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HVAC Mechanic

Job Number:  6641
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Inc. - Bld1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Birmingham, AL, US

Magna

 

 

 

Job Number: 6641 
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.

PURPOSE OF POSITION: 

 

The position shall be responsible for maintaining all aspects of HVAC equipment throughout the facility, including but not limited to unit heaters, roof top HVAC units, grade level AC units, compressors, chillers, etc., as well as performing maintenance activities, including but not limited to, new equipment installation, scheduled & unscheduled maintenance of all equipment, troubleshooting, and the upkeep of the material condition of the entire building and surrounding grounds.

 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY: 

 

Read blueprints or technical diagrams. Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems. Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers.   

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITIONS:

 

  1. Follow all plant safety rules and policies.
  2. Understand and promote Magna’s philosophies (Magna Operational Principles, Corporate Constitution and Employee’s Charter).
  3. Follow and comply with all safety standards including LOTO
  4. Follow and comply with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs.
  5. Perform preventative maintenance tasks as required
  6. Perform equipment checks on facility equipment
  7. Assist in the response of emergency tasks during off hours as needed: plumbing, electrical, HVAC problems
  8. Maintain shop facilities in neat and orderly manner
  9. Load vehicles with forklift, operate boom and ladder lifts
  10. Use computerized or manual Maintenance Information Systems to document the details of equipment related issues, repairs made, Preventative and Predictive Maintenance measures taken, etc.
  11. Follows policy and procedures
  12. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
  13. Understands and comprehends both the metric and standard measurement systems.
  14. Promotes good housekeeping (5S)
  15. Perform other duties as required.

 

 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

 

SKILL (Ability to do the job)

 

- Experience operating HVAC and process cooling water systems in a manufacturing environment is desired

- Experience with gas fired AHUs, unit heaters, and boilers is desired

- Experience with Trane equipment, controls, and software is desired

- Experience with air cooled chillers is desired

- Experience with process cooling water systems is desired

 - Willingness to work extended or flexible hours as required to meet production   

    demands

 - Strong mechanical background;

 - Basic equipment knowledge;

 - Maintenance skills

 - Understanding of customer requirements

 - Ability to work in stressful situations

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

 - Knowledge of basic plumbing

 - Strong knowledge of industrial electricity desired

  - Experience with building automation systems desired

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

May be required to lift up to 75lbs. occasionally, 80% walking or standing, 15% computer work, 5% kneeling or crouching

 

 

EQUIPMENT / TOOLS USED

 

Hand tools, Power tools, Forklift, Extending boom and scissor type personnel lifts,

Computer

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE

 

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED required,

 

TECHNICAL TRAINING: 

 

  • Must have EPA Universal Certification to work on CFC containing equipment
  • Must have HVAC diploma or certification from accredited institution
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience maintaining, repairing, and installing industrial HVAC and refrigeration equipment. Residential experience does not apply.

 

OTHER:  Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

 

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

WHAT TYPES?  Experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment with HVAC

 

HOW MUCH?  3 years of work experience

 

 

 

WHAT ADDITIONAL SKILLS OR ABILITIES WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR THE JOB?

 

- Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates

- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

- Must possess interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

- Must have strong team-focused and leadership abilities

- Ability to teach others

 

 

 

WHAT AREAS OF TRAINING ARE REQUIRED?

 

New Hire Orientation, OSHA Required Training, Product and Process Overview, Understanding the Charter, 5S & Visual Management, Business Management System, Kamtek Policies/Procedures, Hazardous Waste Transportation, Arc Flash, Magna Ethics & Compliance

 

 

 

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

 

Performance Assessment conducted by Supervisor and/or Department Manager

 

 

 

HOW IS THE POSITION RELEVANT TO ACHIEVING QUALITY OBJECTIVES?

 

The HVAC Mechanic is responsible for installing, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance required for all Facilities Maintenance.

 

 

 

Role Summary
Key Responsibilities
Key Qualifications/Requirements
Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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