44 hours worked 
•    Vacation entitlement
o    2 weeks of paid vacation (3 weeks after 3 years) + 4 company paid holidays + 2x ½ days = 15 days annually
o    Option to bank your overtime to earn up to an extra 5 days of paid time off (approved in the same manner as vacation time) (27 hours x 1.5 = 40 hours)
•    Skilled Trades referral bonus of $500 following successful hire of candidate
•    Medical and Dental Benefits after 1 month of employment.
•    Magna will contribute an amount equal to 3% of regular earnings every week to your retirement savings (MBC program)
•    Profit sharing paid in the second quarter of every year (EEPPP Program)
•    Matched GRRSP
•    Company Paid Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
•    Optional group Life Insurance and Critical Illness Insurance for self and spouse 
•    Safety Shoe, prescription Safety Glasses and Custom Molded Earplug allowance
•    Company paid uniforms (if you choose to use)
•    Company BBQ, Holiday Parties and Company Events
•    Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives  - 6k for Water Walk, Support Local Charities (Hospice of Elgin, Adopt a Family (12 in total), STEGH), Children’s Health Foundation and many more)
•    Magna Service Award Program
•    Roger’s and Bell cellphone data plan available – as low as $50/month! 
•    Subsidized cafeteria with daily specials including hot vegetarian options – we are known for our amazing cafeteria! Free coffee, juice and tea
•    Educational Assistance Program
•    Employee Discounts: new vehicles, amusement parks, etc. 
•    Plant-Wide Continuous Improvement Program: 2022 bonus = $1810
•    You get to work with a FANTASTIC Team! One Team, One Formet!

Your preferred qualifications

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

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.

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