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Materials Supervisor

Job Number:  47485
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Mytox Mfg.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Woodbridge, ONTARIO, CA

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Job Number: 47485 
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.



•    Post-secondary education or equivalent related to Materials Management & Supply Chain
•    Excellent planning, interpersonal/leadership, team building, and organizational skills
•    Highly adaptable, motivated, analytical/data driven, detail-oriented, and able to work autonomously
•    Open-minded and decisive problem solving skills
•    Excellent communication skills (English both written and verbal)
•    Ability and desire to problem solve, multi task with cross functional team, & prioritize
•    Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively and independently
•    Ability to work professionally under pressure
•    5 years inventory management experience in a multi-site manufacturing environment with successful inventory reduction & cycle count program
•    3 years Warehouse Management System experience (preferably Solidat)
•    Fully understands the working relationship between Inventory Control and MRP
•    Extensive Supply Chain Experience (raw material, purchase component, outside processor suppliers)
•    Strong Lean Manufacturing and process improvement experience
•    Experience with ERP systems preferably Trans4M/CMI
•    Committed to continuous improvement and learning
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
•    Capable of working with minimal supervision
•    Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization 
•    Ability to respond to dynamic and changing environment
•    Support business requirements evenings and weekends, when required
•    Understanding of basic accounting principles



  • APICS CSCP –Certified Supply Chain Professional or equivalent
  • Automotive background (preferably Magna)
  • Value stream mapping experience
  • 6 Sigma Black/Green belt
  • Experience maintaining ERP bill of materials (BOMs) and product routings
  • Canada & USA Customs experience
  • Knowledge of ISO-14001 and TS/IATF-16949 quality systems
  • Forklift/reach truck certification
  • AZ driver’s license


•    Work collaboratively with entire Mytox team to ensure we meet company goals
•    Developing, implementing, and managing proper procedures and processes to ensure high inventory accuracy (at part number/location detail and financial basis) for raw material, purchased components, WIP, and finished goods inventory in multi-site facilities
•    Implementing necessary strategies to meet and maintain department goals
•    Implement and refine effective Solidat Warehouse Management System 
•    Ensure effective JIT inventory mix sustained at each appropriate location
•    Responsible for Material Analyst hiring, training, and overall performance
•    Committing to the leadership and development of team members while fostering a positive, collaborative work culture
•    Promoting and communicating lean management techniques
•    Attend Mytox APQP meeting, and provide timely information for program success 
•    Monitoring daily department outcomes (achieve inventory turns, 100% customer delivery performance, prevent material related downtime and expedited freight)
•    Reporting on Key Performance Indicators in relation to department goals
•    Ensuring overall safety, quality, and effective performance of Inventory Control and Planning
•    Communicating effectively with suppliers (written and verbal) and purchasing team on a daily basis to achieve organizational objectives
•    Take leading role in implementing flawless customer product launch and effective engineering changes
•    Experience reconciling company inventory at outside processor facilities (remotely and on-site)
•    Conduct inventory cycle counts/physical inventory and/or BOM audits on site and at suppliers
•    Ensure inventory corrective actions are effective to ensure no repeat issues and read-across method is utilized
•    Ensure supplier release issues are resolved effectively
•    Maintain action plan to reduce slow moving inventory
•    Ensure proper FIFO rotation of inventory
•    Provide ongoing timely supplier performance feedback
•    Adheres to all Mytox policies and procedures including safety and environmental
•    Utilizes effective Housekeeping practices and 5S principles
•    Any other reasonable request by management

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Additional Information

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