Job Number: 10297
Group: Cosma International
Division: Cosma Assembly Technology (Canada)
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
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.
The role of Simulation Specialist combines knowledge about production, logistic, data and process modeling and analysis, and scenario analysis to reduce waste, increase efficiency, and provide solutions to current and future Magna production plants. In a project-based environment, interaction with customers, other teams and field work are part of the modeling and analysis activities. The successful candidate also has attention to detail and ability to work autonomously and with other teams, meeting project goals and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Validate and analyze supplied processes using the Discrete Event Simulation (DES) methodology.
- Conduct buffer capacity optimization and machine/operator/station utilization studies.
- Identify the root cause(s) of throughput variability and provide real-world data to strengthen logistics/production efficiency.
- Establish strong relationships with the Production and Maintenance Team Members to collect data and may provide improvement ideas to reduce variability and increase production efficiency.
- Assist Process Engineers and divisions to optimize Design Processes.
- Conduct build sequence, layout, cycle time and material flow validations.
- Conduct a multivariate analysis to find main effects or interactions between variables on the JPH output of production lines.
- Guide and train teams in the value of performing discrete event simulations.
- Advanced candidates will also support DES library development.
- Post-Secondary education e.g. technical school, college, university or special studies; higher degrees an asset.
- Preference for, but not exclusive to, candidates in the Industrial Engineering stream with academic focus on relevant or equivalent courses - “Operations Research ” stream:
MIE1613H: Discrete Event Simulation http://www.mie.utoronto.ca/graduate/courses
DM1015: System Simulation
- Knowledge of MS Excel required.
- Strong programming skills in OOP languages such as C++, C#, Java or VBA desired.
- Experience in Automotive industry strongly preferred.
- Experience with Operations Management / Production Engineering / Logistics concepts and methods, focusing on efficiency improvement / waste reduction, in-bound logistics, inventory analysis and optimization, route and flow optimization preferred.
- Good understanding of lean principles an asset.
- Excellent English skills (fluent in spoken and written, presentation skills).
- Reliable, self-motivated, team player.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to work autonomously and with other teams.
- Ability to learn new software / technical skills.
- Must be organized, have proven ability to work under tight time constraints.
Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.