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Material Coordinator 1

Job Number:  9173
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Magna Exteriors Belvidere
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Belvidere, IL, US



Job Number: 9173 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Magna Exteriors Belvidere 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Belvidere 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.



Role Summary

This positions reports directly to the Materials Department Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties for MEB as described below:

Key Responsibilities
  • Act as a representative to all tier II suppliers developing long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships with all suppliers.
  • Manage purchase order documentation consistent with IATF16949 requirements.  Create efficient paperwork systems that minimize clerical functions and maximize accurate accounts payable requirements.
  • Manage supplier performance measurable indicators and track the supplier’s performance against these measurables.
  • Review, maintain and reconcile Customer and supplier cums.
  • Assist in managing transportation logistics for incoming and outbound freight for all incoming components.
  • Ensure customs paperwork for imported and exported materials are completed as required.
  • Complete and maintain the materials requirements for obtaining IATF16949 certification and conforming to the requirements of on-going audits.
  • Continuously examine the supply chain network in order to identify opportunities to reduce on hand inventory, decrease logistics costs, increase number of inventory turns, and improve the overall supply chain efficiency. 
  • Effectively manage the receipt of in-coming purchased items for prompt inventory recognition and control in predetermined multi-location storage.
  • Integrate the incoming sequence broadcast releases from our customer down to the accurate scheduling of our Tier II suppliers.
  • Continuously improve the accuracy of information and track the measurable improvement for reporting back to the management team.
  • Update and report materials metrics.
  • Assist in writing and enforcing work instructions and procedures.
Key Qualifications/Requirements

Related Work Experience:


  • A minimum of five years’ experience in an automotive plant environment with two to three years in a position utilizing a fully integrated MRP/ERP System is required.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in EDI, MS Windows, Internet and Lotus Notes (or a comparable email system).
  • Experience with a fully integrated manufacturing software package a must (TRANS4M-Infor/Agilisys/Brain a plus).
  • Must maintain excellent communications skills working with customers, suppliers and the entire organizational team.
  • Must be very detail oriented.
  • Must be highly motivated and comfortable with change.
  • Knowledge of TS16949 (IATF) and ISO requirements a plus.


Educational Requirements:


  • A minimum of an associate’s degree in a related field or relevant work experience is required.
Additional Information

Physical Job Requirements:


This position requires a person to have the ability to:

  • Perform work while sitting, standing or walking a minimum of six (6) hours a day
  • Ability to lift, push or pull up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis


Working Conditions:

  • The majority of the job is performed in an office environment. Occasionally work will be performed in a production/manufacturing environment with some risk and harmful elements.


09--Supply Chain F--Permanent/Regular 

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