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Production Scheduler

Job Number:  44860
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 44860 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: SAINT CLAIR 


Group Description

Magna’s ADAS technologies are shaping an autonomous future and improving lives.

Full autonomy is coming. But to create the technology which will bring it into view, you need the desire and ability to adapt complete ADAS systems or modular solutions to any vehicle, for any mobility need.

Magna’s electronics solutions connect OEMs to their customers with features that improve their lives. It’s our expertise across the entire vehicle, key strategic partnerships and culture of innovation that allow us to make our industry-leading technologies road-ready. And it is how we’ll continue to build a safer, smarter and more connected mobility experience for all people.


Role Summary

This position is responsible to plan necessary material and production related activities to ensure efficient and uninterrupted production and flow of product to our customers. This position is responsible for scheduling, tracking, and reporting on material issues as they relate to scheduling of production as well as inventory levels and on hand quantities as they relate to their area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Attends departmental and plant-wide communication meetings as scheduled.
  • Attends training as scheduled.
  • Complies with, supports operational procedures/policies, Employee Handbook, and Magna’s Employee’s Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Operational Principles.
  • Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. TS16949, ISO14001).
  • Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA. Follows and ensures Company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed.
  • Plans and coordinates production activities as it relates to Materials
  • Maintains finished goods inventory level
  • Schedules production to maximize efficiency and reduce overtime
  • Creates detailed production schedules
  • Recommends action plans when required
  • Recommends overtime when required
  • Reviews EDI and manual requirements from the customer as well as MEVS build plan
  • Creates load schedules for shipments based on MEVS build plan
  • Communicates customer schedules, build plan schedules and forecasts to management for manpower planning, financial planning, and capacity planning
  • Monitors movement of empty shipping racks to ensure production numbers are met and follows up with affected parties to ensure a steady flow

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Participate in root cause analysis on inventory discrepancies to maintain inventory accuracy and financial records
  • Resolves supply chain constraints to ensure internal and external customers are satisfied
  • Develops capacity plans and long-term schedules to maximize efficiency
  • Creates and maintains operation procedures and work instructions
  • Communicates to all levels of management (Team Leader to General Manager)
  • Communicates engineering breakpoints to the customer and coordinates the shipment of old and new level material
  • Coordinates engineering change build schedules with Production and Engineering departments to satisfy customer timing
  • Reviews item master, BOM, and routings in CMS to ensure accuracy of planning parameters
  • Participate in the completion of any customer specific assessment annually 
  • Practices and promotes continuous improvements of materials processes and seeks cost reduction opportunities
  • Works as part of a team for new program launches
  • Supports year end, quarterly, and daily inventory counts to ensure system and financial accuracy
  • Performs other duties as required

Additional Information

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Supply Chain Management or closely related field.  Education can be substituted for experience
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment.  Automotive preferred
  • Knowledge of using an ERP system; preferably CMS
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Strong working knowledge of customer-based computer systems (ie. SMART, GM Supply Power, DDL, SUPER G)
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality
  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs
  • Overtime may be required to meet program expectations
  • Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements

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: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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