Material Analyst

| Detroit, MI, USA | Hybrid
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Job Number: 55417
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division: Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting Group Office
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
Location: PLYMOUTH
Group Description
The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.

  • Review daily reports in TRANS4M, E139, etc. to manage inventory
  • Control, coordinate and develop the internal/external supply chain
  • Co-ordinate production instruction Kanban
  • Co-ordinate finished locations
  • Provide continuous improvement actions related to supply chain processes
  • Control and coordinate all internal transfer and receiving data entry
  • Operation of daily, weekly and monthly MRPII/ERP processes
  • Inventory control analysis for all finished goods, cycle counts, variance analysis and problem resolution; preparation and keying of related inventory transactions
  • Physical Inventory - preparation, counting/auditing counts, variance analysis
  • Actively participate in procedure development and in implementing new processes, methods and software programs; perform system test work as needed to accomplish this
  • Back up for other Material Analyst as required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Materials Manager
  • Provide back-up support to the Dock Supervisor

Qualification Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of materials management fundamentals required
  • Ability to deliver accurate, quick and concise communications through written and verbal interactions, both internally and externally
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft based computer programs (Excel) is required
  • Proficient in the use of Core MRP and inventory control functions within TRANS4M an asset
  • 1 year experience in inventory/production control, purchasing or scheduling, preferably in the automotive sector an asset
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and be willing to work overtime, as required
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion

Health & Safety Environmental Responsibilities:

  • Work in compliance with and support company policies, procedures, work instructions and programs relating to health/safety and environment
  • Provide support and resources in a timely manner to address health and safety or environmental concerns or hazards that require corrective action
  • Clearly communicate goals to direct reports for health/safety and environmental protection
  • Ensure adherence to facility's 5S program.
  • Review accident/incident investigation reports to ensure that corrective actions have been completed
  • Conduct regular audits of work area(s) to ensure no safety hazards or environmental issues exist
  • Administer appropriate corrective action for substandard health and safety or environmental performance

Physical Demands: Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically.
Accountability/ Performance Measurables:

  • KPI's will be developed and approved to achieve Business Plan objectives;
  • Sub KPI's will be created as required in order to meet or exceed Business Plan objectives;
  • KPI results will be tracked and tied to overall job performance and annual merit increase or bonus.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Completion of Secondary School required
  • Completion of Post-Secondary School focusing on Materials Management would be an asset
  • APICS Certificate or CPIM designation would be an asset
  • Experience in project management an asset

Language Skills: English
Mathematical Skills:

  • Aptitude for working with numbers with a high degree of accuracy. (establishing MRP, product times, run outs etc.)

Reasoning Ability: Able to problem solve effectively.
Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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