Data Specialist at Magna International (Birmingham, AL)

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Job Number: 39534
Group: Cosma International
Division: Kamtek Inc.
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 Mer-cedes 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.

Role Summary
This position will report directly to the General Manager (or designee) as part of the Management Work Package team preparing, analyzing and challenging the data presented to the Steering team on a weekly basis. The data analysis will help drive each work package towards successful attainment of KPI's and establishing a sustainable process and culture.

Key Responsibilities
  • Follow and enforce all plant safety rules and policies.
  • Follow, comply, and enforce all operational procedures/policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs (Magna and OSHA Standards). Responsible to ensure employees are properly trained and adhering to such policies, enforcing disciplinary actions when safety infractions occur, and conduct Team Safety Talks as required.
  • Guides Kamtek in determining the priorities for process and productivity improvements that impact production and business results and assist in waste elimination and reduction projects.
  • Assists the Materials Department with packaging, material storage/retrieval, and material routing optimization.
  • Prepares reports, charts and other documentation required for customer and internal reporting.
  • Analyzes manufacturing data and based on the observations, provides guidelines for standard operations.
  • Directs and distributes the work for his/her area of responsibility.
  • Conducts regular department meetings to communicate safety, quality, timing, cost and motivation information and to promote involvement in issues affecting employees or their work areas.
  • Ensures confidentiality in all matters pertaining to both business and employee relations.
  • Ensures fairness to direct reports and encourages and participates in the Open Door Resolution Process for employee relation issues
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Must have successfully completed 90 day introductory period.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • Completed technical or business studies at a university level required
  • 2 or more years of professional experience in the automotive/manufacturing area.
  • Knowledge of general production environment and KPIs
  • Excellent PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office excel and powerpoint required. .
  • Ability to manage the execution of complex projects.
  • Be a key leader in the organization, participate in plant meetings (from high level strategy sessions down to daily walks).
  • Demonstrated ability to effect change in a manufacturing environment and ensure improvement activity is being communicated, understood, and supported within the organization.
  • High aptitude for problem solving and analytical thinking.
Additional Information

12--Program/Launch Management F--Permanent/Regular
More Information on Magna International
Magna International operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Novi, MI and Troy, MI. Magna International was founded in 1957. It has 29806 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 18 open jobs at Magna International, click here.
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