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As a leading global technology company, we are always looking for talents that can help us bring the latest innovative solutions to life.


Customer

Our expertise is at our customers’ disposal as we listen to their needs and develop ad hoc solutions to help them overcome challenges and achieve their objectives.

Innovation

We continually invest in research and development to develop solutions that are both innovative and effective, helping optimize the cost of the product.

Integrity

We are resolute in our commitment to act honestly, justly and with respect for our colleagues, our customers and the wider community.


People

People are the key to our success, and we work to encourage their personal and professional growth through continuous training to expand their technical and managerial skills.


Quality

We invest without compromise in innovative technology that allows us to ensure the highest quality standards and make our solutions effective and high performing.


Speed

The speed with which we execute our operations is uncommon in our sector and ensures the utmost respect for our customers’ project timetables.

Why work with us?

Because we believe in the value of people, respect their uniqueness, and appreciate the active contributions that each individual can make to the growth of a dynamic, international organization like ours. The ideas, values and efforts of the individual are dedicated to a common objective, for our success and that of our customers. Our activities are carried out with respect for the environment and for the communities where we operate.


Autonomy and responsibility

We are a lean organization that believes in a “policy of taking action”. With us, you will find active and motivating roles that will help you better advance on your professional journey.


Continuous training

Besides technological know-how, the main key to our success is the people who bring UTIL to life. We therefore promote the growth of our talented individuals through specific training, with dedicated leadership courses that foster both technical and managerial skills.


Internationalism

We are a global group with a strong local presence in six nations and three continents. By working with us you will be able to encounter and gain the most from the many multicultural settings that form the foundation of our international mindset.

Open positions

  • PRODUCTION SCHEDULER – AUTO PARTS MFG
  • HUMAN RESOURCE SENIOR GENERALIST
  • PLANT CONTROLLER
  • CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST
PRODUCTION SCHEDULER – AUTO PARTS MFG

LOCATION: Concord, Ontario
DEPARTMENT: Logistics – Supply Chain
REPORTS TO: Head of Sales and Operations Planning

As the Production Scheduler, you would be working under little supervision, responsible for planning and establishing production schedules. Responsible for the proper allocation of work to provide for the efficient utilization of equipment, material, and manpower. Monitors material inventories, tracks production progress, and estimates completion dates to modify and adapt schedules as necessary to meet changing deadlines.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop effective production schedules to achieve production objectives in an environment characterized by thousands of SKUs and thousands of different orders lines, respecting MOQs, number of set ups per day and production capacity;
  • Monitor workflow and schedules to ensure on-time delivery. Analyze and address production issues (eg manpower and material shortage problems) in a timely fashion;
  • Coordinate with purchasing to order and stock adequate levels of raw materials;
  • Work with Managers to develop potential solutions to improve production performance;
  • Develop daily production status reports for Manager;
  • Excel, SAP excellent knowledge;
  • Creates the manufacturing schedule and monitors daily, throughout the month to ensure on-time delivery of product to customers;
  • Daily build schedules to be created, throughout the month to meet the monthly goal;
  • Monitors the production schedule daily and throughout the month making changes when necessary, such as when resources do not arrive as planned or when equipment fails;
  • Monitors inventory levels and plans monthly cycle counting activities;
  • Participates in yearly physical inventories and inventory entries into SAP. Accurate inventory quantities are necessary for the creation of production schedules;
  • Collaborate with Sales, Purchasing, Customer Care, Operations, Production, Maintenance, Tooling, Engineering and Quality daily in order to ensure a successful schedule;
  • Familiarization with planning requirements for other departments;

QUALIFICATION / KNOWLEDGE/ EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Skills

  • Degree Business Administration, Project Management or equivalent;
  • Advanced level math;
  • Advanced understanding of manufacturing, and resource planning. Automotive preferred;
  • Experience with SAP;
  • 5 years of hands-on production scheduling experience using ERP software is required;
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel experience;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Capable to work with databases, prepare reports, communicate with other employees, staff and customers regarding potential problems and schedule or production changes;

Qualifications

  • 5 years’ experience in production control, planning, inventory control and materials in an automotive manufacturing environment;
  • Experience and courses related to Supply Chain Management and Production Scheduling an asset;
  • People, organizational and communication skills are essential;
  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated;
  • Ability to comprehend extensive production operations;

Working environment

  • Expectation of equal time spent in office and on manufacturing and production floor;

