Martinrea International Inc.
  • 26-Aug-2020 to 25-Oct-2020 (EST)
  • Shelbyville
  • Shelbyville, KY, USA
  • Open
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products.  We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China.  Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.

Our Mission is to make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people
  • Being positive contributors to our communities and
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders.

Our strength is our people

We invite you to follow your dreams and explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.


Job Summary:  Responsible for plant Procurement and Supply Chain Operations including Production Scheduling, Material Planning, Procurement, Inventory Management, Capacity Management, Shipping & Receiving, Tool Crib (MRO + Spares), Delivery Performance and Customer Service, and overall Material Flow. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Post-Secondary Diploma preferred in the following:
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Business Administration
  • 5+ Years Experience in a related manufacturing or logistics management role
  • Experience with ERP/MRP Systems (Epicor CMS an asset)
  • Experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience negotiating complex contracts with suppliers
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.)

Essential Functions:

  • Follow all work and safety instructions for all assigned operations
  • Develop and Execute Strategies for meeting Supply Chain Operations KPIs including but not limited to; Cost Reductions, On Time Delivery, Inventory Reduction & Freight in accordance with Business Unit Targets
  • Meet Corporate Targets and Initiatives related to Inventory Optimization (both Production and MRO)
  • Ensure Compliance with Customer Systems and Portals
  • Support and Lead MMOG/IATF Requirements
  • Develop and Execute Strategies for Purchasing KPIs including but not limited to Cost Savings, Payment Terms, and Supplier Inventory on Consignment Programs in accordance with Business Unit Targets
  • Implement and Lead Corporate Purchasing Initiatives (Xeeva, KSA Adoption, OPEX, CRMS, Roadmaps, etc.)
  • Negotiate favorable supply contracts with key suppliers
  • Responsible for sourcing & resourcing activity within the plant and presenting to Division level for approval
  • Lead Materials/Purchasing Related Launch Activities to support new business awards as required
  • Ability to Provide Input to and Execute Commodity and Supplier Strategies
  • Maintain supplier rating system continuously evaluating supplier's delivery and quality performance
  • Work with under-performing suppliers to improve, or locate alternate supplier
  • Develop Actions to Achieve & Maintain Absolute Accuracy targets and achieve Net Accuracy on Inventory Cycle Counts and Physical Inventory Activities
  • Mentor other personnel in the department and assist in their development
  • Communicate with all areas of the plant to ensure the needs of the company are being fulfilled through purchasing
  • Ensure New Business Supplier Product Launches on time, on cost, on specification
  • Ability to Manage a Team of People and Delegate Tasks based on roles, responsibilities and workload
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook

Work Environment:

  • Office Environment and Plant Floor (PPE required)

Physical Demands:

  • Effectively communicate with direct reports, associates, peers, and management
  • Travel Required 10%

Health and Safety:

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company

Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice



This job description does not constitute a contract of employment. The Company may exercise its employment at will right at any time

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