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We pride ourselves on our dedication to strive for continuous improvement, which cannot be achieved without the insight of our valued employees. It is our commitment to achieving these results and to retain employees by providing a positive and safe work environment. We reward performance and encourage loyalty, honesty and respect in our employees. It's about how well we work together and the image we project to the community, our clients, and our suppliers that sets us aside from the rest. 

Apply today! Please submit your resume to Recruitment@gfxltd.com for Canadian Applications OR USCareers@gfxltd.com for USA applications. Only the selected candidates will receive a response. Thank you for your interest in our organization!

Ground Effects Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Plant Manager

Location: Windsor On Department: Production Type: Full Time Show More

Who We Are:
Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario....

Who We Are:
Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario.

At GFX, we have created a culture that values long-standing employees and excellence in everything we do. Employees can expect to be a part of a great team that values safety and quality.

Who You Are: Ground Effects is looking for a Plant Manager to join our growing organization in Windsor, ON. The Plant Manager is responsible for scheduling manufacturing activities based on customer releases, assigning work to their direct reports, oversee product handling and keeping the customer(s) updated on pertinent information.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education required; College or bachelor's degree Preferred.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Production Manager in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong technical background
  • 5 years’ experience as a Plant Manager in an automotive manufacturing environment of similar size/headcount.
  • Must be familiar with IATF 16949/ISO requirements, Health and Safety legislation and Significant Environmental Aspects including: Propane (Lift Truck Fuel); Surplus Resource Utilization/Energy Use; Waste Management; Use of Hazardous Materials (WHMIS)
  • Must have and maintain an appropriate and valid Ontario Driver's license.
  • Computer skills.
  • Understanding of operational KPI’s to manage a successful facility.
  • Blueprint reading knowledge.
  • General understanding of the function and operation of fabricating equipment.

Job Description:

  • Schedule manufacturing activities based on customer releases so as to minimize inventory while providing the customer with prompt delivery.
  • Ensure that orders are released in the chronological order (FIFO) unless circumstances dictate that the release date is overridden to comply with various customer needs.
  • Assign work to direct reports
  • Maintain communication channels with direct reports so as to ensure efficient daily operations.
  • Assist direct reports with attendance management, performance management and corrective action of production employees.
  • Oversee product handling to ensure products are properly handled so as to prevent damage and stored in designated areas.
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of quality control plans.
  • Receive and review Shift reports from Production Supervisors and address areas of concern/problem.
  • Per the IATF16949 requirements, ensure that production floor is equipped with proper work instructions and procedures to carry out manufacturing activities.
  • Ensure all work in process is properly tagged in accordance with procedures and instructions.
  • Ensure properly maintained equipment and appropriate trained personal are available to carry out these activities.

 

Production Team Leader (2nd Shift)

Location: Wentzville, Missouri Department: Production Type: Full Time Experience: Minimum 1-3 years Show More

Ground Effects is a leading automotive up-fit supplier, is looking for motivated individual to join our production leadership team in Wentzville! We offer great manager benefit (Medical/Dental/Vision), profit sharing, 401K, paid Holidays, vacation/personal flex time and growth potential in a...

Ground Effects is a leading automotive up-fit supplier, is looking for motivated individual to join our production leadership team in Wentzville! We offer great manager benefit (Medical/Dental/Vision), profit sharing, 401K, paid Holidays, vacation/personal flex time and growth potential in a good working environment.

This position is for 2nd shift:

  • Hours are Mon- Fri; 2:45pm - 10:45pm (overtime as needed)
  • Wage $21.60, per hour + (2nd shift) 5% shift premium

Job Duties:

· Oversee daily production assisting associates where required which incorporates a hands-on approach combined with positive guidance in all processes.

· Be visible and assume leadership in continuous improvement

· Ensure new associates receive adequate training considering job procedures, quality and health and safety.

· Responsible for new process set up and tear down

· Ensure associates are following all rules and codes of conduct

· Ensure associates who may have been involved in incidents/accidents receive the proper care, including documentation of such

· Ensure general housekeeping practices are adhered to.

· Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

· Familiar with TS and ISO requirements

· Demonstrated organizational, communication and computer skills

· Previous leadership experience, is a must

· Excellent problem-solving abilities

· Must have an maintain a valid driver’s license

Pay: $21.60 per hour, paid weekly 

Expected hours: 40 – 45 per week

Quality Specialist

Location: Wentzville, Missouri Department: Quality Type: Full Time Experience: Minimum 1-3 years Show More

Ground Effects a leading automotive up-fit supplier is looking for a Quality Specialist to join our team in Wentzville! We offer great benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision), 401K with match, annual increases, profit sharing, vacation and personal flex time, paid holidays, and growth potential in a...

Ground Effects a leading automotive up-fit supplier is looking for a Quality Specialist to join our team in Wentzville! We offer great benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision), 401K with match, annual increases, profit sharing, vacation and personal flex time, paid holidays, and growth potential in a good working environment.

Position Details:

  • Full time, Salary Position
  • On-site role
  • Salary Range (DOE) - $45,000 - $55,000
  • Reports directly to our Division Quality Manager.
  • Paid weekly

The Quality Specialist is responsible for developing, maintaining and updating the IATF16949 documentation to ensure a world class quality product is being installed on our customer’s vehicles. Documentation development and input includes work instructions, process flow/PFMEA, control plans, audit plans, etc. This position will ensure on time launch support, as well as address and review plant and supplier concerns.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the development, maintenance and continuous improvement of IATF16949 facility process documentation, work instructions, process flow/PFMEA, control plans, all PPAP documentation and audit plans.
  • Develop and maintenance of vehicle travelers and QA check-sheets for new and current programs. Assist with training and coaching of production quality team.
  • Provide advice and guidance to ensure adherence to work instructions.
  • Manage supplier concerns with QAS.
  • Develop detailed responses to customer concerns / corrective actions and warranty claims in a timely manner using customer portals. Issue GIMS and SCARs through customer sites when directed by customer, otherwise through the Ground Effects LTD/LLC Quality Management System.
  • Navigate and assist with regular customer website maintenance.
  • Support key dates and launch requirements at build plant as required.
  • Manage required OEM alerts and Forever requirements as needed.
  • Assist with cost tracking for internal, external and supplier issues and reported out monthly.
  • Conduct internal audits for LPA’s, IATF, etc.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Preferred-bachelor’s degree in quality engineering or related field. Experience will be considered in lieu of education.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience as a quality lead or specialist in a manufacturing / production environment is required.
  • Preferred; 2+ Years’ experience with TS16949 or IATF 16949 standards, Quality Audits, Environmental Management System and OSHA Requirements. Automotive manufacturing or military background and must have knowledge of and experience with PPAP submissions. Including, APQP process including FMEA and Control Plan development.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing to do occasional travel, as required.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office suites - Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are a must.
  • Experienced in Quality Management Systems.
  • Must be team oriented with strong interpersonal skills and have a willingness to be on the shop floor working directly with the production teams and various supervisors. Including training of work instructions created.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Have knowledge of various hand tools and how to use them.

Pay: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

Packaging Coordinator

Location: Windsor Department: Production Type: Full Time Show More

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario....

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario.

At GFX, we have created a culture that values long-standing employees and excellence in everything we do. Employees can expect to be a part of a great team that values safety and quality.

Ground Effects is looking for a Packaging Coordinator to join our team. Ground Effects Ltd. has dedicated itself to excellence since 1986 and has evolved into a multi-faceted supplier of quality interior/exterior accessory components for the automotive industry and more.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for managing the development, testing, installation and qualification of equipment and packaging systems
  • Lead the implementation of activities of manufacturing equipment and packaging processes, applying good project management and engineering principles.
  • Lead the packaging technology transfer to ensure seamless start up.
  • Ensure alignment of manufacturing equipment and packaging deliverables with the requirements of operations.
  • Lead investigations and assist with implementing corrective actions for their respective areas of responsibility for packaging related issues.
  • Provide long term support of the operation through effective project management.
  • Assist with necessary training of operators.
  • Ensure that all new designs follow a planned and structured approach which meets or exceeds the guidelines in the APQP manual.
  • Able to plan and prioritize work to ensure deadlines and customer expectations are met.
  • Assist with development of best practices and standards.
  • Floor layout design.
  • Packaging design, development, management.
  • Design the packaging for each new part both returnable and expendable.
  • Get quotes for all packaging items.
  • Coordinate the ordering of new packaging.
  • Determine quantity of containers required for each part.
  • Develop packaging instructions.
  • Develop service packaging for all service parts.
  • Review existing packaging to develop more efficient and cost-effective packaging solutions.
  • Review existing packaging to come up with an effective method and price.
  • Supply container inventory as appropriate.
  • Do test packs and get packaging approval for all jobs
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 education, along with college education in related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Computer skills are a definite asset.
  • Must be team oriented with strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Sound interpersonal skills with an ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949 along with experience with documentation and implementation an asset.
  • Expertise in lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated.
  • Effective time management.
  • Must possess an appropriate and valid Ontario driver’s license.

