Career with KMI

Internal Training

Over many years we have built outstanding technological knowledge.

Since qualified personnel are needed to assure long term quality to our customers, we at KMI believe in continuous professional training sessions to be able to assure highest innovative products to all our customers.


Working at KMI

Kings Mountain Intl. is a manufacturing company and unique to the industry of metal processing of steel and various metals for the Laminating and Aero-space industries. As our business is growing, we are seeking to hire additional employees, who have a stable work history with a record of good attendance!

To complete our application process, all applicants must submit a completed application and all federally required self-ID forms. Please complete and submit the Job Application below or visit our plant Monday -Friday 8am to 4pm. Kings Mountain International offers competitive pay and benefits.

Current Opening Positions

Job Title: Graphic Arts Manager

Kings Mountain International, Inc. in Kings Mountain, NC, is seeking a Graphic Arts Manager.

Summary: Kings Mountain International, a leader in the processing and finishing of architectural press plates for the laminating and aero-space industries, has an outstanding opportunity for a Graphic Arts Manager near Charlotte, NC. We are a privately-owned company just 30 miles west of Charlotte, NC, the home of the Carolina Panthers and NASCAR! We are eighty strong and growing! We are seeking to hire an experienced Team leader with the ability to collaborate with other departments; and someone with strong Graphic Design, large format printing/ embossing separations experience. The right candidate will be motivated, and have experience with Spot Colors, as well as Process Colors; and who possesses a creative imagination for three-dimensional thinking. This position has growth opportunity with the Company!

Responsibilities for this position include:
• Manages two graphic designers to meet customers’ requests and collaborates with Sales Team and Design Integration department.
• Creates and successfully executes a design and production work flow to meet all deadlines of department.
• Possesses design/décor’ expertise.
• Decision maker with the customers’ needs in mind.
• Possesses experience and finesse in working to build customer relationships related to design efforts.
• Maintains professionalism and communicates appropriately in person and via email.
• Works with Graphic Arts’ Team collaboratively to create marketing ideas, concepts, and materials for customer distribution.


• B.A. Degree from a four-year college or university in Graphic Design or related field
• Minimum of five years’ work experience in management and graphic design field.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion.

Send your Resume and Salary Requirements if interested in this great opportunity to!


Job Title: Precision Grinder

2nd Shift (3:00pm-11:00pm)

Kings Mountain International, Inc. in Kings Mountain, NC, is seeking a Precision Grinder for 2nd shift.

Summary of Position: Sets up and operates precision grinding machines to produce sheet metals of uniform thickness within close tolerance limits, and to prepare surface of sheets for polishing to a specified finish.

Responsibilities for this position include:
• Operate and set up machines.
• Maintain required work records.
• Use various measuring devices as required.
• Comply with all company safety procedures and quality standards.
• Other jobs and duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will:
• be able to work 2nd shift (Hours 3:00pm to 11:00pm) with some overtime required to include Saturday/Sunday,
• be at least 18 years old,
• have a high school diploma or GED equivalent,
• possess a strong attention to detail,
• prefer at least three months manufacturing experience,
• prefer at least three months machine operation experience and/or training, other than a forklift, but not required,
• be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
• be able to stand for long periods of time.
• have a stable work history.
• Pass a drug screening after an offer is made.

Selected candidate will train on 1st shift (7:00am to 3:00pm).  Once training is complete candidate will move to 2nd shift and will then receive a shift premium of $0.45/hour in addition to base rate of pay.

Typically, successful new hires receive a pay increase at around 90 days of employment.


Kings Mountain International is an Equal Opportunity, Drug Free Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.

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Competitive benefits to include health, vision, dental, short term disability, and 401-K, etc.

Application process includes completing a KMI Employment Application and three required Self-ID forms (you may indicate on the forms that you decline to answer).

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