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Logistics and Warehouse Manager

Job Number:  45098
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Columbus
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

The Assistant Logistics Manager is responsible for assigning work and coordinating daily shipping and receiving activities to ensure the safety and efficiency of production operations. The Assistant Logistics Manager supports and provides guidance to the Materials & Logistics department personnel.

Key Responsibilities

  • University degree including experience in business management including production material planning and scheduling and Just-In-Time (JIT) concepts, principles, and techniques; or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in the automotive industry.
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience in Materials/Logistics
  • Prior supervisory/leadership experience
  • Experience in Material Flow Design in a Tier One automotive environment
  • ERP systems experience and knowledge of Customer Portals
  • Strong organizational, time management, planning, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements
  • Must be able to interact effectively with other team members
  • Able to appreciate and maintain proper level of confidentiality.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Provides instruction, guidance and leadership to the Materials & Logistics team members by assisting in solving day-to-day problems, utilizing all available resources.
  • Oversees all areas of material flow, shipping and receiving throughout the plant.
  • Manages and coordinates all aspects of logistics, ship schedules, traffic management and any customer concerns related to materials and logistics.
  • Communicates with automotive customers and suppliers on matters relating to supply of racks and concerns with packaging or shipping; communicates on all departmental and divisional levels on operational issues.
  • Directs and distributes the work for their area of responsibility.
  • Monitors and adjusts inventory balances as required, investigates inventory problems and implements solutions.
  • Schedules, plans and foresees impact of decisions for the Materials and Logistics area.
  • Assists and/or leads completion of Annual MMOG Self-Assessment and C-TPAT Certification

Additional Information

  • Acts on behalf of the Materials & Logistics Manager in his/her absence.
  • Ensures all systems, processes and procedures are being followed
  • Develops 5S plan and ensures to its adherence.
  • Assists in the development of the layout for material storage, ensuring effective and efficient use of space within and outside the plant.
  • Participates in the development of MSC’s goals and objectives to support the annual business plan.
  • Communicates and reports department progress/results on regular operations and on achieving MSC’s goals.
  • Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. ISO /IATF16949, ISO14001).
  • Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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