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Dimensional Process Engineer

Job Number:  15611
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Inc. - Bld1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, AL, US, 35215





Job Number: 15611 
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 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

 To deliver cost effective manufacturing solutions for the assembly of stamped metal components which meets all customer quality and timing requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for on-time delivery of integrated assembly lines which meets all customer requirements related to cost and quality, management of suppliers to ensure expectations and deliverables are met, ensuring assembly lines are constructed to Kamtek Equipment Build Standards and meet all OSHA related safety requirements, and ensuring that assembly lines are operator friendly with due consideration being given to ergonomics, material flow and lean build philosophies.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  1. Ensure timely delivery which meets program milestones utilizing program management
  2. Communicate all customer driven changes to ensure assembly line is built to proper production revision levels
  3. Ensure that line is built in accordance to all aspects of the latest version of the Kamtek Equipment Build Standards
  4. Understand and communicate all customer requirements
  5. Utilize good working knowledge of all technologies used in the development and build of automated assembly lines
  6. Ensure effective deployment of all available resources
  7. Customer and supplier interface
  8. Develop and implement innovative solutions to manufacturing issues related to product development or enhancement
  9. Execute manpower efficiency studies, through time and motion studies, or standard data to ensure effective line balancing of both manpower and machine
  10. Assist in developing material handling logistics, including aisle layout and bin placement


Additional Information

-Must have excellent mathematical, organizational, and communication skills (both verbal and written)

-Ability to work in a team environment

-Ability to develop good working relationships with customers

-Ability to meet deadlines

-Ability to handle multiple demands

-Willingness to travel

-Ability to work extended or flexible hours as required

-Must have good program management skill

-Must have practical experience with costing and quoting

-Must have working knowledge of assembly tooling, robotics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical, controls engineering and standard fabrication

-Must have knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance

-Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed to meet customer requirements

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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