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Tool Crib Supervisor

Company: Magna International Inc.
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Number: 21574

Group: Cosma International

Division: Kamtek Inc. - Bld1

Job Type: Permanent/Regular

Location: Birmingham

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.

KAMTEK is a premier Tier 1, automotive manufacturing supplier that specializes in Class "A" Stamping, Assembly and High Pressure Die Casting that produces Body-side and Door Openings, Roofs, Floor Pans, Wheelhouses, Large Welded Assemblies, Doors, Fenders, Hoods, Lift-gates, Aluminum Shock Towers, and Aluminum Rear Rails. Our capabilities include the manufacturing of Class "A" Body Panels along with Medium/Large Stampings, Large Assemblies and Aluminum Stampings and Assemblies, and Aluminum High Pressure Vacuum Die Casting to our Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) such as Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Kia, Hyundai, Nissan, BMW and Freightliner. As a local distributor and supplier, Kamtek' s market segmentation to Cosma International, (a division of MAGNA INTERNATIONAL) provides a "state-of-the-art" product that utilizes the most technologically advanced Pressing processes in order to maintain a competitive advantage to other OEM's within the market. Our company's culture of team spirit & mutual respect with a focus on fair treatment helps us to embrace our multi-cultural affiliation with Magna International, and supports our mission through process efficiency and competitive product pricing. Furthermore, the culture at Kamtek focuses on Job Security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill/trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment. We offer Employee Equity and Profit Participation programs which increase our employees' ownership within the company. Kamtek, part of Cosma International and a division of Magna International, represents the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in our three geographic segments - North America, Europe, and the Rest of the World (primarily Asia, South America and Africa). Our capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems; seating systems; closure systems; metal body & chassis systems; mirror systems; exterior systems; roof systems; electronic systems; powertrain systems as well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly. We are a leading global automotive supplier with 347 manufacturing operations and 92 product development, engineering and sales centres in 28 countries. We have over 168,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative processes and World Class Manufacturing.

Role Summary

To provide assistance to the Purchasing Department Manager in a way that supports the Magna Charter, Corporate Constitution, customers, investors, and employees. He/she will support the Team Leaders and Tool Crib Employees by providing guidance and tools they need in order to be safe and productive. Tool Crib Supervisor will also be responsible for forecasting, receiving and releasing of production items such as sealers, lubes, media etc. The list of items to be supplied by purchasing.

Key Responsibilities

The Tool Crib Supervisor is responsible for all employee's safety and well-being overall development and supervision of Team Leaders and Team Members, health and safety, quality, customer cost, productivity, and ergonomic issues through using the company policies and procedures and the Magna Employee's Charter as a guideline.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Ensure accurate inventory levels are maintained in the tool crib
  • Supervise employees in accordance with the principles of the Employee Charter and the policies and procedures set out in the Kamtek Employee Handbook
  • Promote continuous improvement and capitalize on cost reduction opportunities
  • Act on behalf of the Department Manager in their absence and assume the responsibilities of Team Leader in their absence.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely monitoring and approval of employees' schedules through E-time.
  • Immediately attend to all accidents and injuries and initiate the accident and injury investigation program, while following up to ensure procedure implementation and completion.
  • Audits team member adherence to Kamtek processes and procedures and provides feedback and coaching where needed to ensure adherence.
  • Utilize interactive management principles when implementing corrective discipline procedures in dealing with employees, encourage professional development to enhance team performance, and cross train to maximize flexibility and coverage to accommodate vacations and absences.
  • Provide timely coaching, counseling, and feedback to employees through one-on-one sessions, performance evaluations, and regular team meetings.
  • Ensure department KPI's-key performance indicators are current and posted.
  • LPA and other required audits are completed on-time for all responsible areas

Additional Information

SKILL (Ability to do the job)

  • Lead by example
  • Must be a "Self-Starter" with the ability to formulate a project and see it through to its conclusion.
  • Must have strong team-focused and leadership abilities
  • Utilize interactive management principles when implementing corrective discipline procedures in dealing with employees, encourage professional development to enhance team performance, and cross train to maximize flexibility and coverage to accommodate vacations and absences.
  • Experience in purchasing or related field or equivalent training in relevant fields.
  • Ability to network and negotiate with suppliers
  • Must possess working knowledge and understanding of the tool crib process and procedures
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must possess working knowledge and understanding of quality systems, standards, and procedures
  • Must have strong team-focused, interpersonal and leadership abilities
  • Must have excellent communication skills

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular

Keywords: Magna International Inc., Birmingham , Tool Crib Supervisor, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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