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Magna Materials Team Leader in Milton, Ontario

Materials Team Leader

Job Number: 67303

Group: Cosma International

Division: Modatek Systems

Job Type: Permanent/Regular


Milton, ONTARIO, CA, L9T 4Z7

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Job Number: 67303

Group: Cosma International

Division : Modatek Systems

Job Type: Permanent/Regular

Location: MILTON

Work Style:

About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

Forward. For all.

Group Summary

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

About the Role

The Team Leader is responsible to assist the Area Leader in coordination of day-to-day operations, ensuring the safe and timely completion of work conforms to safety, people, quality, productivity and all regulations outlined by Modatek Systems and/or the customer. Provides support to all Team Members

Your Responsibilities

• Understand, promote and live by Magna’s philosophies and the Employee’s Charter

• Demonstrates a sense of urgency in achieving results

• Takes the initiative to see that things get done

• Assist the Area Leader in all facets of the operation

• Maintains accurate documentation or production and personnel records

• Assists in troubleshooting of equipment to ensure quality and efficiency

• Ensures that all operator safety devises function properly on completion of repairs, modifications and installations

• Monitors and maintains good housekeeping in all designated work areas

• Maintains time and attendance systems

• Schedules all shift and work requirements

• Offers overtime on an equalization basis and supports Team Members in meeting all requirements

• Conducts Team and Safety Talks as required; communicates with Materials Team Members engineering changes and production/Quality issues

• Perform duties of Team Members for absences, relief, etc.

• Oversee rail dock activity, rail traffic, yard activities, truck traffic, shipping and receiving and material handling activities for the production environment

• Assist in the development of the layout for material storage, ensuring effective and efficient use of space, shop floor movement

• Provide feedback to the Area Leader in regards to job performance for completion of performance reviews of material handlers

• Monitor manpower utilization and provide input into adjusting according to needs

• Encourage professional development to enhance team performance. Cross –train Team Members to maximize flexibility and coverage to accommodate vacations and absences

• Work/Communicate with materials Program Planners to ensure correct part placement and movement (i.e. Engineering Change, Non-Conforming material)

• Practice and promote continuous improvement of materials process and take advantage of all cost reduction opportunities

• Follow and comply with all Operational Procedures and Policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environment programs (ie. IATF 16949, ISO14001)

• Understand, promote and live by Magna’s philosophies and Employee Charter

• Adhere to Modatek’s core values; integrity, respect, trust, honesty, fairness and loyalty

• Perform all other duties as required

Who we are looking for

• One (1) year experience in materials

• Experience in a manufacturing environment

• Must participate and pass a Forklift Operator Training Course (theory and practical)

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Demonstrated organizational and leadership abilities

• Developed interpersonal and problem solving skills

• Computer literate, preferable experience with an inventory scanning system (CMS Preferred)

• Required to work overtime to meet customer needs

• Maybe be required to work other shifts

• Ability to uphold confidentiality

• Demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment

• Ability to work overtime to meet customer needs

Your preferred qualifications

Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.

Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Modatek System is a division of Magna International; an automotive supplier with over 300 manufacturing facilities and over 80 product development, engineering, and sales centers in 29 countries. Magna is always growing in which, where we offer to all our employees work life balance, opportunities for growth with internal training, educational reimbursements, full Benefits as well profit gain sharing opportunities to all our full staff employees.

Modatek Systems specializes in manufacturing a range of body, Chassis and engineering solutions utilizing their robust product engineering, tooling capabilities and process expertise.

Benefits working with Modatek System is not only being apart of the Magna team, but it is the work life balance, able to work in a safe environment, RRSP Matching, Full Benefits, Weekly Pay, and much more!

• A great work experience with a diverse and dedicated workforce

• A strong focus on safety and health and wellness (fitness membership discounts, subsidized cafeteria, and year-round access to a private park)

• Five (5) paid personal days

• Seven (7) paid sick/emergency days

• Three (3) paid family emergency days

• Competitive extended health benefits

• Group RRSP matching program

• Profit Sharing Plan

• Team appreciation lunches and events

• Education Reimbursement Program

• Continuous Improvement and Development Culture

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.