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Why Work at Kumi Canada?


Kumi Canada is a Tier-1 supplier to the automotive industry, with locations worldwide and class-leading design, product development, manufacturing, and automation capabilities. Located in Bradford Ontario, our operation specializes in the manufacturing of interior and exterior trim assemblies for the automotive industry, using innovative injection moulding and automated production systems.

We are currently seeking hard working individuals with a positive attitude who will uphold our values of safety, respect, and continuous learning.

Benefits


Extended Healthcare

Training and Development

Company Events

Dental Care

Vision Care

Wellness Program

RRSP Match

On Site Parking

Tuition Reimbursement

Available Positions



Material Service Manager

Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Material Service department to ensure departmental goals are achieved. This role involves setting targets for continuous improvement while supporting both departmental objectives and the broader production and culture targets of KCC.

Essential Functions
  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and shipping operations by efficiently implementing and coordinating KCC procedures and associates.
  • Responsible for monitoring and tracking expense and workforce budget.
  • Active role in Material Service associate development, recommend areas of opportunity to develop the departments strengths.
  • Responsible to oversee all delivery and packaging requirements to all customers.
  • All customer concerns will be immediately communicated to Senior Management based on escalation policy.
  • Ensure Department audits (KQCD/SEDB) & New Model requirements (NMR) are achieved and improved on where possible.
  • Monitor and continue to improve the warehouse management system (WMS) looking for ways to expand and utilize.
  • Create and sustain a working warehouse layout that supports Material Service and Production as much as possible.
  • Maintain material service performance metrics by monitoring, and appraising job results and overseeing disciplinary actions when required.
  • Complete the department metrics and characteristics to ensure the department business plan is executed and meet the KNA business plan.
Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints
  • Post secondary education in Business Management
  • 5 years of warehouse management experience in the automotive industry preferably in Plastic Injection Molding
  • Previous ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 experience
  • Previous experience overseeing multiple departments in a non-unionized facility
  • Competent decision-making ability and ability to follow through on concepts
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • High degree of attention to detail and accuracy

Tool Technician

Ensure adherence to the Tooling Preventative Maintenance Schedule, in collaboration with the production schedule. Collaborate effectively with the Production and Engineering departments to guarantee the accurate and timely resolution of mold breakdowns.

Essential Functions
  • Manage the Tooling (mold) Preventative Maintenance (PM) program.
  • Address minor mold repairs resulting from wear during routine production.
  • Maintain an accurate record of all tooling history.
  • Effectively communicate any problems or concerns to the relevant departments (Engineering, Production, and Maintenance).
  • Immediately report any equipment malfunctions to the Tooling Assistant Manager.
  • Promptly report accidents, incidents, or hazardous situations to the Tooling Assistant Manager (during off shifts, report to the Injection Coordinator).
  • Perform tasks such as sandblasting, welding, and machining tools as needed.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading schematic drawings and blueprints.
  • Safely operate the overhead crane.
  • Skillfully drive the tow motor.
Qualifications
  • Previous experience in similar position
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer applications
  • Must have tow motor experience and license
  • Satisfactory work records, including attendance
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds infrequently
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary


Forklift Operator/Material Service Associate

Forklift drivers at Kumi Canada are required to pull orders accurately, scan and prepare orders for prompt shipment. Supply production WorkCentre’s with required packaging, work in progress (WIP) product and components.

Essential Functions
  • Use Forklift and hand cart to move, load and unload all finished goods
  • Move and scan finished good (FG) parts from Work center to staging location
  • Take parts from finished goods inventory to staging area per release
  • Generate packing slip and bill of lading to reflect shipping requirements
  • Ensure totes, dunnage, racks, and other packaging materials are readily available lineside during scheduled production
  • Strap, wrap and/or properly package orders for shipment
  • Unload and sort returnable packaging from customers
Qualifications
  • Previous experience in similar position
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer applications
  • Must have tow motor experience and license
  • Satisfactory work records, including attendance
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds infrequently
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary


Production Associate (Afternoons)

Inspect and assemble product according to Standard Operation Procedure and Customer Specifications. Tact time (cycle time) must be met to ensure daily customer requirements are completed.

Essential Functions
  • Responsible for visually inspecting all product (according to Standard Operation Procedure “SOP”) and reworking, assembling, trimming parts when necessary
  • Packs correct number of parts in prescribed bin or alternative packaging
  • Place correct identification label on prescribed bin or alternative packaging and stack on skids according to customer specifications
  • Responsible for removing scrap from the workstation at the end of the run or colour changes
  • Set aside parts that do not meet specification and check with Team Leader, Trainer, Supervisor and/or Quality Inspector for acceptable limit level
  • Keep assigned WorkCentre organized and free from hazards (5S)
  • Notify Team Leader, Trainer or Supervisor of any quality concerns or scrap immediately
  • May conduct periodic inventory counts
  • Adhere to Company standards, policies and procedures outlined in the Associate Handbook
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Mental and visual alertness necessary to observe quality changes in product
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds infrequently
  • Satisfactory work records, including attendance
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary
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