Shipping Coordinator Job at Martinrea International Inc., Springfield, TN

  • Martinrea International Inc.
  • Springfield, TN

Job Description

Job Summary: Responsible for the purchase of MRO products and supervision of tool crib.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Post-secondary diploma preferred in the following, or equivalent work experience
    • Business Administration and/or
    • Materials Management
  • 2 years direct technical and commercial purchasing experience, specializing in automotive manufacturing.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office (excel, Word, Outlook, etc)
  • High level of time management and mathematical skills
  • Strong negotiation and organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills / Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001: 2015
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949
  • Knowledge of any applicable customer specific requirements

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the purchase of MRO materials and operating supplies;
  • Communicates with vendors and suppliers to obtain pricing, availability and delivery;
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users;
  • Enforces 100% on-time delivery requirements,
  • Maintain a positive contribution to quality, customer satisfaction and company profitability;
  • Obtain bid proposals and negotiates contracts and lease agreements within budget and within guidance of Buyer/ Material Manager and corporate standard.
  • Follows protocol within IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 requirements and Martinrea Purchasing Policies and Procedures;
  • Escalates issues from suppliers to Buyer and Materials Manager and corporate standard;
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with supplier for resolution;
  • Work with under-performing suppliers to improve, or locate alternate supplier with Buyer and/or Materials Manager;
  • Prepares purchase orders and quote requests and responsible to ensure the correct documentation is supplied to all vendors such as terms and conditions and other related documentation;
  • Presents cost savings to Materials Manager;
  • CRMS projects / reports that contribute to continuous improvement or profit opportunities;
  • Communicate with all areas of the plant to ensure the needs of the company are being fulfilled through purchasing;
  • Responsible to actively participate in any new programs or projects associated with the MRO plant products;
  • Supervise all tool crib personnel;
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems , Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook

Physical Demands/ Work Environment:

  • Constant communication with employees, peers, and management.
  • Frequent distractions and interruptions
  • Multiple demands in a challenging and fast paced- team orientated environment
  • Noisy environment
  • Overtime as required.
  • Office, Plant floor
  • Travel as required

Health and Safety:

  • Compliance with Occupational safety sections of Act.
  • Must report all accidents and near misses to your Supervisor
  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company Rules, Plant Rules, policies and procedures.
  • Must use or wear equipment, protective devices or certain clothing as required by the company.
  • Must wear all designated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice


This job description does not constitute a contract of employment. The Company may exercise its employment at will rights at any time

Martinrea International Inc. is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please notify us if you are contacted for a job interview

Job Tags

Full time, Contract work, Work experience placement,

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