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Material Analyst 1

Job Number:  45129
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Role Summary

Magna Lighting is looking for a Material Analyst to join our operations team in Plymouth Michigan.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage direct material suppliers to ensure no interruptions to production, while maintaining high inventory turns.
  • Analyze and establish all material requirements for all forecasts and maintain track of all material orders and assist to generate all reports.
  • Perform regular cycle counts and root cause of discrepancies.
  • Manage ECR process relating to purchasing part revisions and end of life.
  • Physical Inventory - preparation, counting/auditing counts, variance analysis
  • Actively participate in procedure development.
  • Manage all business processes and forecast all customer material requirements.
  • Provide continuous improvement actions related to supply chain processes.
  • Provide optimal coverage according to guidelines and assist all customers for all computer systems.
  • Assist all customers for all order status and provide support to all common hardware stocking and monitor all inventory levels.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Materials Manager




Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Managing supply base
  • 2-3 years of experience in the automotive/ manufacturing sector
  • Strong understanding of materials management fundamentals required
  • Ability to deliver accurate, quick and concise communications through written and verbal interactions, both internally and externally
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft based computer programs (Excel) is required
  • 1 year experience in inventory/production control, purchasing or scheduling in the automotive sector  Must be able to work flexible hours and be willing to work overtime, as required
  • Strong  interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion   


Additional Information

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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