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Weld Technician

Magna International

This is a Contract position in Brampton, ON posted March 13, 2023.


Job Number: 54271 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Heartlake 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: BRAMPTON 


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

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.


**The successful candidate for this role will work at our new Magna Structures Heart Lake facility located in Brampton, ON**

Key Responsibilities

• 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. The training would be for equipment including electrical, mechanical, tooling etc..
• Attends departmental and plant-wide communication meetings as scheduled.
• Attends training as scheduled.
• Complies with, and supports Magna’s operational procedures, policies, Employee Handbook, Magna’s Employee’s Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Operational Principles.
• Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs.
• Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA. Follows and ensures company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed.
• Conducts themselves in a professional manner.
• Keeps work area clean and organized.
• Other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements


• 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


• Fanuc Robotics Training
• Bosch Training


• Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction. Experience on the cut & etch processes an asset.
• Understanding of the 5S practices and methodology.
• Proven ability to interact well with co-workers and promote the “Team” attitude.
• Able to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
• Works well in a fast paced environment and with a variable workload.
• Available to work flexible hours and overtime in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements.
• Effectively presents information and respond to questions from all interested parties.
• Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, instructions, procedures and guidelines.
• Comfortable working with power cutting tools, torches, air chisels and ultra-sonic weld inspection equipment.
• Able to calculate figures and amounts, such as percentages and proportions.
• Maintains confidentiality and use discretion and tact.
• 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.

Additional Information

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

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.