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Logistics Analyst

Job Number:  61484
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Norplas Industries Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Northwood, OHIO, US, 43619

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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 Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

•    To exhibit teamwork skills and actively participate in team activities in a positive working environment.
•    To demonstrate problem solving skills in a work environment that is striving for continuous improvement.
•    To follow Company policies and display conduct expected of Norplas employees as described in the employee handbook.
•    Adhere to all safety and health objectives, policies and procedures of Norplas to provide for a safe and healthful workplace.  Work in a safe manner at all times and report any unsafe conditions to your supervisor in order that the situation can be corrected.  Report all accidents and near misses in a timely manner when they occur.

Your Responsibilities

•    Sequencer inventory minimum levels defined and managed in ERP system.  Analyze, monitor and modify based upon pertinent logistics parameters.
•    Investigate root causes and implement solutions related to sequencer part shortages and hot part requests.
•    Assist with coordination and setup of new part numbers in QAD and SQL cross reference tables to enable production labeling and shipping.  Test new setups fully before releasing to production.
•    Work with finance to close the POP/MPAB payment loop and investigate, communicate and fix any issues (weekly).
•    Investigate, communicate and resolve POP/PAB and sequencer inventory accuracy issues (ERP transactions, BOM, part number changes, etc.)
•    Control inventory accuracy - investigate and resolve customer release issues, work with Logistics and IT group to implement and maintain systems that ensure accuracy of sequencer transactions (BOL/EP, missing payments, rev level changes, replacement parts, cycle counting, service part processing, shipping/receiving, etc.).


Who we are looking for

•    Associate’s Degree in a technical or business field of study.
•    Four years of directly related work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.  


Your preferred qualifications

•    Minimum of 2 years of experience with QAD (or similar ERP system) including materials management, inventory control, release management, supply chain management.
•    EDI experience in an automotive manufacturing environment preferred.
•    Advanced level of expertise with Microsoft Office products (Excel).


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.

Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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