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Inventory Analyst

Job Number:  44464
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Modatek Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 44464 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Modatek Systems 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: MILTON 


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

Ensure accurate perpetual inventories by cycle counting and problem solving our inventory variances within the CMS system.

Key Responsibilities

•    Assist with developing cycle count plans and continuous improvement suggestions which improve inventory accuracy.
•    Participate in the plant wide year end physical inventory.
•    Perform cycle counts accurately and efficiently and verify inventory accuracy of CMS system.
•    Investigate and analyze variances in perpetual inventory.
•    Participate in crossfunctional investigations and meetings to identify root causes and corrective actions.
•    Audit signage/labeling accuracy to PFEP and report discrepancies.
•    Audit stock locations for FIFO adherance in accordance with Mafact requirements. 
•    Min/Max analysis and right sizing to operational min quantities on hand and CMS levels and PFEP.
•    Supports the modifications to plant floor and marketplace footprints/master layout (integration with Materials Team).
•    Ensure inventory accuracy on all required locations in the ERP system.
•    Investigate material line shortage (“Red or Yellow Trucks”).
•    Assist with cycle count adjustments in the CMS system as directed.
•    Prepare inventory variance forms & reports with analysis included.
•    Audit production and scrap reports for accuracy and validating the entries into the ERP system.
•    Operate forklift and reachtruck equipment as needed to validate inventory.
•    Conduct all activities in a safe manner.
•    Attends departmental and plant-wide communication meetings as scheduled.
•    Attends training as scheduled.
•    Maintain a consistent work pace and work overtime as required.
•    Conducts themselves in a professional manner.
•    Keeps work area clean and organized.
•    Establishes and maintains effective communications with all departments.
•    Follows and complies with all Operational Procedures / Policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs (i.e. ISO14001, IATF 16949).
•    Understands , promotes and lives by Magna’s philosophies and Employee Charter.
•    Adheres to Modatek’s core values; integrity, respect, trust , honesty, fairness and loyalty.
•    Performs other duties as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    High school diploma or equivalent.
•    3 plus years’ experience in automotive and/or manufacturing environment.
•    General knowledge in inventory control, material planning and ERP system.
•    Computer literate with Intermediate skill level in Excel and Microsoft office.
•    Ability to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
•    Working knowledge of Engineering Change processes.
•    Strong analytical skills , excellent at managing data at a detail level. Strong ability to multi-task and work independently or with a team.
•    Ability to work well in a fast paced environment and with a variable workload.
•    Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements.
•    Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Information

Division Description
Located in Milton, Ontario, Modatek Systems is a division of Magna International. At Modatek, our dedicated team produce chassis systems utilizing innovative hydroforming, automated welding, and electrostatic coating processes within a large, safety-focused facility.

What we have to offer
Our people are our greatest asset. As a valued Modatek team member, we offer you:
•    A great work experience with a dedicated and diverse workforce
•    A focus on safety, health and wellness, including a corporate wellness program, fitness membership discounts, and a subsidized cafeteria with health conscious options
•    Competitive extended health benefits
•    A group RRSP with employer matching
•    Participation in the Employee Equity and Profit Sharing Plan
•    Company paid uniforms, allowances for prescription safety glasses, earplugs and safety shoes
•    Staff appreciation events
•    Continuous training and development, including an educational reimbursement program
Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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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