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HUMAN RESOURCE SENIOR GENERALIST

LOCATION: Concord, Ontario
DEPARTMENT: Human Resource
REPORTS TO:- Human Resource Director

We are seeking a Human Resource Senior Generalist for our rapidly expanding business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Assist in aligning the company’s HR Initiatives and functions with business objectives and business needs. The successful candidate will assist in aligning staff to business objectives by recruiting talent with a sense of urgency, enhancing staff performance, supporting employee development, enhancing recruitment efforts, planning strategic HR Initiatives, running orientation and onboarding processes, communicating role expectations according to succession plans, maintaining staff relations with both unionized and nonunion employees, managing internships, updating policy and practices, and assisting in the everyday administration of the Human resource department. The anticipation for the successful candidate is to move into an HR Management position.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS/KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or a related field / HR Certification with CHRP/L or working towards;
  • Experience in a unionized environment;
  • Experience in 360 Recruitment;
  • Right change attitude, mindset, skillset and eagerness to ensure this department is functioning at the most optimal rate;
  • Strong negotiation skills and strategic thinking;
  • Ability to work within a global team;
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience working with either Bamboo or UKG considered an asset;
  • Experience in Automotive Manufacturing considered a strong asset;

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PLANT CONTROLLER

LOCATION: Villanova D’Asti, Italy
DEPARTMENT: Finance
REPORTS TO: Finance

Directly reporting  to the Group Controller, the Plant Controller is responsible for the proactive management of the financial and operational KPIs with referring to the manufacturing plant.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Management of provisions and internal capitalization for the monthly closing of the Italian plant;
  • Monthly reporting of the Income Statement and Balance Sheet referred to the 4 countries (Italy, Canada, China and Mexico) and consolidated;
  • Implementation of new BI tools for the improvement of production performance (OEE), inventory management (raw materials, semi-finished products, finished products) and cost control;
  • Support to the Operations and Supply Chain Teams by providing the KPIs and necessary data to ensure visibility within their processes;
  • Definition and management of the automation and optimization strategies referred to the internal processes of the Management Control Team;

QUALIFICATION / KNOWLEDGE/ EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong analytical skills, especially command of Excel, Power Query, Power Pivot, Power BI;
  • Excellent knowledge of English;
  • Experience of at least 2/3 years in similar positions;
  • Familiarity in the use of ERP;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Degree in Economics / Engineering;
  • Knowledge of SQL is a plus;
  • Experience with SAP / AS400 / Diapason is a plus;
  • Ability to identify causes of problems and develops methods to correct these problems;
  • Experience in the company with high volume mass production is a plus;

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CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST

LOCATION: Concord, Ontario
DEPARTMENT: Sales
REPORTS TO: Head of Sales and Operations Planning


RESPONSIBILITIES:
The role of the Customer Service Specialist is to:

  • Manage inventory availability and production versus orders/releases for select Aftermarket and OE customers;
  • This includes follow up on pricing and engineering and quality requirements to meet demand;
  • Operate as the first point of contact for approved orders for select Aftermarket and OE customers;
  • Prepare to operate as a production scheduler to cover off for emergencies and scheduled vacations;

MAIN DUTIES:

  • Monitors and enters incoming orders and releases for customers they are assigned;
  • Analyses EDI rejections and follows up as required;
  • Negotiates and manages lead times with customer;
  • Resolves customer questions related to orders;
  • Constantly pursue knowledge of product line, prices, delivery time, and related data;
  • Ensures that customer database in SAP is kept up to date;
  • Maintains liaison with other departments right up until order shipment;
  • Regular and consistent customer follow up, tracking and updating as frequently as required;
  • Timely and meaningful escalation of production issues that affect customer delivery;
  • Participation in daily operations meeting as required;
  • Take the lead in projects and other tasks assigned by the Supply Chain Manager, providing status updates as required, timely escalation issues that cannot be completed as scheduled;
  • Trains, explains tasks, and assists in the solution of problems;
  • Performance of miscellaneous and clerical duties:  billing, replenishing, adjusting consignment;

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS/KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in Customer Service – Commercial accounts preferred;
  • Automotive experience is preferred;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • With an emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Able to work well under pressure;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Familiar with ERP systems;
  • SAP experience is preferred;
  • Exceptional time management, interpersonal, organizational and communicational skills both verbal and written;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact with people at all levels, both inside and outside the organization;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Spanish, Italian or Mandarin considered an asset but not required;

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