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Quality Tech - Cradles

Job Number:  43789
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  KAMTEK INC. - BLD1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 43789 
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

Purpose of job is to ensure Cradle parts and processes are audited and documented for Customer and Kamtek and they meet all documented customer expectations. Give Cradles team/lines approval or not to proceed with production, support plant needs as necessary. The Quality Technician – CRADLES, is responsible for their safety and well-being as well as quality, part audits, system audits, customer cost, productivity, and ergo.   This will be achieved by using company policies, SOP’s, WI, Procedures and the Magna Employee’s Charter as a guideline.   

Key Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for keeping boundary parts in secure area to use for comparison on future runs
  2. Responsible for making decisions on findings to determine if acceptable to Customer or not, support Customer Specific Standards
  3. Quality System Audits
  4. Perform Incoming Receiving Audits
  5. Perform Material Certification Audits
  6. Perform Line process/part Weld Defect Audits
  7. Perform Check Fixture Audits
  8. Review CMM/Dimensional outputs
  9. Perform DFT testing of a destruct cradle weekly
  10. Perform Line process/part Coatings Defect Audits
  11. Perform/Audit Coatings properties of dry film thickness test, crosshatch testing, scratch test, and cure test

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•           Ability to learn Cradle process

•           Confidence to make decision on findings and support decision with evidence

•           Good written communication skills

•           Good verbal communication skills

•           Ability to travel for training and work

•           Understand Customer standards

Additional Information


WHAT TYPES?  Quality auditing/engineering, preferably production supervisor experience in the automotive manufacturing environment

HOW MUCH?  Minimum of 3-5 years



  • High School Diploma or GED required; with a minimum of 1 year as QA Auditor, and have proven track record in cosmetic, functional testing and dimensional inspections.

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Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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