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Business Development Coordinator

Job Number:  32709
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  TECHFORM - PLANT 1
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

Reporting to the Finance Supervisor, the Business Development Coordinator is the financial champion on various automotive manufacturing programs for the program life cycle.

Key Responsibilities

- A thorough understanding of production processes and products

- Work in collaboration with other departments such as Engineering, Inside Sales, Purchasing, Operations and Sales

- Standard cost rate development

- Coordinate the receipt of all program costs required for quote capital, and review the latter for reasonableness

- Prepare production part costs for new programs, and maintain these costs throughout the program

- Assist to prepare costing and customer quotations and business case for all production parts, prototypes, alerts and tooling throughout the life of the program

- Review and approve all cost changes that are made to drive master files that affect program costs. Standard cost and gross margin reporting and analyses

- Member of the cross functional team (CFT) for designated programs, and responsible that all financial activities on these programs

- Maintain Cost Reduction Roadmaps including active identification and participation in continuous improvement and cost reduction activities

- Perform month-end procedures - inventory, inventory variances, journal entries, account recs, etc.

- Assist with sales forecasting on a quarterly basis

- Provide profitability analysis on a part/product/customer basis

- Provide financial analysis related to long-term agreement pricing

- Continuously improve the effectiveness of the quoting process

- Perform other duties as required


Key Qualifications/Requirements

- Post-secondary degree/diploma in an accounting or business discipline is required

- Active involvement or achievement in an accounting designation is an asset

- Ability / capability to spend time on the production floor and understand production processes and products is required

- Possess a high level of initiative and ability to drive improvements

- Strong business acumen and sound knowledge of cost accounting and business analytical techniques

- Strong excel and computer skills is required

- Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

- The ability to work under general direction as well as showing initiative is required

Additional Information

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

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