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Job Number:  65613
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Kamtek Inc. - Bld2
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Birmingham, ALABAMA, US, 35215

Work Style: 



Job Number: 65613 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Kamtek Inc. - Bld2 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Work Style:  


About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

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.



About the Role

Fabricate and weld any projects required from Assembly, Press, or Cradles. The Welder/ Fabricator is responsible for welding on all types of steels and castings. The Welder/Fabricator is also responsible for fabricating tools, jigs and fixtures for the production areas. 

Your Responsibilities

  1. Fabrication of tools, jigs and fixtures
  2. Must be able to work from blueprints or sketches
  3. Must be able to design and make tools, fixtures and fittings.
  4.  Has working knowledge of preheating steel or casting and welding rods.
  5.  To make up all types of elements as required.
  6.  Maintain all welding equipment.
  7.  Operates a variety of small machines, tools, and equipment.
  8.  To flame harden and flame cut as required.
  9.  Promotes good housekeeping (5S) TPM
  10.  Perform other duties as required.
  11.  Operate a forklift and overhead crane.

Who we are looking for


  • High School Diploma or GED required; 2-year Associates Degree from accredited technical college is preferred, or equivalent experience
  • One to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

TECHNICAL TRAINING: Mig/ Tig / Arc Welding




WHAT TYPES?  Strong technical background; previous experience with welding/fabricating


HOW MUCH?  Minimum 3 years in heavy industrial environment

Your preferred qualifications

Ability to work in a team environment

-Must have a working knowledge of basic drafting (blueprint reading, dimension drawings, etc.)

-Must have an understanding of basic engineering practices and functions

-Ability to perform basic engineering calculations

-Ability to use hand tools and small machines

-Must be willing to work extended, 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

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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