Cosma International Industrial Tooling in Perth, Ontario

Company Introduction

This position is for Grenville Castings, a division of Cosma International, located in the beautiful town of Perth, Ontario. Cosma International, an operating unit of Magna International, is one of the world‘s premier global automotive suppliers providing a comprehensive range of body, chassis, and engineering solutions to our customers. Our pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible.

Job Introduction

The Tooling employees play a critical function in the maintenance and setup of Grenville Castings’ Low Pressure Aluminum Dies.

Major Responsibilities
  • Trouble shoot and repair dies to support production when required
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance (PM) on dies according to the PM schedule
  • Build, repair and test dies, jigs, fixtures and specialty tooling to required specifications
  • Make improvements to existing tools to increase productivity
  • Conduct engineering changes when requested
  • Complete reports after the completion of all work performed; submit completed reports to Tooling Engineer and/or Manager
  • Follow and abide by all government legislation and guidelines; Magna Employee’s Charter; Corporate Constitution; Grenville rules/regulations/procedures & policies. Adhere to customer requirements
  • Maintain excellent housekeeping. Practice our “safety first” policy by addressing: hazards, defective equipment, wearing personal protective equipment as required, and by reporting unsafe conditions immediately
  • Initiate and participate in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Perform other duties as required
Knowledge and Education
  • Grade 12 education
  • Completion of a relevant 2 year college program
  • Tool & Die Maker/Machinist certification an asset
  • Ability to read blue prints and drawings
  • Ability to use all machine tools and equipment proficiently
  • Working knowledge of permanent mold dies
  • Must have basic working knowledge of CNC machines
  • WHMIS
  • Lock Out Procedures
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Crane Operator Training an asset
  • Lift truck Operator Training an asset
Work Experience
  • Experience in the repair of permanent mold dies
Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision when required and also as part of a team
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Ability to work with others; build and maintain positive employee relations
  • Ability to interpret written reports, correspondence, instructions, procedures and guidelines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Work Environment
  • The work environment is primarily plant floor and is characterized by temperature extremes, loud noise and tow motor traffic
  • The individual must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with team members, management, customers and suppliers
  • Attend departmental, plant and training meetings as scheduled and ensure team member participation as appropriate
  • Attend leadership training as required and scheduled
  • Overtime as required
Additional Information

Magna is committed to building an inclusive and accessible learning and working environment. We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities as outlined in the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA 2005) and its related Accessibility Standards Regulations. To meet this commitment, Magna will make appropriate accommodations available. As required, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.

Please note that only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Group: Cosma International

Division: Grenville Castings

State/Province/County: Ontario

City: Perth

Job Type: Regular