Ground Effects

Materials Planner

Ground Effects is looking for a Materials Plannerto assist the Materials department at the corporate head office in Windsor, Ontario.

Job Description:

  • Release and track material from sub suppliers and suppliers on Approved Vendor list
  • Ensure that all Purchasing and releasing documents precisely identify the product required. These documents shall also specify all quality and delivery requirements.
  • With the assistance of the Workplace Health and Safety committee, ensure that all materials used in part manufacture meet with all governmental legislation with regards to safety.
  • Receive and input customer orders into ERP System (as required), review demand for supplier releasing.
  • Plan sub and suppliers releases to enable suppliers to meet delivery requirements.
  • Monitor and report departmental measurables as directed.
  • Maintain ERP and tracking systems for order follow up and releasing
  • Create Epicor P.O’s for approvals, release to suppliers timely, ensure receipt and adherence to followed.
  • Work with Quality Department in the qualification process of new suppliers (paint colour), where applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of previous purchasing/buying experience.
  • Background in a manufacturing environment as an OEM supplier an asset, where applicable.
  • Must have a minimum of Grade 12 education with preference to candidates with post secondary education in purchasing or a related discipline.
  • Familiarity with IATF requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience with MSWord and Windows
  • Must be team oriented
  • Must have and maintain an appropriate valid Ontario Driver's Licence.
  • Must have and maintain legal access/entry to the United States.

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 persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Products & Services

Ground Effects has dedicated itself since its inception in 1986 and has evolved into a multi-faceted supplier of quality interior and exterior accessory components for the automotive industry and more. Click for more information


Our foundation capabilities include:
  • Automated Manufacturing
  • Automated Assembly
  • Specialized Surface Coatings
  • Mass Vehicle Customization
We pride ourselves in our in-house services for CAD/CAM Product Design and Development, Machining, Milling, Bending, and Robotic Plasma Cutting and Welding. Click for more information

Enable Haiti- 2018 Read-a-Thon

Ground Effects Ltd. and the Cowan Foundation are jointly participating in the the 2018 Read-a-Thon.  This company wide initiative encourages the children (4-15) of our employee family to read all summer long.  The goal is to read 1,000,000 pages in support of over 900 Haitian orphans.  It all starts with you-one page at a time!  For details please click here