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Tooling Engineering Coordinator

Job Number:  66273
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


Works closely with divisional, customer, and supplier staff specialists to ensure the successful development and implementation of engineering changes, Continuous Improvement Initiatives, and projects which affect die tooling and stamping processes.  Using project management skills and methodologies (APQP & CPMP), Tracks, records, and reports on project progress and identifies, investigates, and develops solutions for problems encountered during the project, in order to meet all critical deadlines. Responsible for all aspects of the project including cost estimating and processing, raw material integration, establishing equipment process parameters and working with staff specialists to launch product from raw material to finished packaging, from its inception through PPAP, production and beyond.

Your Responsibilities


  • Investigates die tooling work required for assigned engineering projects.

  • Establishes and follows-up on full project implementation (concept, feasibility, design, construction, try-out, launch, buy-off, prototype programs, etc.) and is responsible for project timing, quality and costs.

  • Project scope to include entire stamping process – blanking, blank stacking, blank storage, blank feeding, stamping tooling, automation, part removal/unloading, part stacking, etc.Analyses, makes recommendations and provides technical support for the continuous improvement of divisional manufacturing projects and/or processes.

  • Ensures that any changes to Bills of Material, tooling, and/or stamping processes are communicated to the appropriate departments and personnel.

  • Assists Business Development Department in developing die tooling costs, stamping processes and other associated items for new product quotations.

  • Prepares reports, charts, timing schedules, and other documentation (EC Sheet, Contract & Feasibility, checklists, Die/Weld sheets, etc.) required for engineering records and projects.

  • Implements and practices APQP & CPMP procedures.

  • Comes to work each day, as scheduled.

  • Approaches each day and each challenge with a positive attitude.

  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner when receiving or giving feedback/information, whether it is positive or constructive.

  • Follows and complies with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs (eg. ISO/IATF-16949, ISO14001).

  • Acts as liaison with customers and suppliers to anticipate and minimize the impact of design, tooling, material, and other engineering changes on the cost and capability of projects.

  • Assist in the development of the Presstran Die Design Build Standards.

  • Other duties as required.

Who we are looking for


  • Must be a certified Tool and Die Maker.

  • Must have a minimum 5 years of experience in medium to large automotive stampings and tooling.

  • Must have 2 - 5 years of experience coordinating and managing projects related to press/die automation for medium to large stampings.

  • Must have experience with APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, VA/VE, CAD and other automotive related activities.

  • Must be proficient in Auto Cad related software and Microsoft Office (ie. Word, Excel, Project, etc.).

Your preferred qualifications


  • Proven leadership experience.

  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with Presstran’s Die Build Standard is an asset.

  • Must possess strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving, organizational, project and time management skills.

  • Previous die/part processing and cost estimating would be considered a definite asset.


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

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.


What 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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