Vuteq Canada is a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing organization, located in Woodstock, Ontario.
By continually improving our systems and processes through ongoing evaluation of company objectives, we are able to maintain our commitment in ensuring that requirements and expectations for quality and safety are realized.
We strive to be an indispensable partner to our customers, driven by our team members and their engagement, and commit to developing the future with passion and sincerity.
The Materials Planner is responsible for reviewing materials and supplies daily, ensuring that all necessary raw materials are available to meet production requirements.
Duties & Responsibilities
Physical count; daily and monthly monitoring, ensure physical count matches electronic count (Ultriva/AS400)
Determine what action needs to be taken based on supply levels
If supply levels are low – go to the production line to do a physical count and determine next steps
Correct any errors regarding supply stock as needed, data entry into spreadsheets for tracking purposes
Card restocking; communicate with warehouse team, make judgment calls when stock cannot last another day, communicate with supplier
Forecasting; required to communicate the EDI information from customers by transferring that information into a spreadsheet to plan the following weeks’ production needs
Plan and participate in build-outs, new product launches
Accountable for inventory quantity and cost, as well as expediting material
Must make contingency plans in the event of a crisis – material is needed, contact supplier, and communicate what is needed (persistence is key)
Loop resizing; make sure daily usage is correct in Ultriva, to keep a continual flow of product, update information for supplier to know the future need, communicate with production departments as well as the supplier for full knowledge
On-call Planner; as required, must be available to be on call for support with suppliers, or other planners
Meetings; report out in the manager meetings, daily meetings with warehouse team, weekly meetings with materials team, quarterly suppliers meetings, investigation – ensuring that the product is in the plant, logistics – daily meetings with Logistics Coordinator for urgent matters
Successful completion of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Diploma in Supply Chain Management would be considered an asset
5 Years of production and warehousing experience
5 years of experience dealing with products from raw materials through to finished goods
Automotive manufacturing experience
Skills and Abilities
Maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail when doing physical and electronic inventory counts
Ability to adapt to changing demands of production from customers and team member issues
Actively listen to fellow team members about concerns or issues that arise
Ability to effectively manage a small group of professionals to achieve shared and personal goals
Strong interpersonal skills; able to speak in front of groups of people, and ability to effectively communicate information with varying levels of individuals (both team members and management groups)
Ability to show versatility and resourcefulness when problem solving
Ability to organize priorities based on deadlines and importance of tasks
Manage time efficiently while working on several different tasks at once
Must have a valid driver’s license
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise in the work environment is usually moderate.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Vuteq Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.