Assistant Material Planner (4 Month Contract)

by Sodecia Automotive London Inc.

Position Type: Contract
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2024
Sodecia Automotive London Inc.

Job Description

Assistant Material Planner (4 Month Contract)

Job Summary: We are seeking an Assistant Material Planner for a summer contract position to support our material planning operations. The ideal candidate will possess strong computer science, mathematical, and data entry skills. You will play a crucial role in maintaining our spare parts inventory, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in our operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry tasks into Manager + system to update and maintain inventory records.
  • Implement bar codes for spare parts inventory to streamline tracking and management processes.
  • Assist in establishing an effective Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Program.
  • Collaborate with the Production department to develop PM schedules and coordinate downtime for repairs.
  • Provide support in optimizing production schedules to minimize downtime and maximize efficiency.
  • Assist in order necessary supplies, services, or replacement parts for PM repairs and monitor inventory levels.
  • Assist with analyzing downtime reports and identifying opportunities for process improvement.
  • Support plant layouts and cell moves to optimize workflow and productivity.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of work order and PM tracking systems linked to inventory control.
  • Assist with cost-saving and cost reduction initiatives, and support budget control efforts.
  • Maintain accurate computer records and hard copy documentation.
  • Provide support for monthly progress reports to management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your Manager/Supervisor.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology or equivalent.
  • Strong understanding of production machines and tooling is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Familiarity with Management Plus/Maintenance Plus, and AutoView are added assets.
  • Excellent planning, communication, and organizational skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Work within a manufacturing environment, both office and on the floor.
  • Ability to react appropriately in stressful situations within a "just-in-time" environment.
  • Collaboration with various trades on repairs and maintenance needs.

Safety and Housekeeping:

  • Adherence to all Health and Safety programs in accordance with the OHSA.
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures regarding safety rules and regulations.
  • Operate equipment according to safety standards and regulations.
  • Maintain a clean, tidy, organized, and safe workplace in accordance with Environmental Program ISO 14001 elements.

Join Sodecia Automotive London for a summer opportunity to gain hands-on experience in material planning within the automotive industry. Apply now to contribute your skills and expertise to our dynamic team

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 4 months

Pay: $23.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • On-site parking

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person