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Mechanical Designer/Simulation Engineer

Magna International Brampton, Canada, Ontario Full-Time
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Job Number: 10416 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Assembly Technology (Canada) 
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

Company Introduction:

In an increasingly global and competitive world of automotive manufacturing, engineers need to accurately model and predict manufacturing reality years before any production starts. At Cosma Assembly Technology, we help our customers achieve world-class manufacturing by using the latest technologies to design and validate automotive assembly processes and concepts. Our customers include some of the largest Magna production facilities around the globe. Cosma Assembly Technology is in Brampton, Ontario, and is a division of Magna International. Our business is engineering, but our greatest asset is the people who will drive the business forward. Our capabilities include 3D process design & simulation, 3D ergonomics analysis, fixture design, off-line programming, discrete event simulation, and the continuous improvement of existing assembly applications.

Job Introduction:

The Design Simulation Engineer develops design solutions based on expected performance, manufacturability, assembly and serviceability. Communicates with external suppliers to give direction on tool design intent and drawing package deliverables as per customer specifications. Creates detailed robot simulations to OLP level and prepares supporting documentation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Review assembly process documents to understand manufacturing requirements
  • Create clamping plans using product math data and GD&T
  • Lead and direct tooling fixture design intent and concepts
  • Create robotic simulation studies using Tecnomatix software
  • Ensure robotic layout is collision free, safeties are considered, and meets customer standards
  • Verify machine times, transfer times, system cycle time and robot interference zones
  • Create supporting documentation for controls line ups, weld engineering and systems layout
  • Review mechanical manufacturing detail and assembly drawings for release accuracy and completeness including BOM’s
  • Provide feedback to improve the standard manufacturing cells, processes and concepts for assembly system including Logistics and Quality
  • Follow ISO 9001 and MAFACT process as required by company.
Key Qualifications/Requirements

Knowledge and Education:

  • Post-Secondary education e.g. technical school, college, university or special studies
  • Advanced GDnT knowledge and interpretation
  • Proficiency in Soildworks, ACAD, NX, Catia, MS Office is required
  • Excellent understanding of 3D CAD design
  • Experience with 3D Process Software an asset (Tecnomatix, Delmia, RobCAD)
  • Ability to understand process engineering an asset
  • Ability to understand and apply industrial safety standards: CSAZ432(safeguarding of machinery) and CSAZ434 (industrial robots)

Work Experience:

  • Min. (5) years’ work experience in automotive assembly and SPOT/GMAW welding
  • Chassis and Body-In-White Welding and fixture design experience.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Reliable, self-motivated, team player
  • Good understanding of manufacturing and machining processes
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, able to develop innovative mechanical solutions
  • Ability to learn new software
  • Must be organized, have proven ability to work under tight time constraints.
  • Ability to provide reasonable time estimates for task completion
  • Proven time management skills
  • Excellent English skills (fluent in spoken and written, presentation skills)
  • Ability to travel internationally
Additional Information

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



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