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Industrial Wastewater Operator

Job Number:  46258
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  KAMTEK INC. - BLD1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 46258 
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 responsibility of the Industrial Waste Water Operator is the operation and maintenance of the industrial waste water treatment systems at Kamtek. The Industrial Waste Water Operator collects samples, performs water quality testing, and makes adjustments to water treatment systems to make water compliant for discharge into municipal sewer systems in accordance with local, state, and federal permits and standards.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Operate the waste water treatment systems according to standard operating procedures:
    1. Perform testing using lab equipment and adjust chemistry and flow rates to optimize process within specified limits
    2. Calibrate pH, flow, and other instruments
    3. Maintain operator logs, shift reports,  and other required routine documentation
    4. Troubleshoot problems and implement solutions
    5. Work closely with production teams: attend meetings and communicate relevant information
    6. Order and receive supplies and chemicals
    7. Safe handling and transferring of supplies and chemicals
    8. Monitor and maintain good housekeeping following 5S standards
    9. Collect samples for onsite and offsite analysis

Key Qualifications/Requirements

- Willingness to work 12 hour shifts on seven out of fourteen days (Pitman shift)

- Ability to interpret basic schematics: piping, controls, electrical

- Ability to work in stressful situations

- Must be willing to work in various locations within and outside the facility

- MUST be computer proficient and comfortable using Microsoft Office and computer integrated equipment.

 - MUST demonstrate mechanical ability, strong math skills, English reading and writing skills and disciplined precision in recording sampling and process data.

 - MUST have a current, valid Driver’s License.

 - MUST be able to lift and carry 30 pound bags.

 - MUST be able to properly handle chemicals per MSDS sheets.

Additional Information

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED required;




Experience working in and/or operating industrial waste water plants or municipal water treatment plants is desired. Certifications are highly desired.


The following types of experience will be considered:

  • Performing analysis and/or water testing
  • Operation of hydronic systems
  • Industrial maintenance

HOW MUCH?  2+ years

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Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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