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Materials Manager

Location: Multimatic Anton Manufacturing, Concord, Ontario, Canada

Posted: May 10th, 2022


Our Company

Multimatic Anton is a division of Multimatic Inc. and a leader in the production of engineered mechanisms for the global automotive industry.  We are a full-service supplier, optimized for high-volume production, and focused on continuous improvement in all systems and processes to drive manufacturing efficiency.


The Position

We are looking for a Materials Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating all materials functions to ensure production needs are met. This role is a key member of the site's management team and plays an important role in supplying superior, quality parts, on time, to our customers. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and monitor overall procedures, methods, projects, policies, and programs designed to improve MRP control efficiency and company profitability
  • Utilize MRP software system to aid in the scheduling of manufactured parts and outside processing vendors
  • Advise other department managers of any potential problems, concerns and opportunities for improvement
  • Meet or exceed all business plan objectives
  • Ensure active communication flow with customers and suppliers
  • Forecast and schedule deliveries based on evolving business inputs
  • Understand freight processes, monitor vendor delivery methods, and anticipate and resolve issues 
  • Maintain sound relationships with vendors and suppliers to maximize goodwill and ensure smooth inter-company transactions
  • Direct efforts to source materials, components, outside processes, and contracts
  • Oversee inventory efforts and enforce controls
  • Constantly monitor industry pricing and product cost in order to maintain the best possible overall profitability for the company
  • Keep abreast of changes to customs procedures and international trade agreements and actively communicate with other stakeholders 
  • Issue customer concerns reports to management
  • Promote health and safety and ensure good housekeeping at all times
  • Adopt and support KAIZEN activities including soliciting continuous improvement activities as part of the company's GEAR activities
  • Ensure all work is in compliance with certifications and standards
  • Conduct regular employee performance reviews
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Completion of a college diploma or a university degree in business, supply chain or related discipline
  • Professional designation in materials or purchasing (CPIM or APIC) is an asset
  • 10 + years of experience working in materials acquisition or purchasing for a manufacturing facility  (automotive industry is preferred)
  • 5 - 7 years in a similar role
  • Must have experience with SAP and good working knowledge of purchasing and MRP systems
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements
  • Ability to interact with all stakeholder levels (employees, customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, etc.)
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills
  • Strong computer skills (manufacturing control systems, MS Office, etc.)
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with MRP systems in an automotive manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a multicultural organization

We offer

  • A competitive compensation package for this role that includes annual salary and performance bonus
  • Comprehensive health benefits including options for extended health care, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, and health spending accounts
  • Retirement savings package with Company matching
  • A healthy and safe work environment
  • A performance-driven and collaborative environment
  • Room for advancement, training, and development


To apply for this career opportunity, click below on "APPLY NOW" and send us your resume and cover letter outlining your professional experience. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date for applications is June 10th 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.
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