Cosma International Tool and Die Maker in Victor, Iowa

Company Introduction

This position is for Victor Manufacturing, a division of Cosma International. 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

Repairs and performs preventative maintenance on stamping dies and assembly tooling as needed, always striving to improve the quality of workmanship and time taken to complete assigned work.

Major Responsibilities

1.To work in a safe, quality minded, and productive manner with a sense of urgency to achieve tool room dead lines and to attain production priorities as scheduled. 2.Perform tooling repair using various methods of machining and hand work. 3.Operates various tool room machining equipment and welding operations. 4.Attend daily pre-shift meetings and carry out assigned work loads as directed by shift/area leaders. 5.Communicates with tool room manager and tool room Area/Shift leaders, and other plant personnel about tool room concerns, providing complete action plans and status reports as and when required. 6.Assists in the implementations and improvement of effective preventive maintenance programs for all tooling equipment. 7.Follows and supports Victor Manufacturing’s and Magna’s operating principles 8.Supports efforts to achieve department and plant goals on Employee Opinion Survey. 9.Ensures all documentation is maintained, including associate documentation. 10.Works with vendors and/or contractors, displaying company values of honesty and integrity. 11.Work with all shifts in design and development of improving methods and equipment through continuous improvement and lean manufacturing principles. 12.Performs tool room duties as required. 13.May be required to adjust shifts as necessary

Knowledge and Education

Must have high school diploma or GED. 2-Year trade school - tool & die or applied sciences

Work Experience

Prefer someone with 3-5 years experience working on large presses

Skills and Competencies

Must have good organizational skills.

  • Must be proficient in computer operations.

  • Must exhibit high integrity and honesty.

  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, diagrams, requirements and business correspondences.

  • Ability to effectively and appropriately present information and respond to questions from various groups.

  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts as appropriate.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Must be proficient in using lathes, milling machines, grinders, drill presses and saws.

  • Must be proficient in bench Repair, Assembly, Machinery Up-Keep, Layout, Die Repair, Inspection, Press Troubleshooting, Tooling Design, Quality Control, Die and/or Fixture Building, Welding and Heat Treating.

Work Environment

General factory environment. Works around moving machinery and heavy equipment.

Additional Information

This position will be on second shift, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Group: Cosma International

Division: Victor Manufacturing

State/Province/County: Iowa

City: Victor

Job Type: Regular