Procurement / Purchasing Manager

Kemflo Canada Inc, Richmond Hill ON Canadian Owned and Operated, established in 1988, has a solid reputation for the design and manufacturing of quality injection molded products.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Procurement /Purchasing Manager to join our manufacturing operation. You thrive on finding the best products and service every time. You are meticulous detailed,  organized, and persistent in getting what you want. You operate with a sense of urgency but understands the need for tact while interacting with vendors.

You have a strong background in purchasing and supply chain management, you take a proactive approach in reviewing current systems and procedures, in order to make recommendations for continuous improvements.

If you see yourself in this role, we need to talk!

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage complete supply chain of products, inventory, replenishment planning, and purchase
      order management.
    • Monitors inventory levels very closely and resolves any issues that may become apparent.
    • Create and provide reports on inventory, POs, turns and aged inventory on a regular basis
    • Continuously looking for efficiencies and better ways of doing things. Proactive approach
    • Foster close working relationships with associated departments, sales, marketing, finance, and
      Production to ensure awareness of product flows.
    • Negotiate with suppliers and contractors on price, contract terms, conditions, and supplier
      consignment
    • Lead supplier negotiations regarding current production requirements
    • Review open material requirements, monitor vendor performance, and expedite when necessary.
    • Ensure problems related to delivery, quality, or pricing are promptly conveyed to the supplier and
      resolved in a timely manner.
    • Lead supplier negotiations regarding post-production (service) support
    • Develop supplier protocols, supplier selection, and procurement processes
    • Assist with Supply Chain cost recovery (result of poor quality and/or delivery)
    • Development and analysis of Key Performance Indicators on a monthly basis to determine where
      continuous improvements can be achieved
    • Other duties include purchase order creation, order tracking and commercial dispute resolution

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Bachelors in Business, Supply Chain Management, or other related degree
    • Must have 3 to 5 years purchasing experience ideally in the manufacturing
    • Solid data analysis, inventory management and problem resolution skills,
    • Strong analytical based thinking
    • Team oriented, self-starter working toward bettering the internal process for all
    • Strong understanding of inventory management principles
    • Effective ability to streamline shipments to reduce shipping cost and overhead for the company
    • Knowledge of logistics (domestic and international)
    • High attention to detail, solid planning, and scheduling skills
    • Ability to learn new systems quickly and effectively
    • Knowledge and experience working with international vendors
    • Excellent communication skill at all levels of the organization
    • MS Office including Word, Outlook, advanced Excel Skills
    • Versatile, tenacious and people orientated
    • Highly self-motivated and directed

Kemflo Canada supports a full vaccination policy. All employees are expected to be vaccinated as a condition of employment.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

All Recruiting done in house

You must be a Canadian Citizen

Kemflo Canada Supports a Fully Vaccinated Policy as a requirement of employment

Kemflo Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that considers the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for Kemflo Canada jobs. To request accommodation, please contact HR.

Electro-mechanical Technician 442A Licensed

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $30.00-$35.00 per hour
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
Open to Canadian Citizens

Focus on Position
To ensure that all molding machines, temperature regulators and controllers, robotics and feeding systems and all auxiliary equipment are running and maintained in excellent working condition. Perform preventative maintenance and keep accurate records of the dates and times of the service work on all key machinery and to be responsible for overall plant maintenance and repairs wherever needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform preventative maintenance & calibration programs & keep maintenance records
  • Perform unplanned/reactive electrical, mechanical repairs.
  • Establish and improve inspection methods and component/process improvements through continues improvement program.
  • Programming and troubleshooting of PLC and Robotics control systems
  • Set-up, install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair complex mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Establish and improve inspection methods and component/process improvements through continues improvement program
  • Complete documentation as per ISO Standards
  • Read blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a part, machine, or piece of equipment
  • Verify dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments, to ensure that specifications are met
  • Operate metalworking machines to make housings, fittings, and fixtures
  • Repair and calibrate hydraulic and pneumatic assemblies
  • Test the performance of electro-mechanical assemblies, using test instruments
  • Install electronic parts and hardware, using soldering equipment and hand tools
  • Operate, test, or maintain robotic equipment
  • Analyze and record test results, and prepare written documentation
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures

Qualifications

  • Fully Licence 442 (Red Seal) with a specialization in electromechanical systems
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within mold making
  • Working knowledge of PLC controls
  • Troubleshooting electrical and pneumatic control circuits
  • Able to read, and communicate verbally and in writing in the English language
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
  • Able to troubleshoot and manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, time management and documentation skills
  • Proven interpersonal skills as well as team oriented with the ability to work within a diverse workplace
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Licensed Industrial Electrician in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical systems and controls is required
  • Experienced in Preventative Maintenance and Work Order Systems, report writing
  • Experience working in a fast-paced and highly changing environment with limited supervision

Work Safe

  • Steel toed shoes is always a must in the plant. Candidate must provide own safety shoes.
  • Safety glasses are the responsibility of the employee
  • Must adhere to established policies and procedure
  • Must always wear PPE

Tool Design Engineer / Mold Shop Manager

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $90,000 per year
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
Open to Canadian Citizens

Focus of Position
As the Tool Design Engineer / Mold Shop Manager you will participate in mold design activities from start to finish. Interacting with internal and external stakeholders to ensure customers expectations are met.

