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Assistant Materials Manager

Job Number:  11224
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Deco Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Brampton, ON, CA Rexdale, ON, CA

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.



Role Summary

The Assistant Materials Manager must ensure appropriate supply of materials and service to support production to meet customer demand.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist’s the Materials Manager in all aspects of materials management and leadership of the materials team.
  • Participation in management coverage in both east and west locations. Regular rotation between the two plants.
  • Leads, manages and monitors inventory levels, on-time shipment of finished goods, material handling, warehousing/shipping of goods, and the release, receipt, and storage of raw materials. Has complete ownership of material movement and storage from start to finish.
  • Assists in establishing inventory objectives and assumes responsibility for inventory turns and stock rotation. Reviews, identifies, and minimizes obsolete inventory. Recommends disposition within established guidelines.
  • Drives reduction of premium freight and regular freight.
  • Develops, manages, and ensures effectiveness of master production schedule by utilizing input from sales forecast customer demand, material availability, capacity planning to ensure management goals and objectives are met.
  • Coaches, leads and develops staff members to reach their best potential.
  • Ensures compliance with Deco’s quality and safety policies and procedures.
  • Enforce company and safety rules, document violations and propose necessary disciplinary actions.
  • Perform regular workplace inspections.
  • Conduct safety talks, staff meetings and department/line meetings.
  • Conduct timely accident/incident investigations and implement corrective action.
  • Ensure that new employees are trained on department hazards and safe operation of equipment.
  • Work within the guidelines of the Deco Employee Handbook.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and work place safety.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by management.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Five years materials supervisory experience in the automotive industry.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must have good MRP skills and prefer working knowledge of CMS.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Excellent communication skills. Good computer skills – excel, word, email etc.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">College or University diploma/degree in Supply Chain management or equivalent
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">SCMP designation preferred or equivalent
Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

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