Martinrea International Inc.
  • 04-Jul-2017 to 02-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • MJ
  • GTA, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Job Summary:
This role provides leadership and direction to the Materials department in regards to Purchasing and Inventory control of material

Required Qualifications:
• Post Secondary Diploma preferred in the following:
o Business Administration
o Materials Management
• Professional Purchaser certification or 7 years direct technical and commercial purchasing experience;
o 2 – 3 years experience at Management level
o Specializing in automotive manufacturing
• Strong communicator in the English language, both written and oral
• High level of time management and ability to lead a team
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook etc.); knowledge of CMS an asset
• Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

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
• Ability to manage and direct subordinates on the day-to-day tasks in a fast paced environment
• Ability to mentor and guide subordinates to achieve overall departmental goals and objectives
• Support and contribute to the Quality Systems and Environmental Systems Requirements
• Respecting 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

• Responsible for managing Materials roles to ensure the appropriate training, coaching and discipline is given to ensure high performance of tasks to meet scheduled requirements
• Oversee Materials/ Purchasing related functions:
o Oversee scheduling department to ensure on time delivery to internal and external customers
o Oversee and maintain inventory levels of materials to meet targets as set by management
o Coordinate with other departments to ensure physical inventory counts are effective and accurate
• Ensure proper planning and control for all areas of responsibility in Materials department (e.g. labour, overtime, equipment, travel, etc).
• Champion of Continuous Improvement program; provide input and ensure completion of CI project
• Achieve goals and objectives that are set out each year by the General Manager
• Contribute to ongoing improvements to throughput, inventory and operational expense
• Ensure updated assessments are conducted on equipment capacity and plant storage
• Analyzes departmental clerical and office procedures and practices, and studies work flow, sequence of operations, and office arrangement to maximize efficiency of department.
• Oversees and ensures proper planning and scheduling programs are implemented and monitored to meet sales forecasts through the balance of manpower and machine requirements.
• Monitors current status of customer releases and shipments and communicates potential shortages to Operations Department.
• Prepares Management reports on the status of customer deliveries, inventory turns, inventory levels and other reports as assigned.
• Liaison with customers to manage communications on delivery issues
• Abide by all company polices including, but not limited to the following; Health and safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human resources policies, and Martinrea Employee Handbook

Working Conditions
• Office Environment and Plant Floor (PPE required)
Effort/Physical Demands
• Constant communication with employees, peers, and management
• Overtime as required

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

Back-up Duties:
• Perform other duties as required

Company Description:

A Global leader in the production of quality metal parts, assemblies and modules, and of fluid management systems.  Martinrea International Inc. is a Tier 1 automotive supplier and supplier to other industrial sectors.  As of August 2011, the company employed approximately 10,000 people at 37 divisions in Canada, United States, Mexico and Europe.  Innovation recognized for innovation in engineering solutions and thought-leadership in technologically-advanced product development and manufacturing.  Martinrea's expertise includes fluid handling systems and a broad range of metal forming, including hydroforming, stampings, welded assemblies, class A and body and chassis systems.  Public Company Martinrea International Inc is a public company with its common shares trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol "MRE".


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


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