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Materials Manager

Job Number:  10298
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Deco Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Rexdale, ON, CA




Company Description


Deco Automotive, located in Rexdale and Brampton, Ontario is an automotive parts manufacturing facility that produces structural automotive components for Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEM”) including BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Tesla, and Toyota/Lexus. Deco Automotives’ capabilities include; Stamping, Hydroforming, Laser, CNC Machining, E Coating, Steel and Aluminum Assembly. We are certified in ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001.



Role Summary

Must ensure appropriate supply of materials and service to support production to meet customer demand.

Key Responsibilities

•    Leads, manages and monitors inventory levels, on-time shipment of finished goods, warehousing/shipping of goods, and the procurement, receipt, and storage of raw materials. Has complete ownership of material movement and storage from start to finish.
•    Establishes inventory objectives and assumes responsibility for inventory turns (stock rotation). Reviews, identifies, and minimizes obsolete inventory. Recommends disposition within established guidelines.
•    Develops, manages, and maintains departmental plans, budgets, and master production schedule by utilizing input from sales forecast customer demand, material availability, capacity planning to ensure management goals and objectives are met. Provides input for production planning function.
•    Responsible to material procurement and production schedule to ensure cost efficiency and timely customer shipments.
•    Responsible to provide support that allows for an atmosphere that ensures compliance with Deco’s quality and safety policies and procedures.
•    Enforce company and safety rules, document violations and propose necessary disciplinary actions.
•    Perform regular workplace inspections.
•    Conduct safety talks, staff meetings and department/line meetings.
•    Conduct accident/incident investigations
•    Ensure that new employees are trained on department hazards and safe operation of equipment
•    Correct of commend health and safety performance
•    Be involved in accident/incident investigation programs.
•    Correct or commend health and safety performance.
•    Work within the guidelines of the Deco Employee Handbook
•    Commitment to continuous improvement and work place safety

•    Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a Team Member
•    Adheres to the requirements of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and the regulations
•    Works in collaboration with the Health, Safety and Environmental Coordinator to ensure Deco Automotive Polices and Procedures are followed
•    Strong commitment to work place safety, which includes but is not limited to: ensures and instructs workers in safety (including the use of personal protective equipment), maintains proper housekeeping, and recognizes and amends unsafe work conditions.
•    Advises Team Members of any potential hazards and/or provide written instructions as to the measures to protect the Team Member
•    Ensures accurate and timely completion of accident/incident investigation reports.  
•    Administers first aid when necessary 
•    Verifies that all new employees are trained on department hazards and safe operations of equipment
•    Corrects or commends health and safety performance.   This includes, but is not limited to disciplining Team Members for failure to follow OHSA and/or Deco Automotive safety rules, policies or procedures.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Five Years experience in the automotive industry.
•    Working Knowledge of MRP.
•    Ability to manage the acquisition of raw material through to the production and shipment of finished goods.

Additional Information

•    Required to possess a mature, consistent attitude towards the responsibilities of the job.
•    Must have strong leadership skills, must be able to lead by example whenever necessary and promote a team approach to problem solving.
•    Must have sound knowledge of employment related legislative requirements.
•    Must be self-motivated and display the skills required to develop and motivate employees.
•    Must be capable of working under pressure and with short completion times on projects.
•    TS16949 awareness and adherence.
•    ISO14001 awareness and adherence.
•    Lean Manufacturing and 5S concepts awareness and adherence

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

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