Cosma International Manufacturing Engineer in Mississauga, Ontario

Company Introduction

MPT Precision Technologies, a division of Magna Powertrain Inc., located in Mississauga, Ontario is a world class leader in the area of manufacturing and supplying automotive parts. Precision Technologies is an aluminum die casting, machining & assembly facility, located just off HWY401 occupying about 255,000 square feet. We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. Magna Powertrain is a premier supplier for the global automotive industry in the fields of Powertrain design, development, testing and manufacturing. At Magna we believe our people are our greatest asset. Together, we know anything is possible and we can make it happen!

Job Introduction

Working closely with all departments, the Manufacturing Engineer (Machining & Tooling) will take ownership of projects from “Cradle to Grave”. The Manufacturing Engineer (Machining & Tooling) will have responsibility for certain production lines as well as individual projects where CNC machining, work holding fixture, cutting tool, and machine tending robot CNC integration is involved. He/she is also responsible for supervising continuous improvement/process improvement activities.

Major Responsibilities
  • Report to Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • Develop and update schedules to track project status while ensuring equipment installations comply all safety standards and PHSR requirements

  • Review customer request for quote, customer drawings, and specifications

  • Develop cycle time study and participate in developing customer quotes with advanced engineering

  • Identify and implement countermeasures for machining equipment cycle time or reliability problems while working closely with CNC setup and maintenance personnel

  • Supervise and coordinate contractors during equipment modifications and installations

  • Coordinate "run-offs" at suppliers against "acceptance Criteria" as specified in the Technical Specifications for purchase

  • Follow the build/purchase of machining / automation equipment and fixtures from purchase order to PPAP and into production

  • Fundamentally responsible for successful launch of manufacturing processes on the shop floor

  • Lead/participate in the review of process FMEAs with the support of the Plant Area Process and Production Manager/ Supervisors. Administer the Process FMEAs and ensure that they are routinely updated.

  • Support the Launch Team in the development of process FMEA and prototype builds.

  • Support in the development of Process Control Plans and Process Flow Charts

  • Lead in the development of IATF document creation (JES, Standardized Work, etc.)

  • Provide engineering support to his/her assigned area of machining process within the Company as required by each department during and after program launch.

  • Support APQP Team with the creation of technical specifications for the purchase of machining centers, work holding fixtures, and cutting tool.

  • Improve OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) by analyzing equipment downtime & first time quality / scrap, determining root cause, and recommending countermeasures

  • Search out and implement new technologies and Continuous Improvement opportunities in assembly / automation fields.

  • Manage and updates fixture and tooling drawings.

  • Initiate plans and ideas for cost reductions and/or quality improvement measures. Supports the QA department when required with customer concerns and corrective actions for 8D responses.

  • Maintain proper filing system to ensure all information are properly stored and easily retrieved.

  • Follows and enforces the guidelines and rules as defined in the Employee Handbook and Company policies.

  • It is your responsibility, according to OSHA Section 28, Subsection (1) (a), (b), (c), and (d); a worker shall: oWork in compliance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations; oUse or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that his employer requires to be used or worn; oReport to his or her employer or supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective device of which the worker is aware and which may endanger himself, herself or another worker; oReport to his or her employer or supervisor any contravention of the Act or the regulations or the existence of any hazard of which he or she knows; and oShall not remove or make ineffective any protective device.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as business demands.

Knowledge and Education
  • Bachelor Degree in related field, such as Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or;

  • 3 years post secondary school education, preferably in Mechanical, Electromechanical, or Systems Automation

  • Strong knowledge in CNC Machining Applications, CNC Programming, Cutting Tool Technologies, Work Holding Products for machining

  • Blueprint Reading, Basic Measuring Techniques, Working Knowledge with CAD (preferably AutoCAD or SolidWorks)

  • Knowledge of GD&T;, Design for Manufacturing, DOE, and Process FMEA

  • Must be very familiar with Automotive Manufacturing Process, Synchronous Manufacturing, SPC, APQP, 8D’s, Control Plans, Continuous Improvement Techniques

  • Must have working knowledge of GPMS, QS9000 /TS16949 and ISO14001 procedures

Work Experience
  • Practical experience in metal forming, such as die casting, fixture design, and mass flow/pressure decay leak testing
Skills and Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task

  • Organized and self-motivated professional with supervisory experience

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English

  • Must be able to relate / communicate well with people at all levels

Work Environment

Manufacturing Facility

Additional Information

A worker is responsible to ensure that they:

  • Are in compliance with all rules and regulations as outlined in the Employee Handbook

  • Are in compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Health and Safety Management System

  • Are in compliance with all Environmental policies and procedures as outlined in the Environmental Management System.

  • Observe standards for safe working conditions as outlined in the occupational Health & Safety Act as well as rules and regulations outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Observe standards under OHSA Section 25 (1), (2), 26 (1), (2) and (3). (See Form: H/S E4.4.1.1. Workplace Health and Safety Responsibilities – Employer –see attachment).

  • Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker. Specific accountabilities for safety include, but are not limited to performing regular workplace inspections, conducting/participating in safety talks, staff meetings, cell meetings, actively participating in accident/incident investigations, training new employees, identifying and correcting unsafe acts or conditions, identify, correct or commend health and safety performance and conducting performance appraisals for workers’ safety performance

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

Group: Magna Powertrain

Division: Precision Technologies

State/Province/County: Ontario

City: Mississauga

Job Type: Regular