Material Coordinator (Guelph Plants)


Job title: Material Coordinator (Guelph Plants)

Company: Linamar

Job description: Materials Coordinator

The Materials Coordinator position, under general supervision, responsible for establishing the quantity and order date for materials needed to meet the master production schedule. In addition, initiate purchase or production requisitions as appropriate.

Powering Vehicles, Motion, Work, and Lives since 1966.

Performance Expectations

· Coordination and release of vendor materials to meet daily production schedules.

· Directly influence weekly and long term production requirements for all lines, through the daily analysis of customer releases.

· Manage inventory stock levels by applying advanced inventory control techniques; monitoring and update minimum and maximum stock levels.

· Inventory management; maintain target inventory level for raw and finished good products, cycle counting and physical inventory.

· Develop and maintain weekly and daily shipping schedules for all customers and vendors.

· Utilize customer software systems to communicate their daily standards.

· Dispute any infractions to our Customer rating when applicable.

· Maintain close support with all Subcontracting suppliers to ensure all schedules are being met.

· Expediting of all customer and vendor requirements when necessary.

· Coordination of transportation and vendor releases to assure the timely delivery of materials and to minimize freight costs.

· Generation of Customer and Vendor Delivery performance metrics.

· Perform monthly Physical inventory, when necessary by Materials Manager.

· Maintaining computerized inventory control system in conjunction with manual systems.

· Provide information to customs department for clearing incoming/outbound shipments, i.e. purchased items, raw material, machines, etc.

· Receive assignments from supervisors at beginning of each shift and plan how best to sequence tasks to meet deadlines.

· Complete forms, such as weekly inventory sheets.

· Communicate with suppliers to confirm details, such as purchase order numbers.

· Calculate invoices and accept cash, cheque or credit card payments from customers.


· Post-Secondary education in Materials Management or related experience.

· Minimum two years production planning experience in a manufacturing environment.

· MRP and Web-based Customer System (Ford DDL, GM SupplyPower, DCX S.M.A.R.T.) considered an asset.

· Knowledge of QS9000, TS16949 and ISO14001.

· Ability to read forms, such as invoices, parts order forms, packing slips and bills of lading.

· Use computer-operated machinery such as print delivery slips using computerized printers.

Desired Characteristics

· Ability to work with a partner and independently as needed.

What Linamar Has To Offer

· Opportunities for career advancement.

· Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities.

· Social committees and sports teams.

· Discounts for local vendors and events, including auto supplier discounts.

About Us

Linamar Corporation is a Canadian diversified global manufacturing company of highly engineered products across global industries & markets. From the entrepreneurial seeds planted by our dynamic founder, to the support provided along the way, all Linamar employees are poised for success in this fast-paced and rapidly growing environment. With access to the tools you need to succeed, you will make an impact along with other motivated and engaged people.

Linamar is committed to promoting accessible recruitment as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Linamar will attempt to accommodate persons with a disability in an appropriate and effective manner throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Accommodations will be provided upon request.

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Location: Guelph, ON

Job date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 23:35:34 GMT

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