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Press Maintenance Planner

Job Number:  36991
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, AL, US, 35215



Job Number: 36991 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Kamtek Inc. 
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.

Role Summary


To develop predictive and preventive maintenance (PM) schedules for all equipment and machinery used throughout the production process. Analyze production, maintenance and machine data using Tabware, CMS, parts inventory, White Board and build standards to support uptime and continuous improvement opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for scheduling and tracking of preventive, predictive and unscheduled maintenance for plant equipment and ensuring spare parts inventory is available.  Coordinate, track and report project activities and ensure all parts and tools are available for the projects. Ensure spare parts, fluids, lubricants, chemicals and tools are ordered and or stocked for uptime and project support.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  1. Drive projects, improvements and emergency repairs to reduce downtime. Ensure that reporting is completed.
  2. Administer the maintenance planning module of Tabware
  3. Work with Tabware software writers Kamtek experts, and maintenance to build the cradles equipment list with continuous updates.
  4. Maintain updates to all process equipment drawings and update OEM manuals.
  5. Setup and maintain a preventive and predictive maintenance system to meet the requirements of IATF 16949.
  6. Develop all inspections and routine maintenance plans to support reliable operations.
  7. Develop reports for KPIs including: MTBF, MTTR, system reliability; cost of maintenance and operations; breakdown vs corrective vs preventive work orders
  8. Prioritize and schedule all work in the maintenance plan including weekends and shutdowns
  9. Prioritize and schedule all unplanned work: service requests; project support; corrective maintenance, etc..
  10. Adjust job plans as required for improved accuracy and ability to plan work

Additional Information

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently with direction from manager
  • Ability to work with all members of maintenance staff to develop functional team
  • Ability to create and use visual management such as schedules and reports
  • Ability to present information in groups and meetings
  • Must have a working knowledge of basic drafting (blueprint reading, dimension drawings, etc.)
  • Must have an understanding of basic engineering practices and functions
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, weekends, or flexible hours as required to meet production needs
  • Must have excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must have intermediate level computer and program knowledge
  • Must have basic Excel Knowledge
  • Must have good analytical skills

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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