Mississauga Seating Systems (MSS) is a seating supplier to the Ford Oakville Assembly plant. MSS produces the Ford Edge and Ford Flex programs. We are a Just In Time Manufacturing Plant that is sequenced with our Customer.
Responsibilities would include working with production schedules, monitoring supplier schedules utilizing the MRP system ensuring sufficient material is present, while maximizing inventory level metrics.
*Run MRP in the Trans4M system and prepare and send material releases to vendors *Address any supplier issues pertaining to the release/delivery process through verbal and written communication, including delivery disputes, late shipments, and cumulative quantity reconciliations *Maintain the integrity of the planning cycle through ongoing maintenance of the planning data with respect to all RPS functionality.(Lead times, safety stock) *Develop strong relationships with supplier contacts with emphasis on developing and maintaining supplier performance *Track supplier shipments and follow-up with vendors and freight carriers to ensure on-time delivery including expedited freight. *Perform accurate receiving of all shipments in the MRP system and communicate *with suppliers to resolve discrepancies / issues as required *Process vendor returns in the Trans4M, communicate with finance for supplier chargebacks *Track supplier performance through DNCR process, calculate appropriate chargebacks when necessary. *Coordinate and monitor logistics with suppliers and freight companies *Ensure system inventory accuracy through cycle counts and inventory adjustments *Meet inventory objectives and ensure zero stock outs. *Prepare outbound shipment paperwork as required (including international shipment documentation preparation such as customs, NAFTA) *Meet freight budget and minimize premium freight *Ensure compliance with company's policies, complete daily required reports and file all paperwork *Maintain and adhere to all TS16949 and ISO 14001 Process maps and work instructions *Adhere to and follow all company and supplier health & safety policies, practices and rules for the workplace; *Comply with legislative requirements of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, including the Duties of a worker, Supervisor and Duties of the Employer as outlined in the Occupational Health & Safety Act, s. 27 and 28 and all other applicable legal requirements *Other Duties as assigned
Knowledge and Education
-BS degree in Business or Inventory Management (APICS certification desirable). -Three to five years in production planning inventory management or MRP operation. -Good working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.
Unionized Environment, fast paced, assembly facility.