Welding Engineer

Website Magna International

Welding Engineer Job Highlights

Title Welding Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Concord, ON, Canada
Company Magna International

Company Profile

Magna International is one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers and is dedicated to delivering mobility solutions. The company’s competitive capabilities include body exteriors and structures, power and vision technologies, seating systems, and complete vehicle solutions.

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis, and engineering solutions to global customers.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Welding Engineer who will 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.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in related weld applications preferably in automotive
  • Experience in developing continuous improvement projects
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of weld quality and weld integrity in MIG, resistance and projection, and other forms of fastener welding, preferable in the automotive industry.


  • 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 the 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 with Cosma Welding Standards.
  • Approval of weld equipment development and testing processes.
  • Coordinate with weld vendors and analyze the 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 the 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 the 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 annually.
  • Ensure weld matrices and other weld-related forms are updated at all times.
  • Establish or improve the existing system for weld schedule changes.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis of weld failures and present a plan of corrective action.
  • Report any unsafe or unhealthy conditions immediately.
  • 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.
  • Know and understand all Magna, Federal, State, and Local legislated duties.
  • Play an active role in maintaining housekeeping in the area and ensure that the area of responsibility is clean, tidy, and organized at all t


  • Able to be flexible in hours of work in order to meet internal/external customer requirements (scheduled and non-scheduled overtime shifts, etc.)
  • Able to work, communicate, and provide guidance within a team environment
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of all areas of manufacturing and processes used.
  • Extensive knowledge of welding processes, equipment, and robotic applications
  • Must be able to work in a strictly confidential manner.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Physically capable of performing essential job duties

Employer’s Statement

Magna International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company hires 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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.magna.com.

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