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Assembly Millwright

Job Number:  6643
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Inc. - Bld1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, AL, US, 35215





Job Number: 6643 
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.




Assembly Maintenance Millwright will provide technical adhesive / vision system support within the Assembly Maintenance Department in a team environment to support production and carry out the assignments and responsibilities given to them by the Assembly Department Maintenance Manager, Supervisors and Team Leaders. They will work very closely with the Assembly Engineers to support the various adhesive / vision system activities at Kamtek.




Responsible for supporting safety, quality, and productivity while adhering to KAMTEK’s plant standards and upholding the Magna Employee’s Charter.

Also, maintain, troubleshoot, and provide continuous improvement suggestions resulting in minimal downtime of manufacturing equipment in the assembly area.  Support installation and modification of equipment to ensure quality control requirements are met and process enhancements are realized.






  1. Follow and enforce 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 plant safety standards including LOTO
  4. Must have a solid ability to read technical manuals, schematics, and blueprints.  Must be able to trouble shoot, remove, disassemble, rebuild, reinstall, and order parts for the following systems: Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Pump Systems
  5. Must have a solid ability to manipulate, troubleshoot & maintain adhesive systems
  6. Understand and perform the Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) system and work within its guidelines.
  7. Must be able to utilize the TIG, MIG, and ARC Welders as well as oxygen and acetylene torches.
  8. Must be able to utilize the milling machine and lathe.
  9. Must be able to work unsupervised.
  10. Must have the ability to make decisions, concerning maintenance operations.
  11. Must have good housekeeping practices.
  12. Must keep in production a fully mechanical automated assembly line, and all the auxiliary equipment which is relation to the line.  Implementation of a preventative maintenance program is also carried out on all mechanical assembly line equipment.  Other duties include maintenance of underground conveyor system. 
  13. General overseeing of plant equipment.  The manufacturing of parts for the machine. 
  14. Utilizes various cutting tool machines and welding equipment.
  15. Adjusts & repairs automotive manufacturing equipment, repairs and services, and test equipment using hand tools and power tools.
  16. Disassembles & rebuilds defective equipment as well as replaces defective parts, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, etc.
  17. May specialize in repairing specific manufacturing equipment, and equipment that is not specific to the manufacturing process.
  18. Troubleshooting and modification to maintain uptime, make modifications to improve efficiency and reliability of equipment and its systems. Oversee modifications by internal and external resources for process changes, new models and expansion.
  19. Optimize/upgrade or change equipment based on safety, quality, or production requirements.
  20. Must be proficient in MIG welding
  21. Must be able to lay-out and build various steel projects from a print and be able to offer ideas for projects
  22. Ensure new parts get ordered or return unused parts back to the correct stock location.
  23. Promotes good housekeeping (5S)
  24. Perform other duties as required






SKILL (Ability to do the job)


• Must have general knowledge on electrical theory and troubleshooting

• Ability to read and understand electrical schematics

• Ability to use electrical testing and troubleshooting equipment

• Must have general mechanical knowledge

• Must have an eye for attention to detail

• Ability to identify solutions to problems using data, visual inspections, and maintenance best practices

• Must be able to effectively use verbal and written communications.

• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

• Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)






Some of the physical demands for the position include being able to lift a weight of 40 pounds; frequent bending, stooping and stretching; being able to stand for prolonged periods of time; and ability to walk for prolonged periods of time.



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07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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