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Weld Technician Student

Job Number:  7301
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Formet Industries
Job Type:  Intern/Co-op

St. Thomas, CA





Job Number: 7301 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Formet Industries 
Job Type: Intern/Co-op 
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 Description

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

To provide students currently enrolled in a Weld Technician or Mechanical Engineering Program with an interest in automotive weld tech work experience assisting with their ongoing educational training and skill development. The student will perform a wide array of duties within the Quality Department.

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.

Participate as a Team Member with effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Support the Weld Engineering Coordinator’s on new and existing programs.

Conduct weld process audits for both GMAW and Spot Welding; including weld sequence verification and weld parameter verification, both GMAW and Spot Welding processes.

Update weld documentation as required.

Participate in weld process improvements.

Assist Weld Technicians with trouble shooting weld issues.

Support cycle time improvements.

Assist with implementing process changes.

Generating and upkeep of the Weld Set up Instructions, Weld Inspection Records and Weld Length records.

Conduct weld inspection and analyze weld data, generate reports.

Inspect weld process first-off.

Archiving of weld destruct components in computer Paxit system.

Measure weld data to ensure customer specifications are met.

Assist and participate in Proto Builds.

Support weld buyoff of prototype builds.

Take initiative to follow through on completion of tasks.

Provide support to all Departments for weld-related issues.

Perform other duties as designated.

Core Compentencies

Organizational skills.

Interpersonal skills.

Communication skills.

Computer skills.

Problem solving.

Work well in a team environment or individually.

Problem Reporting System.

Microsoft Office Suite

Recommended Qualifications

Enrolled in Welding Technologist/Technician Course OR Mechanical Engineering Program from a Community or recognized college

Some experience with manual Gas Metal Arc Welding an asset.

Additional Information

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

11--Quality D--Intern/Co-op 

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