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CMM Layout Tech 1

Job Number:  6708
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Inc. - Bld1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Birmingham, AL, US

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Job Number: 6708 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Kamtek Inc. - Bld1 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Birmingham 

 

 

 

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 Mer¬cedes 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.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:  
The function of a Layout Technician I is to assist with the running and maintenance of the coordinate measuring machines (CMM) OPTIGO, OPTICELL and other measurement tools and equipment.  Job includes doing necessary dimensional layouts via CMM or other means to ensure customer and Quality Assurance standards are being met and maintained.

RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY: 
The CMM TECH 1 is responsible for THEIR safety and well-being, as well and Teams health and safety, quality, customer, cost, productivity, and ergonomic issues through using the company policies and procedures and the Magna Employee’s Charter as a guideline. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITIONS:

1)    Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies. 
2)    Understand and promote Magna’s philosophies (Magna’s Operational Principles, Corporate Constitution and Employee’s Charter).
3)    Follow and comply with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs (Magna and OSHA Standards).  
4)    Perform layout inspections on product, fixtures or dies as required.  This would include first article layouts, gage reproducibility & repeatability studies and capability studies.
5)    Operate and maintain the coordinate measuring machines (CMM) OPTIGO, OPTICELL and other measurement tools and equipment.  Job includes doing necessary dimensional layouts via CMM or other means to ensure customer and Quality Assurance standards are being met and maintained
6)    Maintain annual part layout.
7)    Maintain annual fixture gage reproducibility and repeatability studies.
8)    Monitor applicable CMM Trackers to prioritize and run weekly audits
9)    Optimize machine uptime by proactively getting fixtures and parts, while machines are kept running through shift.
10)    Ensure machines run 8 hours during shift, no idle process time
11)    Help maintain test equipment and storage area in a safe, clean and orderly condition. Follow 5S principle in and around work area.
12)    Prepares and maintains programs and reports from layout inspections.
13)    Fully understand quality standards, procedures and customer requirements.   
14)    Program the Opti-Cell/Optigo (white/blue light measuring system) to measure stampings and assemblies of manufactured components
15)    Setup and measure manufactured components and provide timely feedback on the results.
16)    Export the data to the appropriate location on the network
17)    Initial set-up of the equipment to take the required views to provide the necessary part verification.
18)    Load the cells with the fixtures and parts prior to operation.
19)    View the output image and notify the appropriate Team Leader or Supervisor if there are any discrepancies they need to be aware of.
20)    Unload the parts and fixture after the operation
21)    Exercise confidentiality in sharing dimensional feedback with customers prior to review by Leadership team
22)    Daily review of 5S and housekeeping in work area
23)    Promote good housekeeping
24)    Perform other duties as required


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

SKILL (Ability to do the job)
-Must possess working knowledge and understanding of quality systems, standards, and procedures
-Must have strong team-focused, interpersonal and leadership abilities
-Must have excellent communication skills
-Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours 
-Must be willing to work in various locations within and outside the facility
-Must be able to pay good attention to detail
-Must possess good human relations, leadership skills, and a maturity of judgment
-Must have good organizational and problem-solving skills.
- Must be attentive to minor details.
- Must be an effective communicator of ideas and concepts.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Some of the physical demands for this position include being able to lift up to a weight of 40 pounds and the ability to stand, sit, and walk for prolonged periods of time.


EQUIPMENT / TOOLS USED

Some of the equipment and tools used are a computer, printer, telephone, photocopier, 
PPE, forklift, Opticell/Optigo, CMM Machine and an assortment of metrology tools.
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KNOWLEDGE

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from two year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

TECHNICAL TRAINING:  Working knowledge of CMM programming, Microsoft application certification, Statistical Process Control including FARO CAM2 SPC Process Control.  Forklift and crane certification will be an asset.

OTHER:  Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

WORK EXPERIENCE?

WHAT TYPES?  CMM, Manufacturing, Operations, CNC, Fork Lift

HOW MUCH? 1-3 years


WHAT ADDITIONAL SKILLS OR ABILITIES WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR THE JOB?
-Quality Training 
-TS16949 Internal Auditor experience 
-Robot Programming
-CNC
-GD&T
-Microsoft Word & Excel


WHAT AREAS OF TRAINING ARE REQUIRED?

New Hire Orientation, OSHA Required Training, Product and Process Overview, Understanding the Charter, Lean Manufacturing Overview, 5S & Visual Management, GD&T, MSA, SPC, Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics, Pi-Web, PC-DMIS


HOW WILL TEAM MEMBER’S JOB PROGRESS BE MONITORED FOR COMPETENCY?

Performance Assessment conducted by Department Manager


HOW IS THE POSITION RELEVANT TO ACHIEVING QUALITY OBJECTIVES?

The CMM TECH 1 supports and drives departmental strategies to achieve meeting and exceeding the quality goals and objectives put forth by the Customers and in support of KAMTEK.
 

OTHER PERTINANT OR RELEVANT INFORMATION

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Role Summary
Key Responsibilities
Key Qualifications/Requirements
Additional Information

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 

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