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Weld Engineer

Magna International

This is a Contract position in Concord, ON posted May 17, 2023.


Job Number: 54936 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: P&F TOOL & DIE – BLD1 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: CONCORD 



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.


Role Summary

Ensure that welding processes meet or exceed customer requirements with respect to safety, quality, flexibility and throughput. 
Establish process parameters to conform to all requirements.  
Develop, analyze and implement continuous improvement ideas on current programs and support new program development.

Key Responsibilities

Contribute by developing and promoting continuous improvement relating to welding and machine efficiency and cost reduction activities.
•    Perform analysis of customer supplied weld drawings and provide input and direction in the development of welding process to ensure compliance with the related specs and requirements
•    Investigation and Support of Customer Concerns.
•    Analyze customer product information and specifications, assist in improvements
•    Involvement in the weld development of new programs ensuring that equipment complies to Cosma Welding Standards.
•    Approval of weld equipment development and testing processes.
•    Coordinate with weld vendors and analyze latest technology availability applicable to improve P&F weld processes, quality and productivity considering ergonomics.
•    Create and maintain a system to ensure combined efforts of production and maintenance to ensure higher quality welds in current production 
•    Provide training to production weld personnel in proper procedures of machine maintenance and parameter adjustments applicable to welding, change-over of weld consumables
•    Evaluate and interpret weld destruct data received from Quality Department and make improvement recommendations
•    Continually improve weld quality (spot weld, projection weld and mig weld)
•    Champion welding process for new programs in conjunction with Engineering Department’s program teams and ongoing engineering changes, including approval for production (weld validation)
•    Complete CQI-15 for new programs and update existing CQI-15 annualy.
•    Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of P&F Tool & Die.
•    Ensure weld matrices and other weld related forms are updated at all times.
•    Establish or improve existing system for weld schedule changes.
•    Perform Root Cause Analysis of weld failures and present plan of corrective action.
•    Report any unsafe or unhealthy conditions immediately.
•    Know and understand all Magna, Federal, State and Local legislated duties.
•    Play an active role in maintaining housekeeping in the area and ensure that area of responsibility is clean, tidy and organized at all t

Key Qualifications/Requirements

College or University degree in either Weld Technology, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
•    Min 5 years hands on experience in related weld applications preferably in automotive
•    Able to work, communicate and provide guidance within a team environment
•    Experience in developing continuous improvement projects
•    Able to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
•    Must be able to work in a strictly confidential manner.
•    Must have good communication skills.
•    Extensive knowledge of welding processes, equipment and robotic applications 
•    Thorough knowledge and experience of weld quality and weld integrity in MIG, resistance and projection and other forms of fastner welding, preferable in automotive industry.
•    Excellent communication and organizational skills.
•    Excellent knowledge of all areas of manufacturing and processes used.
•    Physically capable of performing the essential job duties

Additional Information

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

Key Qualifications/Requirements
Be Agile and Adapt
Act Decisively
Inspire Others
Champion Change
Prioritize Achievement

07–Operations F–Permanent/Regular