Materials Coordinator

Phil Mauer & Associates - Eden, ON (30+ days ago)

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A Canadian leader in the automotive material handling industry has a permanent full-time opportunity for a Materials Co-ordinator. We deliver world class material handling solutions in a busy steel fabrication environment and are growing our team. Check us out at

Position Summary

Co-ordinate movement of WIP and finished goods to and from suppliers and customers. Purchase hardware and dunnage. Maintain schedules and daily production counts.

Duties & Responsibilities

·Arrange shipments of finished goods to customers and WIP either inbound from suppliers or outbound to suppliers of secondary operations via common carrier; including negotiating pricing and timing of pick up.

·Generate all required paperwork for shipments, i.e. packing slips, customs documentation, NAFTA certificates.

·Receive calls from customers inquiring about deliveries; generate purchase orders to carriers; allocate costs to the appropriate job.

·Purchase components for production. Negotiating pricing and timing of components; generate and issue purchase orders; allocate cost to the appropriate job. Follow up on deliveries and expedite materials.

·Enter and maintain daily production counts into customer specific web-based applications

·Other administrative duties related to the movement of products and procurement of materials and supplies

Education, Qualifications & Skills

·Expediting/purchasing experience in a manufacturing or metal fabricating environment

· Post-secondary education in a technical field

· Strong organizational, computer, written & verbal communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills

· Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and colleagues in a positive manner


  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Life insurance
  • Dental care

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: $40,000.00 /year


  • Expediting/purchasing : 1 year (Preferred)