Location: MULTIMATIC MECHANISMS GROUP OFFICE, Concord, Ontario, Canada
Posted: January 10th, 2022
Scope of Position:
Administer all MRO, Packaging, Logistics, Maintenance, Plant production and Office business demands. Creating standards across all global divisions driving synergy and teamwork resulting in a leveraged value add supply base. Develop and secure commercial contracts with suppliers ensuring the supply of cost effective quality product in a timely manner with no disruption to the day to day operations of the business.
Determine business requirements related to production, maintenance, tooling spares, assembly spares, facilities maintenance and office supplies
Develop a preferred supply base (reviewed annually) for common components that are consumed on a regular ongoing basis that are required to manage the business. Obtain prices via RFQ templates (E-mail) as requested.
Establish, negotiate and document annual service supply contracts in accordance with the 3 quote business practices for all categories
Recommend sources for blanket order issuance in accordance with the approved source council business protocols
Support Inventory control of central stores items securing contracts that ensure limited inventory carrying costs that safeguards against the loss of production
Provide accurate documentation to the divisions for the purposes of issuing spot buy PO’s, annual contract blanket PO’s
Deliver cost reductions on an ongoing basis in accordance with the annual budget targets
Document in centrally accessible e-files all supplier contracts, pricing and service agreements
Support entry of orders and new parts in (SAP) and categorize by location number and sites
Benchmark on a regular basis key, high use large dollar items
Verify MRO inventory levels in coordination with the divisions for all spare components including oils and greases in warehouse
Ensure suppliers provide as part of the contractual obligations items such as: MSDS sheets for any products ordered, work permits, insurances, waste disposal documentation etc.
Handling inbound and outbound freight quotes for Air/Ocean/Ground shipments, coordinate with customs, freight forwarder for all sites
Manage warehousing service, supplier selection and set up process on new projects for global sites.
Able to handle and coordinate Air/Ocean/Ground shipments globally including North America ,UK, Asia and Europe regions
Benchmark logistics and warehouse pricing on new programs and engage with supplier on best solutions for internal freight request
Knowledge of Commercial documents and customs process as per USMCA, BREXIT guidelines.
Work in a safe manner at all times
Adopt and practice Kaizen Lean Manufacturing Principles and Concepts. Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities
Follow all general and departmental procedures as indicated in the GENERAL PROCEDURES and position process maps
Perform other duties as assigned
Work in compliance and conform to IATF16949 and ISO14001 standards
College Diploma, or in the process of attaining a recognized purchasing designation (PMAC, APICS CPIM) preferred
3 years’ experience in strategic supply chain management, purchasing/procurement preferably in an automotive manufacturing environment
Coordinate various supply chain/procurement projects amongst various stakeholders that include corporate teams, plant teams, suppliers and customers
Ability to extract, understand and analyze financial data
The ability to read and understand engineering drawings
A good understanding of manufacturing process, such as stamping, forging, molding, machining, electronics, etc.
Good understanding of Logistics category and Incoterms
Ability to develop positive relationships with internal functional groups & suppliers
Ability to negotiate contracts and agreements
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Suite, SAP, MRP systems) and willing to learn new tools and systems to improve performance
Closing date for applications is November 20th 2022
If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume. We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.