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Welding Technician

Job Number:  63332
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Structures Stanton
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Stanton, TENNESSEE, US, 38069

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Job Number: 63332
Group: Cosma International
Division: Magna Structures TN
Job Type: Weld Technician
Location: Stanton, TN


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

This is a new site being built in Stanton, TN.  

Your Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Shift Supervisor, the Maintenance Weld Technician works independently and confers regularly. Supports manufacturing by improving department efficiency in a safe, high quality and productive manner.  Accountable for quality and housekeeping goals by following through on open issues and ensuring that corrective action plans are in place. Responsible for a variety of tasks which ensure the efficiency and reliability of all company tooling, production equipment and processes. 
Services, maintains, repairs, installs and tests new or existing equipment and verifies conformance to specifications. (Robot/Welding/Fixtures)
Completes repairs, modifications and installations as required.
Provides plant support in troubleshooting of process problems including root cause analysis.  Completes quality improvements as required to maintain high part quality.  Participates in cross functional teams to address reliability issues.
Works with production team members and other support groups, including vendors (both parts and equipment suppliers).
Department support for testing, repairing and calibrating electric or electronic components. Validates reliability issues with components and investigate repeat component failures.
Enters all breakdown details (including pictures) into the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in a timely manner.
Performs preventative maintenance tasks as laid out by division and the manufacturer’s specifications.
Contributes to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities, especially regarding systems improvements and optimization.  Documents improvements and analyzes data to ensure effective implementation.
Analyzes, records and charts data required for maintenance records and projects. Helps to establish benchmarks and shares improvement opportunities with department Maintenance Shift Leader. 
Helps to prepare drawings and create material specifications for requisitions to vendors as required.
Assists in developing and maintaining preventative & predictive maintenance procedures.
Supports the implementation cross-functional training of repairs procedures.  
Effectively presents information and respond to questions from all interested parties
Other duties as required.

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
Able to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines
Able to calculate figures and amounts, such as percentages and proportions
Able to obtain and retain a valid passport is required
Ability to troubleshoot mig, spot, projection and laser welding 
Ability to interact well with co-workers and promote the “Team” attitude.
Has great time-management skills; include prioritizing and meeting deadlines with limited direct supervision
Capable in necessary computer use and computer software to perform job

Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 40 lbs. multiple times and unassisted), bending, standing, climbing, walking or sweeping for extended periods of time. May be exposed to elements such as hot & cold temperature and noise during time spent in the plant. Comfortable working with power cutting tools, torches, air chisels and ultra-sonic weld inspection equipment. Able to work off a ladder, aerial lift or plant roof at heights up to 40 feet off ground level. Must be able to safely operates forklifts, aerial lifts, floor scrubbers. Works well in a fast paced environment and with a variable workload. Overtime and shift rotation may be required to meet production expectations. Available to work flexible hours and overtime in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements. Travel, on rare occasions, may be required with occasional overnight accommodation at various locations. 

Some of the equipment and tools used are computer, telephone, FANUC robot 

Minimum of 1 year of Fanuc or two years of other robot experience required
Minimum of 1 year of spot and MIG welding whether manual or automated assembly

Experience on the cut & etch processes an asset

Fanuc Robotics Training 
Bosch Training 
Training for equipment including electrical, mechanical, tooling etc.

Able to obtain and retain a valid passport is required

New Hire Training, Employee Charter training, Safety Training, LOTO training.

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.

Site Benefits

A competitive hourly rate and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401K.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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