Responsibilities

  • Support new business quotes with part feasibilities, and costing
  • Technical documentation and reference drawings for projects
  • Create reports updating projects, gauge progress and act on deficiency
  • Manage our Tooling preventative maintenance program
  • Implement Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Review and approve tools received from 3rd party supplier’s,
  • Develop pre-design from information provided by the customer and may be required to develop several concepts to achieve a final design direction.
  • Evaluate functions and fits in existing tools
  • Assign correct fits for assemblies, material, and tolerances for tooling components
  • Design manufacturing process for tooling components
  • Work with outsource suppliers· Work with tool makers to improve tools performance and service·
  • Design jigs and fixtures

Qualifications/ Education

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of manufacturing experience with at least 5years’ experience in injection molding
  • Experience with 2D and 3D CAD software is required
  • Experience using computer engineering applications with a strong emphasis on utilizing Solidworks
  • Knowledge and experience with formal documentation systems and methods particularly ISO 9001/2015
  • Ensures the integrity of all design information communicated on assigned programs.
  • Ability to view and interpret three-dimensional drawings,
  • Experience in the plastics industry would be a strong asset
  • Must have a strong desire to design world-class injection molds
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced team environment
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent attendance, work habits, and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to use the 8D process would be an asset
  • Practical knowledge of machining processes is an asset
  • Other duties as assigned

Soft Skills

  • Extensive experience and expertise on injection molding tooling design.
  • High level of attention to detail and mechanical aptitude
  • Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attendance,
  • Ability to present proper company image when meeting with customers.

Work Safe

  • Steel toed shoes is always a must in the plant. Candidate must provide own safety shoes.
  • Safety glasses are the responsibility of the employee
  • Must adhere to established policies and procedure
  • Must always wear PPE

Injection Molding Set-up Technician

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $24.00-$32.00 per hour
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
Open to Canadian Citizens

Focus on Position
Ensure the work environment is safe to perform the mold change and communication to all impacted employees is clear. Perform mold change overs based on schedule and prepare / setup the machine for production. You will be focused on ensuring that once molds has been set and running any ensuing processing issues are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner resulting in products that meet customer specifications with minimal downtime

Responsibilities

  • Perform mold changes
  • Set up and start molding machines
  • Trouble shoot processing issues by understanding the relation between press, mold, and resins
  • Understand and follow established Standardized Work Processes as they relate to relates to Mold changeovers.
  • Provide input into efficiency improvements regarding Mold changes
  • Mix and provide material for all machines on daily basis
  • Communicate with mold maker issues with injection mold tool troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance
  • Label material information on hoppers
  • Set-up drying temperatures and organization
  • Set-Up and monitor Robots and end of arm tooling
  • Set-Up PLC with parameters set out in Job Traveler
  • Monitor and clean material hoppers and filters
  • Maintain cleanliness of all manufacturing equipment, molds, and work areas and floor around molding machines
  • Verify and update equipment documentation on daily basis
  • Troubleshot minor molding and equipment malfunctions
  • Assist with technical jobs throughout the plant as needed
  • Support the production team priorities of Safety, Quality and Delivery
  • Assist in monitoring process conditions to ensure production meets customer specifications.
  • Assist in trials on new programs
  • Assist in trials on new technology
  • In conjunction with other departments, participate in identifying and analyzing non-conformance's or production/quality problems; and developing, implementing, and verifying corrective actions.
  • Perform duties as assigned from time to time by

Qualifications

  • Five years of Technical/Set-up Technician experience, ideally in-injection molding
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulics
  • Basic tooling background an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with various hand tools
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Crane, and forklift certification Required
  • Excellent communication and mechanical skills
  • Must be able to access root causes and solution-based thinking
  • Think in terms of efficiency

Work Safe

  • Steel toed shoes is always a must in the plant. Candidate must provide own safety shoes.
  • Safety glasses are the responsibility of the employee
  • Must adhere to established policies and procedure
  • Must always wear PPE

Material Handler / Forklift Operator

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
Open to all Canadian Citizens

Focus of Position
You will be responsible for receiving, storing, and distributing resins for production. Oversee the inventory of all resins, resin colour as well as all regrind resins. Provide material to work centers to maintain production output in a safe and expedient manner using appropriate material handling equipment. Focus on regrind, it’s through-put and control.

Primary Duties

  • Receive shipments of resin ensuring deliveries are accurate and undamaged
  • Record all shipments accurately in our ERP system
  • Responsible for keeping raw material organized and protected from contamination
  • Maintain accurate and detailed material records of all regrind
  • Practice Good Housekeeping at all times
  • Communicate with management on all issues that involve shipments and inventory of resin
  • Efficiently and safely stack and store all raw materials in their designated areas.
  • Communicate with Purchasing to ensure quantities levels of raw materials are maintained in order to meet production needs.
  • Responsible for ensuring all regrind is labelled, maintained, recorded and uncontaminated
  • Ensure resin is prepared in advance for production over the next 24 hrs. and is allocated to the designated machines.
  • Insure regrind is inspected continually and incorporated back into production as specified.
  • Ensure resin is mixed and colored proportionally as per the job traveler.
  • Assist in shipping, receiving and warehouse organization when asked
  • Carry out all other related duties where necessary

Requirements

  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Forklift experience required.
  • Valid Forklift License
  • Experience using reach truck
  • Strong organizational skill
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in material handling and warehousing required
  • Prioritize work productively, efficiently & effectively while maintaining attention to detail, quality, and safety
  • Team player with a positive attitude, quick learner
  • Prior material handling experience is a must.
  • The ability to take direction and take initiative

Work Safe

  • Steel toed shoes is always a must in the plant. Candidate must provide own safety shoes
  • Safety glasses are the responsibility of the employee
  • Must adhere to established policies and procedure
  • Must always wear PPE