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Assistant Manager, Supplier Performance

Job Number:  62266
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  MSM
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Vaughan, ONTARIO, CA, L4H 0S9

Work Style: 



Job Number: 62266 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: MSM 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: VAUGHAN 
Work Style:  


Group Introduction

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain/Logistics, Supplier Quality Management, or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management / Supplier Development / Supplier Quality for a Tier 1 automotive supplier
  • Proficient in IATF 16949 and automotive OEM Customer Specific Requirements.
  • Proficient in problem solving (8D, 5-Why, Drill Deep and Wide, Six Sigma…etc.).
  • Proficient in AIAG core tools: PPAP, APQP, Control Plans, FMEA, MSA and SPC.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Quick learner with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, maintain focus, and adapt to a variety of challenges.
  • Self-motivated, drives for improvement and possesses strong communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple commitments and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to travel internationally as required.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads the supply chain management team in executing best practices and measuring performance through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) based upon the division’s Business Plan.
  • Directs and coordinates supply chain functions through strategy, resource optimization, profitability maximization, and KPIs resulting in the maximization of customer satisfaction.
  • Ensures Suppliers conduct their activities according to the Magna Global Supply Chain Requirements.
  • Supports all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of necessary direct materials and services needed to meet the changing levels of production demand.
  • Works with production, purchasing, quality, and logistics departments to ensure 100% on time delivery and product quality.
  • Leads Continuous Improvement, VA/VE, and innovation in the supply chain in alignment with business strategy.
  • Oversees and optimizes inventory within the supply chain to reduce carrying costs.
  • Proactively monitors and manages risks in the supply chain. 
  • Collaborates with Logistics and Purchasing departments to minimize Total Delivered Cost.
  • Leads team to ensure compliance to Magna’s world class Mafact & MQS standards within functional area and throughout supply base.
  • Maintains ownership of APQP / Launch management to achieve flawless launch for all supplier related activities, on time PPAP’s, run at rate etc.
  • Monitor and develop suppliers (potential, new and current suppliers) for cost, quality, delivery to meet the Companies’ requirements. Manage solutions to supplier quality & delivery and cost issues.
  • Ensure that supplier related audits (CSR / ISO / IATF / Mafact/ CQI / MQS/ MAQMSR/Finance) on potential, new and current suppliers are current.
  • Ensure suppliers are set up to comply with SAP, Supply web & QPF.
  • Ensure supplier annual validations are uploaded at QPF on time.
  • Follow up on supplier complaints and ensure QPF is updated with on time responses.
  • Visit suppliers to performs assessments, run at rate and verifications of corrective actions.
  • Maintain database of all material suppliers’ Quality Management Systems certifications.
  • Lead activities for correcting the performance of problem suppliers based on QPF rating and Delivery performance.
  • Provide management reports as necessary.
  • Comply and participate in monthly Health & Safety Quiz.
  • Comply and participate with suggestions and Continuous Improvement program.
  • Actively and positively support the continued practice of Common Values behaviors.
  • Initiate and embrace company change.
  • Observe standards for safe working conditions as outlined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well as rules and regulations outlined in the employee handbook.

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