Cycle Counter

November 6 2020
Industries Vehicles (parts, sales, maintenance)
Categories Inventory, Supply Chain, Distribution, Logistics, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Milton, ON

Group Description

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.

Division Description

Located in Milton, Ontario, Modatek Systems is a divsion of Magna International. At Modatek, our dedicated team produce chassis systems utilizing innovative hydroforming, automated welding, and electrostatic coating processes within a large, safety-focused facility.

Role Summary

The Cycle Counter conducts scheduled and unscheduled cycle counts and works closely with the Material Department Team Members to analyze inventory discrepancies.

Key Responsibilities

• Assist with developing cycle count plans.
• Participate in the plant wide year end physical inventory.
• Perform cycle counts accurately and efficiently.
• Execute cycle count of materials as directed or as scheduled.
• Perform recounts in adherance to the Cycle Counting Guidelines.
• Participate in crossfunctional investigations and meetings to identify root causes and corrective actions.
• Investigate and analyze “below min/above max” inventories.
• Audit signage/labeling accuracy to PFEP and report discrepancies.
• Audit stock locations for FIFO adherance in accordance with Mafact requirements.
• Supports the modifications to plant floor and marketplace footprints/master layout (integration with Materials Team).
• Min/Max analysis and right sizing to operational min quantities on hand and CMS levels and PFEP.
• Ensure inventory accuracy on all required locations in the ERP system.
• Perform a thourough investigation in the event there are any inventory discrepancies.
• Investigate material line shortage (“Red or Yellow Trucks”).
• Assist with cycle count adjustments in the CMS system as directed.
• Assist in completing necessary paperwork as directed.
• Communicate inventory errors to the Materials Team.
• Audit production and scrap reports for accuracy and validating the entries into the ERP system.
• Operate forklift and reachtruck equipment as needed to validate inventory.
• Conduct all activities in a safe manner.
• Provide data to Materials team to promote lean inventory levels and identify continuous improvement opportunities.
• Attends departmental and plant-wide communication meetings and training as scheduled
• Maintain a consistent work pace and work overtime as required.
• Conducts themselves in a professional manner and keeps work area clean and organized.
• Establishes and maintains effective communications with all departments.
• Follow and comply with all Operational Procedures / Policies as stated in the Team Member Handbook, Quality and Environmental programs (i.e. TS16949, 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 other duties as required

Key Qualifications/Requirements

• Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated experience in a similar role (inventory control, cycle counting)
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• 3 plus years’ experience in automotive and/or manufacturing environment.
• General knowledge in inventory control, material planning and ERP system.
• Computer literate with Intermediate skill level in Excel and Microsoft office.
• Ability to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
• Working knowledge of Engineering Change processes.
• Strong analytical skills, excellent at managing data at a detail level.
• Strong ability to multi-task and work independently.
• Ability to work well in a fast paced environment and with a variable workload.
• Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements.
• Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Must be able to interact effectively with other team members.

Additional Information

• Our people are our greatest asset. As a valued Modatek team member, we offer you:
• A great work experience with a dedicated and diverse workforce
• A focus on safety, health and wellness, including a corporate wellness program, fitness membership discounts, and a subsidized cafeteria with health concious options
• Competitive extended health benefits
• A group RRSP with employer matching
• Participation int he Employee Equity and Profit Sharing Plan
• Company paid uniforms, allowances for prescription safety glasses, earplugs and safety shoes
• Staff appreciation events
• Continuous training and development, including an educational reimbursement program


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

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular

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