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Manufacturing Engineer - Casting

Job Number:  64155
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Casting
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, ALABAMA, US, 35215

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Job Number: 64155 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Kamtek Casting 
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.


Purpose of Position

To provide assistance to the Engineering Manager in a way that supports the Magna Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Customers, Investors, and People.  The Manufacturing Engineers are responsible to deliver robust, cost effective manufacturing solutions for the high pressure die cast structural finishing operations (straightening, grinding and machining) components which meets all customer quality and timing requirements.


The Manufacturing Engineering Area Lead is responsible for all team members’ safety and well-being, overall development of team, 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 and Responsibilities

1. Develop process documentation that ensures the robust manufacture of high pressure die cast structural components finishing operations
2. Ensure effective timeline management skills are used to ensure timely delivery which meets program milestones and monitor with regular reviews of timelines with process engineers
3. Ensure Open Issues lists are used to ensure timely resolution to all concerns
4. Ensure good communication of all customer driven changes to ensure cast parts are built to proper product revision levels
5. Promote attention to detail ensuring that line is built in accordance to all aspects of the latest version of the Kamtek Equipment Build Standards
6. Product knowledge and understanding of customer requirements
7. Good working knowledge of all technologies used in the development and build of automated assembly lines
8. Participate in quoting of new products ensuring the most suitable methods are being quoted which take into consideration volume and quality requirements
9. Good organizational skills to ensure effective deployment of all available resources
10. Presentation skills appropriate for both customer and supplier interface
11. Conduct manpower efficiency studies, through time and motion studies, or standard data to ensure effective line balancing of both manpower and machine
12. Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes
13. Perform other duties as required.


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.


Some of the equipment and tools used are a computer, telephone, copier/printer, fax machine, and an assortment of basic hand tools.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred, or equivalent

TECHNICAL TRAINING:  CNC machining and programming (M&G Code, Macro, Siemen’s Controls), robots and automation (Fanuc), CAD and/or CAD viewer experience, must have a good working knowledge of robotics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical controls engineering and standard fabrication

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


WHAT TYPES Manufacturing experience with CNC equipment preferable in a Die Cast environment

HOW MUCH? Minimum of three years



SKILL (Ability to do the job)

• Ability to work in a team environment
• Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Ability to manage an open issues list effectively coming to resolution of all issues
• Ability to offer innovative solutions to manufacturing issues related to product development or enhancement
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
• Ability to stay abreast of new advancements in technology as they apply to assembly operations
• Must be willing to work extended or flexible hours as needed to meet customer requirements

• Good interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational and Leadership skills
• Ability to trouble shoot and find root cause effectively
• Detail oriented
• Excellent time management skills

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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