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Material Planner - Automotive

Job Number:  18962
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Mytox Mfg.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Magna

 

Job Number: 18962 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Mytox Mfg. 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Woodbridge 

 

Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY TO DO THE JOB:

•    Post-Secondary education in related Operations, Supply Chain or Logistics field. Preferably CPIM.  
•    1-2 years related experience in automotive manufacturing environment managing the smooth supply of material to production.
•    Some knowledge and understanding of a variety of manufacturing and automotive processes and components and some understanding of supply chain management
•    Excellent English communication skills (both written and verbal)
•    Understanding of supplier relationships and experience with expediting from local and overseas suppliers.
•    Excellent math skills with good spreadsheet skills.
•    Computer literacy in MRP / ERP scheduling systems, supplier releasing and & cycle-count systems, as well EDI and ASN’s.
•    Familiarity with multi-level Bills of Material, routings, and ordering parameters  
•    Ability to multi-task, function well under pressure and meet deadlines
•    Ability to deal effectively with all levels of the organization

DESIRABLE ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

•    Familiarity with CMI / TRANS4M software
•    Knowledge of supplier qualification standards (TS-16949, QS-9000, ISO-14001)
•    Knowledge of Import / Export procedures and Customs regulations
•    Completed related APICS courses
•    Automotive background (preferably Magna)

•    Kanban experience and Lean Manufacturing exposure 

MAIN DUTIES AND ACTIVITES OF JOB:

•    Responsible for inventory management of part numbers assigned, including optimization of inventory levels on the floor for a JIT environment, & on an ongoing basis reviewing the parameters to ensure optimization that the inventory levels as well as the supply of the components are in a timely manner
•    Responsible for ensuring that cycle counts are done daily at Mytox and submitted for approval. Cycle counts at the suppliers are done on a regular basis (weekly / bi-weekly) and submitted for approval with adequate analysis with detail explanation to the variance.
•    Responsible for ensuring the integrity of inventory listed in CMI, including any follow-ups to resolve disagreements between physical inventory confirmations and CMI system
•    Responsible for resolving any reported “negative” inventory listings of purchased items and ensures that, in coordination with production that the finished good inventory is accurate. 
•    Issues Corrective Action requests and obtains CA’s as required when errors are encountered
•    For part numbers assigned, expedites released components, packaging items and subcontracted items to support production requirements (this includes both external and internal)
•    Reviews and audits supplier releases on a daily basis
•    Ensures that the releases are sent to all suppliers after MRP
•    Ensures that all materials are on time (none early, none late) with the correct quantities to support production and ensures timely delivery to our customer; follows up all “past due” conditions on a daily basis and escalates any potential risks due to the past dues.
•    Responsible for all required liaison (written, verbal or on-site) with suppliers regarding delivery problems
•    Coordinates freight to suppliers (inbound/outbound) for Mytox responsible runs
•    Reports problems which may affect production immediately to supervisor
•    Follows up with the supplier and receiving department ensuring that the supplier has enough packaging to support our deliveries without interruption within the supply chain
•    Evaluates/maintains supplier delivery performance
•    Initiates via Buyers, supplier debit/credit notes for shipment discrepancies, excess freight charges
•    Supports outside business hours as and when required which have a direct or immediate impact on production and/or customer
•    Maintains responsibility for departmental Continual Improvement at all times, both in general and specifically related to individual duties
•    Acts as backup within the Inventory Group whenever required

Additional Information

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

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