Cosma International Material Handler in Telford, United Kingdom

Company Introduction

Cosma Casting UK is an operating unit of Magna International, one of the world’s premier global automotive suppliers. Magna’s pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible.

Cosma Casting UK are establishing a manufacturing facility on a green field site in Telford in the UK. For this new venture, we are looking for a Material handler. Cosma Casting UK will specialise in high pressure die-casting that designs and builds medium to large aluminium die-cast automotive components.

Job Introduction

A core member of the MPL team responsible for ensuring that materials are correctly handled and managed throughout the site, safeguarding accurate and reliable stock records and providing production teams with reliable and on time delivery of material. Provide support in respect to production to include booking in, line feeding and inventory control of stock. Work collaboratively with other departments, including: planning, production, procurement and quality to deliver to lean manufacturing objectives and customer requirements.

Major Responsibilities

Core duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Issuing of material, including related documentation to shop floor
  • Loading of finished goods into customer logistics
  • Carrying out stock transactions as part of the shipping process
  • Adherence to material traceability requirements
  • Moving semi-finished products through production
  • Carrying out material transactions where required within the production systems
  • Unloading of material deliveries in accordance to process
  • Maintenance of FIFO and Kanban systems
  • Materials release to shop floor in accordance with Production Schedules
  • Prompt receipt, inspection and distribution (or storage) of goods
  • Support inventory cycle counting process and accuracy
  • To ensure good housekeeping and maintain MAFACT standards
  • To attend to all necessary paper work
  • Support the generation and review of process documentation
  • Any other reasonable task requested

This role is on a shift basis, therefore applicants need to be open to all shift patterns.

Knowledge and Education


  • Proven experience in a manufacturing environment, covering shipping, goods inward, production movements and repetitive FLT movements
  • Experience of working with computerised stock management system is essential.
  • Methodical and accurate record keeping
  • Able to integrate well into an emerging team supporting and assisting colleagues
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Outlook an advantage
  • Able to manage and prioritise numerous priorities simultaneously
  • Microsoft office and business system skills
  • FLT licence holder up to 7t


  • Manufacturing execution systems
  • SAP use or similar ERP/MRP
Additional Information

Personal attributes

  • Good interpersonal skills with “hands on” problem solving expertise
  • Work collaboratively to achieve project/company goals
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong communicator both written and verbal
  • Health and safety conscious of both self and others activities
  • Very organised
  • Proactive in approach with a “can do attitude”
  • Hold a current UK driving licence
  • Right to work in the UK

Group: Cosma International

Division: Cosma Castings UK

State/Province/County: Shropshire

City: Telford

Job Type: Regular