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E-coat/Wax Process Engineer

Job Number:  45841
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  KAMTEK INC. - BLD1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45841 
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

Applies industry knowledge and experience to manage projects. Utilizes planning, resource, and task management skills in directing internal and external teams to successful implementation of projects. Can delegate and manage multiple projects at any given time. Responsible for lab work for the E-coat and Wax, including operating the E-coat line and Wax lines to an optimum level for producing quality products in accordance with Kamtek policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Knowledge of pre-shift safety inspections,
  2. Documentation of lot traceability forms (Tagging Procedure, Production Sheets),
  3. Performing first and last offs,
  4. Fulfill production requirements,
  5. Quality of product produced,
  6. Load and unload parts or assemblies in their respective containers,
  7. Quality Visual inspection and documentation cards (Control Cards, and Defect Monitoring Sheets, etc.),
  8. Team Player
  9. TS16949 awareness and adherence
  10. ISO14001 awareness and adherence
  11. Lean Manufacturing and 5S concepts awareness and adherence

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ability to work a three-shift rotation or other shifts, as required by business needs,
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision,
  • Must possess initiative and willing to learn and adapt to changes and new,
  • Ensure that your department is clean, tidy, always organized and a safe workplace,
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality,
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment,
  • Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

Additional Information

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED required,

Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Technology

TECHNICAL TRAINING:  Understanding of chemistry to perform essential functions of the position, AutoCAD Preferred




  • WHAT TYPES?  Minimum five (5) years industrial experience required with at least three (3) years in a tier one electro coat paint line,


  • HOW MUCH?  5 years

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Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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