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Manufacturing Engineering Coordinator

Job Number:  65904
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Thomas, ONTARIO, CA, N5P 1G6

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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.


About the Role


The Manufacturing Engineer works closely with staff specialists/customers/suppliers to lead the improvement of existing product press equipment. The Manufacturing Engineer tracks, records/reports, identifies/investigates problems and continuous improvement related to existing product/press shop processes, and will also assist in the launch of new stamping processes.  The Manufacturing Engineer utilizes the APQP/CFT process to contribute to the smooth launch and implementation of projects and /or EC changes, meeting all critical deadlines and customer requirements.  The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the project, from its inception through PPAP, production and beyond.

Your Responsibilities


  • Must be capable of managing and leading projects from inception to completion – timing, concept, feasibility, design, construction, try-out, launch, buy-off, budget, prototype programs and engineering changes.

  • Prepares reports, charts, and other documentation required for engineering records and projects focusing on plant Key Performance Indicators.

  • Works closely with other departments and customers to design solutions to improve production processes, reduce downtime, increase O.A., ergonomic design, and economic viability of our operation.

  • Coordinate and work with contracted Engineer to ensure that stamping equipment meets all of the Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews (PSHSR) requirements.

  • Lead Continuous Improvement Program initiatives, but not limited to, managing layout changes, developing infrastructure, fulfilling improvement requests etc.

  • Act as a liaison between Presstran & relevant supplier, troubleshooting process/equipment related issues to eliminate process-induced defects within the facility or/and the supplier.

  • Core member in maintaining end of the line design/layout and ensuring max efficiency is achieved with regards to material delivery, material flow and container utilization.

  • Managing bank-builds for any necessary Eng changes with container concepts and maximizing layout utilization.

  • Coordinate with the CFT to facilitate problem solving sessions for internal Non-conformances and external customer complaints pertaining to Stamping.

Who we are looking for


Someone Who:


  • Has strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

  • Is experienced with various stamping processes/press and die workings is preferred.

  • Is knowledgeable and experienced in the use of APQP, CAD, GD&T, PPAP, & PFMEA.

  • Has the ability to use CAD software.

  • Has the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Your preferred qualifications


  • BSc. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering or a College Diploma in Industrial Manufacturing.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with stamping press equipment and stamping automation.


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

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

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.


Presstran Offers:


  • Overtime after 44 hours per week.

  • Vacation: 2 weeks of paid vacation + 4 Personal Paid Holidays

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit.

  • Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.

Site Benefits


  • Medical and Dental Coverage.

  • Incentive Bonus if requirements are met.

  • Magna Profit Sharing.

  • Matched GRRSP.

  • Company paid life insurance and AD&D coverage.

  • Educational Assistance program. 

  • Work boot, safety glasses and custom molded earplug allowances.

  • Roger’s cell phone plan available to Presstran Team Members.

  • Monthly Employee discounts (new vehicle, amusement parks etc.).

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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