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Quality Systems Coordinator- Casting

Job Number:  14111
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Casting
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, AL, US, 35215

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.




The Quality Systems Area Leader is solely responsible for the management of all aspects of the Quality Management System (QMS) in compliance with industry standards / guidelines within Kamtek Inc. This position will support all functional areas to provide guidance, technical requirements, and audit compliance / non-compliance with a focus on continual improvement.


Responsible for implementation and maintenance of key management systems that meet all customer requirements and for TS16949.


1)Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies.

2)Understand and promote Magna’s philosophies (Magna’s Operational Principles, Corporate Constitution and Employee’s Charter).

3)Develop and maintain audit strategies for processes and systems including Process Audits, Systems Audits, and Registrar Audits.

4)Develop and maintain documentation and plans according to company standards and customer needs, as required by TS16949, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001 and Customer Specific Requirements and is designated as the Management Representative for each of the subscribed standards.

5)Interact with 3rd Party Registrar to schedule compliance and surveillance audits.

6)Routine communication and interface with 3rd Party Registrar, and Customers in regard to audits and audit results (including follow up).

7)Review and monitor corrective action activities non-conformances. Ensure they are adequate and are ultimately implemented and closed.

8)Act as technical resource to plant for quality systems requirements.

9)Support product team, continual improvement plans, and policy deployment objectives.

10)Provides leadership & facilitate the implementation of organizational goals related to QMS.

11)Adheres to all business policies and procedures.

12)Acts as advisor to Upper Management on the effectiveness and continual improvement of the QMS.

13)Manages and meets department goals14)Promotes good housekeeping (5S)15)Perform other duties as required.


SKILL (Ability to do the job)

•Experience working large scale projects a must.

•Possess excellent team building skills

•Hands on experience in designing, implementing, and managing Quality Management Systems which manage complex processes and optimize performance.

•Expert use of various software applications including Word, Excel, MS Project, Adobe Acrobat and Access.

•Analytical problem solving and organizational abilities.

•Experience with Quality System Documentation and good documentation practices•Comprehensive knowledge of ISO/TS16949.

•Strong communication, prioritization, and organizational skills•Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others in a positive and collaborative manner.

•Must be able to work under minimal supervision.

•Demonstrated ability to work accurately with attention to specific details.

•Ability to follow instructions, schedules, and timelines and be able to handle multiple priorities.

•Must be flexible and able to adapt to changes in priorities.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required, BA / BS degree preferred; equivalent knowledge and skills demonstration, coupled with ongoing certification in related field is acceptable.

TECHNICAL TRAINING: TS16949 Lead Auditor certification required, Comprehensive understanding of Core Tools (APQP, SPC, MSA, Control Plans, FMEA)

OTHER: Advanced knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Experience in Quality Management Systems, managerial experience preferred.

Minimum of six (6) years in QMS & two (2) years in management.




Some of the physical demands of this position include the ability to lift 20 pounds, standing and walking for extended periods of time, and occasional bending or stooping.

11--Quality F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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