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Tool Crib Attendant

Job Number:  32464
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MI, US, 48079



Job Number: 32464 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Magna Electric Vehicle Structures 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: St. Clair 



Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Role Summary


  • Under the general direction of the Purchasing Manager and supervision of MRO Purchasing, the MRO Tool Crib Attendant is responsible for maintaining the MRO tool crib. This includes processing orders, receipts, putting items away, charging items out, and cycle counting.  This job will require the use of a computer, lifting of parts and utilizing material handling equipment.    


  • Safety First - Obey the plant’s safety rules and procedures by wearing PPE at all times and immediately addressing all safety concerns.  Promote an environment where zero injuries are the expected standard.
  • Maintains accurate inventory to support the MEVS plant 
  • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System, and company policies 

Key Responsibilities


  • Review of reports and verification of product removed from the tool crib
  • Run negative balance report and investigate issues
  • Verify product to packing slip, print labels, put items away, and receive in CMS all incoming product
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of the tool crib
  • Maintain MRO crib and ensure all product is ordered and stocked per requirements
  • Run MRP and process orders to suppliers
  • Monitor delivery performance for suppliers
  • Follow up on outstanding orders, expedite as necessary
  • Run reports, analyze and distribute to management for items issued from tool crib
  • Co-ordinate, control and follow-up all goods returned for credit, repair, or replacement 
  • Plan and execute the cycle count process
  • Maintain document control of purchase orders, assist purchasing with filing
  • Assist with updating of production purchase orders as needed
  • Work with accounting to understand price and delivery discrepancies
  • Maintain up to date MRO purchasing files
  • Assist in the cleanliness of the overall facility as needed, Ex (run the floor scrubber)
  • Understands, utilizes and submits suggestions for improvement to departmental procedures.
  • Establish and maintain a high level of communication and effective working relationships with suppliers and peers.
  • Complies with, supports, and models MEVS’ operational procedures/policies, Employee Handbook, and Magna’s Employee’s Charter, Corporate Constitution, and Operational Principles
  • Manage waste disposal according to all corporate and legal applicable regulations and procedures
  • Develop, maintain, and control inventory at levels that support Production and Maintenance 
  • Complies with relevant Quality and Environmental programs (e.g. IATF16949, ISO14001)
  • Complies with all Health and Safety programs in accordance with OSHA. Follows and ensures Company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Conducts themselves in a professional manner
  • Keeps work area clean and tidy
  • Participate in Continual Improvement activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Exceptional ability to work with others; build and maintain positive employee relations
  • Able to prepare, read and interpret written reports, correspondence, instructions, procedures, and guidelines
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees, suppliers, and customers
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to calculate figures and amounts, such as percentages and proportions
  • Able to use computer and software as required
  • Must be self-motivated and have “can do” attitude

Additional Information


  • The MRO Tool Crib Attendant works within an office environment as well as within a manufacturing plant (characterized by temperature extremes, loud noise and occasional forklift traffic). Some of the physical demands of this position include sitting for prolonged periods of time, walking up and down staircases, lifting, and stooping and bending. Able to work flexible hours and overtime as needed. Overtime as required.


  • Some of the equipment and tools used are computer, telephone, copier/printer and a projector. 


  • Basic knowledge in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and HVAC systems.
  • Understand equipment and know where to find information to order parts.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience 


  • Experience working within the automotive industry 

Nearest Major Market: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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