Only the selected candidates will receive a response. Thank you for your interest.

Ground Effects Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Warehouse Manager

Location: Windsor On Department: Production Type: Full Time Show More

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario....

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario.

At GFX, we have created a culture that values long-standing employees and excellence in everything we do. Employees can expect to be a part of a great team that values safety and quality.

Ground Effects is looking for a Warehouse Manager in Windsor, Ontario. Ground Effects Ltd. has dedicated itself to excellence since 1986 and has evolved into a multi-faceted supplier of quality interior/exterior accessory components for the automotive industry and more.

The Warehouse Manager is responsible for overseeing the operations of their entire plant. They must ensure their plant schedule is set based on customer releases, assigning work to their direct reports, and overseeing product handling to prevent damage. They must ensure all activities are done with the upmost attention to safety and quality while meeting budget expectations.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12 education required - post secondary program in relevant field preferred.
  • 5 years’ experience as a Production Manager in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong Computer skills especially Excel and Word.
  • Must be familiar with IATF 16949/ISO requirements, Health and Safety legislation and Significant Environmental Aspects.
  • Must have blueprint reading knowledge.
  • Must have and maintain an appropriate and valid Ontario Driver's license.
  • Strong Computer skills
  • General understanding of the function and operation of fabricating equipment.
  • General understanding of monthly KPI’s of plant management.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for performance management, and attendance management.
  • When necessary, implement corrective action to bring about positive change in direct reports to ensure optimum efficiency and quality.
  • Maintain accessibility to support afterhours and weekend production needs/concerns
  • Oversee inventory levels ensuring that required internal and external policies, process and regulations are followed.
  • Ensure that orders are released in the chronological order (FIFO) unless circumstances dictate that the release date is overridden to comply with various customer needs.
  • Per the IATF16949 requirements, ensure that worker area is equipped with proper work instructions and procedures to carry out shipping activities.
  • Ensure all work in process is properly tagged in accordance with procedures and instructions.
  • Oversee product handling to ensure products are properly handled so as to prevent damage and stored in designated areas.
  • Ensure quality standards are maintained related to products being shipped and received and controlled storage;
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of quality control plans.
  • Review and disposition of nonconforming products and assist in providing solutions in pre vent of their reoccurrence.
  • Provide input in continuous improvement and advanced product quality process meetings.
  • Provide continuous review of departmental processes to improve overall efficiencies.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts, inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  • Oversee the flow of customer demand in various customers systems as well as EPICOR/ERP Systems
  • Ensure that the O.H.S.A. and internal safe operating principles are in place and adhered to.
  • Comply with provisions of the O.H.S.A. and Regulations.
  • Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of the workers.

 

Health & Safety Supervisor

Location: Windsor Department: Human Resources Type: Full Time Show More

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario....

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario.

At GFX, we have created a culture that values long-standing employees and excellence in everything we do. Employees can expect to be a part of a great team that values safety and quality.

