Martinrea International Inc.
  • 21-Sep-2021 to 20-Nov-2021 (EST)
  • Martinrea Canada - Martinrea Industrial Canada
  • Vaughan, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of highly engineered, value-added Lightweight Structure and Propulsion Systems. 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: This role's primary responsibilities are supporting manufacturing IT systems, creating and maintain the MRP knowledge base, and helping plant staff (IT, Accounting, and Production) in the effective and efficient use of MRP/ERP systems by providing direct systems support and project management for system change requests and new technology implementations (inclusive of conversions and configuration).

Required Qualifications:

  • University education (undergraduate degree at minimum, graduate degree preferred) in computer science and/or business administration.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of OEM (manufacturing) MRP/ERP system build, implementation, and support experience
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of OEM experience with manufacturing accounting and transaction processing systems inclusive of MRP integration with supply chain (EDI) and financial transaction processing technology (Hyperion, SAP).
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of business process analysis, design, and redesign implementation experience using MRP/ERP systems using industry defined best practices.
  • Highly proficient with the full Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Access PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio).
  • Excellent communication skills (English - written and oral).
  • Excellent time management and work organizational (prioritization) skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills to resolve new and unique problems.

Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent attendance
  • Ability to interact with the Management Team in a professional manner to continually enhance the Company's performance
  • Desire to learn the business, understand the production process by walking the floor and participating in production meetings
  • A complete hands-on approach is required to assist the plant in developing into a successful and profitable division of Martinrea, a multi-billion dollar company
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimum direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader
  • Respect and understanding of the Customer/Supplier relationship
  • Adopt a common sense approach to identifying and addressing problems and control weaknesses
  • Ensure that all duties and tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner and at no time is the employee or their co-workers placed in an unsafe condition


  • Must work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations, Martinrea Industrial Canada rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or clothing as required by Martinrea Industrial Canada
  • IT project management for manufacturing plant MRP/ERP systems and modules, Active Directory and Networks.
  • IT systems support for manufacturing plant systems and integrated systems (e.g.: web services for supply chain, integration with financial systems).
  • System documentation for users, IT management and configuration.
  • User (technical) support for effective and efficient use of MRP/ERP systems.
  • Process design/redesign for manufacturing processes to ensure consistency with corporate directed system and business processes.
  • Obtain software licensing agreements and monitor software usage for adequate number of users
  • Define, implement, maintain and enforce prescribed security. Establish and administer user log-on and password standards
  • Conduct daily audits of all production related equipment (printers, labellers, connections, etc.) and ensure feedback to and from employees
  • Monitor network performance; identify problems and take corrective actions. Resolves complex problem and malfunctions of all system applications, hardware, and software and provide guidance, assistance, coordination and follow-up on user questions
  • Maintain proficiency with hardware technology & new software releases for feature/function and networking alternatives
  • Maintain databases, backup/security features. Analyzes/change performance of database as necessary. Disaster recovery
  • Create custom reports as per user request.
  • Phone Systems (wiring and/or VoIP)
  • Security system installation and maintenance
  • Installation and Maintenance of Attendance Systems; employee swipe clocks, reception sign-in.
  • Maintain file transfer between computers and machines
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process and quality system
  • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels. Control further processing, delivery or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected
  • 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
  • Must understand the six elements of the Quality System, Record Retention, Document Control, Non-conforming Material, Corrective Action, Preventative Action and internal audits as well as department procedures.
  • Demonstrate 5S Methodology in your work area

Working Conditions

  • Both office setting and production environment
  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management

Effort/Physical Demands

  • Ability to work on computer for long periods of time
  • Ability to be present on the production floor on a daily basis

Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear personal protective equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company

Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required
  • 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

Martinrea International Inc. is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please notify us if you are contacted for a job interview.

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