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Production Team Member

Job Number:  8904
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Formet Industries
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular






Job Number: 8904 
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

The Team Member is responsible for the actual production or assembly of product using the assigned equipment/machinery of the department. Team Members are also responsible for promoting Formet values which will lead to Formet’s long term success.

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.

Load, unload and monitor production equipment.

Correctly tag or label parts and bins.

Assist with equipment changes and machine adjustments as required.

Conduct visual quality assurance inspections to identify defective parts then document and / or escalate where necessary.

Monitor, record and document any required data.

Support 5S activities.

Perform operations in a manner consistent with Formet’s objective for quality, responsiveness, and cost.

Abide by Formet Industries policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Employee Handbook.

Perform all functions in a safe manner for all employees.

Maintain a clean and tidy work area.

Establish and maintain effective communications with production, material handling, maintenance and engineering support group for assembly.

Participate in training and cross training programs.

When equipment is down refer to the “Downtime work assignment” schedule which will allow this time to be used to the best advantage.

Be accountable and responsible in helping Formet meet its departmental targets and goals

Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility.

Perform other duties as designated.

Recommended Qualifications

Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent education.


Overtime after 40 hours per week.

Shift premiums of $0.85/hour (afternoons) and $1.35/hour (nights)

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.

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