Ground Effects is looking for a Health & Safety Supervisor to join our team in Windsor, Ontario. The Health and Safety Supervisor will work with Managers to oversee workplace injury and illness incidents including proper care and reporting. Participate in or conduct job safety analysis, recommend workplace hazard solutions, and attend the joint health and safety committee meetings. Track and report Health & Safety data as required. Create and Implement training and development programs initiatives to improve plant health & safety performance. Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player with good communication and organizational skills and would be responsible for, but not limited to, the following.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement the Health & Safety Program based on key performance indicators and safety initiatives.
  • Participate in or conduct effective job safety analysis and ergonomic assessments to ensure safe work procedures are utilized.
  • Conduct periodic management workplace inspections during facility visits communicate findings/recommendations and corrective implementation measures.
  • Assist with the investigation of incidents and respond effectively including communicating/training with supervisors/leads and employees.
  • Liaison with the HR Disability Coordinator on WSIB incidents as required.
  • Review incident report and evidence to determine root cause analysis.
  • Recommend corrective actions and event-oriented safety alerts derived from investigation root cause(s) to Health & Safety Manager and Plant Manager
  • Health & Safety training initiatives
  • employee education / awareness program
  • Schedule regular plant audits / analysis.
  • Track and maintain required weekly / monthly / annual stats and internal company measurables.
  • Recordable accidents
  • Lost time
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Near misses
  • Facilitate scheduled weekly and monthly joint health safety committee meetings with plant and management the completeness of required inspections, audits and injury reporting and vehicle accidents.
  • Provide feedback to the Director of Human Resources and Plant Manager on workplace safety inspections to ensure completion and address areas of improvement.
  • Conduct workplace safety assessments/audits to ensure health and safety program compliance
  • Review/update training gaps and provide recommendations.
  • Other duties as may be assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates Degree in Occupational Health & Safety Management or related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety Management or related field preferred.
  • 1 to 3 years of Occupational Health & Safety Management
  • 3 to 5 years of Occupational Health & Safety Management preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Health & Safety administration in a manufacturing industry
  • Advanced knowledge of disability management, accident investigation, workplace inspection, hazardous communication, and job safety analysis
  • Experience with review and/or authoring of written Health & Safety programs.
  • Experience with the review and/or creation of event-oriented safety related training.
  • Manufacturing facility experience
  • Good communication, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking ability.
  • Strong analytical skills, problem-solving and critical thinking abilities
  • Ability to perform well in high pressure situations
  • Excellent oral, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Automotive manufacturing health and safety compliance
  • Familiarity with TS16949 or IATF 16949, ISO 14001, ISO 18001 management systems
  • Bilingual in French is a plus.

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Location: Windsor On Department: Finance Type: Full Time Show More

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario....

Who We Are:

Established in 1986, Ground Effects has grown to become a multi-faceted supplier of interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry. We are a global company, headquartered in Windsor, Ontario.

At GFX, we have created a culture that values long-standing employees and excellence in everything we do. Employees can expect to be a part of a great team that values safety and quality.

Ground Effects is looking for a Accounts Payable Coordinator to join our team in Windsor, Ontario. The Accounts Payable Coordinators are responsible for performing a range of accounting and clerical tasks related to the accounts payable function. This generally includes receiving, processing, and verifying invoices, processing payments, tracking and recording purchase orders .Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player with good communication and organizational skills and would be responsible for, but not limited to, the following.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Grade 12 education. Graduate of a college or University Accounting Program strongly preferred.
  • One to three years of office work experience especially in the accounting field.
  • Computer skills especially Excel and Word.
  • Team oriented
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Sound interpersonal skills and an ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Familiarity with IATF 16949 is an asset.
  • Must possess and maintain an appropriate and valid Ontario driver’s license. Use of own vehicle would be helpful.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible to process the entire A/P cycle in a timely and organized manner, meeting all required deadlines according to company policy.
  • Match vendor invoices to packing slips and purchase orders.
  • Ensure that the amounts being invoiced are the same as the 'agreed-upon' price.
  • Ensure all goods or services being invoiced were received or rendered according to company policy.
  • Ensure all invoices received in Esker and processed promptly
  • Review all outstanding invoices, which are pending approval in other departments, and ensure they are addressed and escalated properly for processing.
  • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all bills and payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Verify and investigate discrepancies, if any, by reconciling vendor accounts and monthly vendor statements
  • Ensure accuracy while paying vendor invoices so as to avoid making duplicate payments
  • Run month end A/P reports as required and maintains A/P files.
  • Ensure month end for AP happens before the third business day of each month and carry out all follow ups required to achieve the above goal
  • Carry out test payments as needed on accounts that have bene set up on payment hold to convert them to electronic forms of remittance for efficient processing.
  • Supports the accounting department through other various duties.
  • Manages bank deposits for regular company deposits.
  • Answers phones, processes letters and memos.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned by managers.
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