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Calibration Tech

Job Number:  49056
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  KAMTEK INC. - BLD1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 49056 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: KAMTEK INC. - BLD1 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


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.




 KAMTEK is a premier Tier 1, automotive manufacturing supplier that specializes in Class “A” Stamping, Assembly and High Pressure Die Casting that produces Body-side and Door Openings, Roofs, Floor Pans, Wheelhouses, Large Welded Assemblies, Doors, Fenders, Hoods, Lift-gates, Aluminum Shock Towers, and Aluminum Rear Rails. Our capabilities include the manufacturing of Class “A” Body Panels along with Medium/Large Stampings, Large Assemblies and Aluminum Stampings and Assemblies, and Aluminum High Pressure Vacuum Die Casting to our Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) such as Mer­cedes Benz, Volkswagen, Kia, Hyundai, Nissan, BMW and Freightliner. As a local distributor and supplier, Kamtek’ s market segmentation to Cosma International, (a division of MAGNA INTERNATIONAL) provides a “state-of-the-art” product that utilizes the most technologically advanced Pressing processes in order to maintain a competitive advantage to other OEM’s within the market. Our company’s culture of team spirit & mutual respect with a focus on fair treatment helps us to embrace our multi-cultural affiliation with Magna International, and supports our mission through process efficiency and competitive product pricing. Furthermore, the culture at Kamtek focuses on Job Security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill/trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment. We offer Employee Equity and Profit Participation programs which increase our employees’ ownership within the company. Kamtek, part of Cosma International and a division of Magna International, represents the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in our three geographic segments - North America, Europe, and the Rest of the World (primarily Asia, South America and Africa). Our capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems; seating systems; closure systems; metal body & chassis systems; mirror systems; exterior systems; roof systems; electronic systems; powertrain systems as well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly. We are a leading global automotive supplier with 347 manufacturing operations and 92 product development, engineering and sales centres in 28 countries. We have over 168,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative processes and World Class Manufacturing.




Role Summary

The function of the Calibration Technician is to ensure Gage and Calibration Systems meet Internal, Customer, and IATF 16949:2016 requirements. The Quality Calibration Technician will assist the Quality Engineering Area Leader and Quality Engineers to ensure Gages, Gage systems, Measuring tools, and Measuring Aids are maintained and calibrated to meet customer’s requirements or known industry standards.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Quoting and follow-up with suppliers
  2. Establish calibration procedures for various measurement devices
  3. Ensure gages are acceptable to AIAG MSA 3rd addition
  4. Ensure gages are tracked, calibrated and GagePak system is properly maintained.
  5. Ensure Calibration package is maintained with current CMM Calibration, FLIS, PIN chart and CAP study.
  6. Ensure gages are in good working condition and all component parts are present (provide gage maintenance if needed).
  7. Support Continuous Improvement activities and lean manufacturing processes
  8. Perform Daily Floor Zone Inspection of fixtures for proper use, damage and correlation of Calibration status.
  9. Ensure work areas are kept clean and organized.
  10. Promote good housekeeping
  11. Perform other duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Must have good organizational and communication skill

-Must have a basic understanding of computers (GagePak software experience is helpful)

-Must have knowledge of GD&T

-Must have basic understanding of CAD

-Ability to multi-task

-Must display good judgment

Additional Information



EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED required

TECHNICAL TRAINING:  Technical training in Calibration, GD&T, MSA

OTHER:  Computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


WHAT TYPES?  Manufacturing experience with Gage and/or tooling design, layout and suppliers, GD&T experience is required, Gage Design experience preferred

HOW MUCH? Minimum of 2 years

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Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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