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Material Handler

Job Number:  65352
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Bradford
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bradford West Gwillimbury, ONTARIO, CA, L3Z 2A5

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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

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


About the Role

This person is accountable for retrieving raw material from home locations and delivering it to assembly lines/presses in order to meet production as well as delivering finished goods to the warehouse.

Your Responsibilities

•    Performs shift pre-inspections as outlined by Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA), on all material handling equipment.
•    Ensures material handling equipment and batteries are maintained and charged based on the manufactures guidelines and recommendations, and department standards.
•    Ensure all supply racks are filled with raw material.
•    Exclusively responsible for moving raw material in and out of the designated rows throughout the plant.
•    Based on work order, retrieves correct level parts from home locations.
•    Greases specific purchase material prior to taking them to the assembly line.
•    Ensure that components, skids, etc., are available to line operators on an as needed basis.
•    Remove old labels from empty returnable containers for finished goods.
•    Remove scrap, cardboard and garbage from the line area and dispose of it according to procedures provided.
•    Ensure product rotation (First in, First out procedure – FIFO), is maintained for all material.
•    Focus on supporting the production lines while avoiding excess inventory on line.
•    Straightening skids, boxes, and bins throughout the plant, removing labels and debris from empty customer totes.
•    Organizes line changeovers in advance and returns all parts and or containers, which are not used, back to the warehouse home locations.
•    Placing partial skids back on racks.
•    Verify finished goods tote quantity match master label.
•    Verify label presence on all finished goods totes and stretch wrap skids when applicable.
•    Band skids and deliver to toll gate when applicable.
•    Back up the Shipper/Receiver.
•    Operate Industrial Sit-Down and Reach type forklift and ensure it is in good working order.
•    Decanting material from large bins or boxes into totes as required.

Who we are looking for

Your preferred qualifications

•    Less than 1 year of work related experience
•    Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalency preferred
•    Familiar with keyboard and computers 
•    Forklift and Crane Operator certificates preferred
•    Minimum of one year manufacturing experience preferred 
•    Must be certified on Powered Lift Equipment within 12 weeks

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.

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