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Toolmaker - Casting

Job Number:  58860
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Casting
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, ALABAMA, US, 35215

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Job Number: 58860 
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.


Role Summary

To maintain and troubleshoot dies in-house to produce a quality product in a safe manner.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for continuous improvement of tooling, housekeeping, making informed decisions, and having tooling ready for production runs.

  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. Maintain dies and other tooling to produce quality parts to improve processes to increase productivity
  4. Tig & Mig welding and hand working parts of dies (heat treat of materials)
  5. Performs scheduled preventative maintenance on all tooling and fills out the pm sheet and keep PM schedules up to date.
  6. Operates a variety of small machines, tools and equipment.
  7. Verifies conformance of machined or repaired dies to specifications by checking dimensions, clearances and alignments.
  8. Troubleshoots for problems during production.
  9. Modifies dies and tooling to conform to engineering changes.
  10. Tryout of new die sets and tooling. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED equivalent required: 2-year from a technical college or minimum 5 years experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing facility




OTHER:  Journeyman certification is preferred: general knowledge of troubleshooting, materials and methods, machines and tools, and practical application of engineering science. Computer knowledge and CNC or EDM and Tig welding, but not required; CAD/Blueprint reading and shop math; die building experience is a plus, but not necessary. Basic knowledge in automation.

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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