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Modatek Systems, a division of Magna International

Weld Technician



Company Information

About Magna

We are a leading global automotive supplier with 317 manufacturing operations and 102 product development, engineering and sales centres in 29 countries. We have over 155,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative products and processes, and world class manufacturing. 

At Magna, we turn ideas into industry standards for all of automotive. We push the boundaries of technology and innovation to transform vehicles, careers, and the future of mobility.

Why work for one automaker when you can work for the entire industry?

Job Description

Job Introduction

Our Weld Technicians work with production departments in ensuring weld and dimensional integrity of Modatek Products.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure and insist that an investigation takes place for any process failure
  • Assist in problem investigation and root cause determination
  • Conduct floor audits for quality of outgoing parts, including service-designated parts
  • Perform layered audits or program parts in production, production master panels, and SPC charts and part checking fixtures
  • Ensure that part quality levels are maintained, improved and that quality inspection tools are available to achieve this
  • Coordinate and oversee supplier personnel for PIA sorts and complete all documentation
  • Provide support to the production inspection requirements as designated by the QA A/L
  • Monitors quality of welds; trained in all phases of weld troubleshooting
  • Recommend necessary adjustments to parts and machinery, to ensure proper production run
  • Basic robotics troubleshooting on weld robots
  • Maintain safety standards of equipment and work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies of Modatek.
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Performs other duties as required

Knowledge and Education

Welding Techncian diploma or equivalent cobination of education and experience.

Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledgeable in the use of checking fixtures, as well as experience in using precision measurement tools (height    gauge, vernier, micrometer, etc)
  •  Knowledge of GD&T and blueprint reading
  •  Computer proficiency
  •  Knowledge of Destructive and Non Destructive Evaluation testing and equipment
  •  Able to work in various locations within and outside the plant
  •  Able to communicate to all levels of plant personnel with ease
  •  Ability to conduct root cause analysis using various problem solving techniques
  •  Good organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  •  Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
  •  Ability to work to deadlines, multiple demands
  •  Ability to travel to United States, Mexico and overseas on short notice for training and meetings if required
  •  Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  •  Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

What you can expect from us:

  • A great work experience
  • Competitive compensation  - $26.15 - $29.85 per hour, $.90 per hour premium on afternoon shift, $1.15 per hour premium on night shift
  • Employer paid extended health benefits
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions
  • Educational reimbursement program
  • Training in cutting edge technology
  • Team member appreciation events

 How to Apply:

Please send your updated resume to the attention of Anni Bartlett in Human Resources at the following email address:

Contact Information

Modatek Systems, a division of Magna International
Anni Bartlett
905-864-3401 ext 3265
Posting Date: 27-Jun-2017Welding Technologist/Technician Permanent, Full-Time $26.15 - $29.85/hr 4 ASAP
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