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Materials Coordinator

Job Number:  45703
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Modatek Systems
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 45703 
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

The Materials Coordinator is responsible for the flow of material in and out of the plant for the purpose of maintaining normal production to meet customer needs.

Key Responsibilities

•    Creates, monitors and modifies daily shipping schedules, in accordance with customer demands.
•    Coordinates shipping schedules with logistics companies and truck drivers as required
•    Obtains transportation quotes for production and/or non-production shipments
•    Expedites material as required by Planners or production requirements
•    Communicates with logistics companies to ensure the on-time delivery of material, both to and from Modatek Systems
•    Ensures that shipping documentation is prepared in accordance with Modatek procedures
•    Sends and monitors Advanced Shipping Notices (ASN’s) and maintains all cumulative records
•    Monitors vendor releases and on-line inventories to ensure that Modatek is up to schedule, and that production lines are covered
•    Maintains customer routings, monitors and reports carrier performance issues
•    Maintains record retentions of Bill of Lading (BOL) and Customs documentation
•    Issues reports as assigned and contributes various studies as required.
•    Supports production planning functions on off shifts and utilizes information provided to make material scheduling decisions in accordance with the Modatek Material planning procedures
•    Provides coverage for Material Planners or other Material Coordinators to balance workload or as required.
•    Investigates issues, and develops and implements solutions 
•    Updates TS documents when changes occur to procedures that are implemented
•    Promotes continuous improvement of material processes 
•    Follows and complies with all Operational Procedures and Policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environment programs. 
•    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

•    College Diploma in Materials Management 
•    Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills
•    Ability to meet deadlines, multiple demands and support multiple production planning programs
•    Strong computer skills required, as well as knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and CMS
•    Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to uphold confidentiality
•    Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
•    Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

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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