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Production Operator

Company: Kamtek
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPURPOSE OF POSITION: To produce quality parts, on time, the first time to meet or exceed our customer requirements, while supporting the Magna Employees Charter and the policies and procedures of Kamtek.RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY: Responsible for supporting all areas of the casting process - safety, quality, and productivity while adhering to KAMTEKs plant standards and upholding the Magna Employees Charter. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITIONS:1) Follow and comply with all operational/procedures/policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs 2) Understand and promote Magnas philosophies (Magnas Corporate Constitution, Operational Principles and Employees Charter3) Ensure a quality product (measuring tools, part inspection and fixtures) and know the quality procedures to ensure we produce a high-quality part consistently 4) Perform basic troubleshooting and setup (understand job recipes, how to root-cause and correct basic concerns)5) Understand casting process, automation, quality theory, die protection, and basic order of die cast operations6) Support continuous improvement and lean manufacturing processes to aid in producing a better part for a better price7) Maintain integrity of quality to ensure finished product meets Kamtek customer standards8) Establish and maintain communication with other employees and support departments to continuously improve our quality as well as our efficiency every day9) Maintain accurate paperwork/production reports to drive our concerns to corrective actions10) Assure finished product is stored properly and dispositioned accurately to protect the customer and the shipping schedule11) Help develop procedures and process improvements to make us better 12) Perform other duties as requiredPOSITION REQUIREMENTSSKILL (Ability to do the job)- Ability to work in a team environment or independently to perform duties with little supervision.- Willingness to work extended or flexible hours as required to meet production demands-Must be willing to work in various locations within and outside the facility-Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates-Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situationsPHYSICAL DEMANDSSome of the physical demands of this position include the ability to lift 50 pounds, standing and walking for extended periods of time, and occasional bending or stooping.EQUIPMENT / TOOLS USEDSome of the equipment and tools used are basic departmental hand tools and personal protective equipment. Also may include computer and scanning. May include forklift or overhead crane if certified.KNOWLEDGEEDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED requiredOTHER: Safe work practices, general knowledge of mechanical operations.WORK EXPERIENCEWHAT TYPES? Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred. HOW MUCH? 12 monthsWHAT ADDITIONAL SKILLS OR ABILITIES WOULD BE HELPFUL FOR THE JOB?- Basic mechanical aptitude.-Ability to read and follow work instructions and safety requirements.-Good communication skills.-Basic understanding of casting terminologyCompany DescriptionKAMTEK 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 OEMs within the market. Our companys 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 Jobble Associated topics: die, fixture, mold, melt, molten, tool, toolmaker, tool and die, tool designer, tool die

Keywords: Kamtek, Birmingham , Production Operator, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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