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Materials Manufacturing Engineering Coordinator

Job Number:  66413
Group:  Cosma International
Job Type:  Fixed Term Contract

St. Thomas, ONTARIO, CA, N5P 1G6

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About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


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.


About the Role


The Materials Manufacturing Engineering Coordinator works closely with, customers and suppliers to lead the improvement, development, planning and implementation of materials best practices and projects.   Using project management skills and methodologies, the Manufacturing Engineering Coordinator identifies, documents, investigates, tracks, resolves and continuously improves all processes within regards to plant layout, PFEP, and all material conveyance related issues.


Your Responsibilities


  • Prepare and maintain Plan For Every Part for all current and new programs based on run standards and customer volumes

  • Ensure that PFEP is designed to maximize space utilization and minimize material movement

  • Continuously update the Material Flow Plan, Plant Layout and PFEP to ensure that space utilization is maximized and wasted movement and space are eliminated

  • Develop and maintain standard work / routings for all material conveyance

  • Develop and maintain a Dock Utilization Plan for all facilities

  • Prepare and review Value Stream Maps

  • Participate in CTPAT audits along with the Logistics Coordinator and Materials Area Leaders

  • Actively participate in new program launces

  • Help monitor and implement Engineering Changes and Bank Builds

  • Required to adhere to all Health and Safety programs in accordance with the OHSA.   Follows and ensures the Company’s procedures regarding safety rules and regulations are followed throughout their assigned area.

Who we are looking for


  • Post secondary education in Materials/Supply Chain Management, Material Conveyance/Lean, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.

  • A minimum of 2 yrs experience in a Planning or Layout / Material Flow related role required

  • Must be knowledgeable and have experience with Microsoft Office and CAD.

  • Must have strong organizational, leadership, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

  • Must be familiar with manufacturing processes and regulations

Your preferred qualifications


  • Knowledge and experience in project management and leadership

  • Physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.

  • Knowledge of Lean Principles, Value Stream and Layout Design


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

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.


  • Weekly pay via direct deposit.

  • Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.

  • Overtime after 44 hours per week.

Site Benefits


  • Barbecues and Children’s Christmas Party.

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.

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