Apply now »

Total Production Maintenance Coordinator

Job Number:  8223
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Inc. - Bld1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, AL, US





Job Number: 8223 
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.




To develop TPM (Total Production Maintenance) system within the Assembly Department in coordination with Production, Maintenance and Engineering to achieve world class manufacturing. Analyze data using Tabware, CMS, parts inventory, and build standards to support continuous improvement opportunities.  


Responsible for scheduling and tracking of TPM Activities from basic 5S to preventive/predictive maintenance TPM coordination for plant equipment. Coordinate and track project activities and ensure all parts and tools are available for the projects.


1)    Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies. 
2)    Follow and comply with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs
3)    Follows and supports and Magna’s operating principles, including:
a.    Magna Employee Charter – Operating under its principles by treating all team members equally, fairly and with dignity and respect.
b.    Abide by Kamtek policies and procedures as described in the most current version of the Employee Handbook.
c.    Open Door Policy – Solves issues with two-way, open and friendly communication.
d.    5S – Maintains and promotes good housekeeping by following the philosophy “Everything has a place. Everything in its place”.
e.    Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.  Promotes an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
f.    Promote MAFACT benchmarks to achieve World Class Manufacturing.
g.    Core values – Treat all team members equally, fairly, with dignity and respect without favoritism in accordance with company values. 
h.    Attend and participate in Team, Department, Plant-wide and any other meetings as required. 
i.    Conduct all activities in a professional manner and positive attitude with an emphasis on personal responsibility. 
4)    Administer the TPM planning module in Tabware
5)    Maintain TPM schedule for critical equipment
6)    Coordinate TPM with preventive maintenance system
7)    Coordinate TPM with predictive maintenance system
8)    Assist with the set up and maintenance of TS16949 and Q1 requirements
9)    Support/assist with preventive maintenance scheduling
10)     Support maintenance with spare parts inventory
11)     Support continuous improvement, TPM, and lean manufacturing processes 
12)     Daily interaction with Production, Maintenance, Engineering & Vendor’s
13)     Work with contractors on projects as needed.
14)    Responsible for Training and Education of TPM / Lean initiatives
15)     Work closely with other departments to schedule and communicate events
16)    Support continuous improvement 
17)     Support transition to Autonomous maintenance
18)      Perform other duties as required.


SKILL (Ability to do the job)

•    Ability to work in a team environment
•    Must have a working knowledge of basic drafting (blueprint reading, dimension drawings, etc.)
•    Must have a basic understanding of TPM practices and functions
•    Ability to perform basic engineering calculations
•    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 basic computer knowledge
•    Must have good analytical skills
•    Ability to oversee projects from start to finish


Some of the physical demands for this position include the ability to lift 40 pounds, standing and walking for extended periods of time, and occasional bending and stooping.


Some of the equipment and tools used are: Computers, telephone, 2-way radio, copier/printer, hand tools

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED required; 2-year Associates Degree from accredited technical college is preferred, or equivalent experience


OTHER:  Computer skills; Basic Microsoft Word and Excel, AutoCAD

WHAT TYPES?  Strong technical background; previous experience with field-driven computer systems and inventory control
HOW MUCH?  Minimum 3 years in heavy industrial environment


•    Good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
•    Tabware experience
•    Background in implementing and maintaining systems to forecast maintenance needs


Role Summary
Key Responsibilities
Key Qualifications/Requirements
Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Apply now »