Material Coordinator - ID #198 - North Vancouver, BC

Status: 
Open
The Materials Coordinator is responsible for substantial inventory assets and annual materials expenditures. Specifically including storage, replenishment, computerized tracking and audit/control compliance. Inventory control is an important part of the overall Maintenance Strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Improve the quality of Purchase Order Requisitions for Direct Purchase materials, for example: ensure correct coding, ensure completeness, avoid duplication of in-stock materials, look for opportunities to purchase at lower unit costs, and identify waste.
• Maintenance Planners to add new items, and monitor subsequent usage. Facilitate non-routine purchases requiring technical input from subject matter experts.
• Administrate service, rental, operational and supply contracts. For example: radios, scrap bins, freight, tools & equipment, safety supplies, coveralls, chemicals, and consumables
• Manage on-site spare parts inventory; align practices with the right combination of stock held on-site, vendor managed, and just in time, ensuring critical spares are available when necessary.
• Ensure maintenance work requiring Direct Purchase materials moves smoothly through the identify-plan-schedule-execute-review cycle, for example: verify material receipt and physical location. Act as Computerized Maintenance Management System superuser to improve workflow processes.
• Report to superintendents on Stores compliance with issuing, receiving and return procedures, and good housekeeping.
• Develop relationships with other internal departments. Streamline information and approval flows, challenge inefficiencies, work to improve administrative processes.
• Support Planning and execution of project work such as: facilitating the pre-staging of materials, ensuring accurate issuing, replenishing or rebuilding cores afterwards. Track and update the status of parts sent out for rebuild. Responsible for decision to rebuild or discard cores.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Supply Chain Management Professional designation or equivalent training and experience
• Familiarity with 'IBM Maximo' or equivalent Computerized Maintenance Management System preferred. High level of proficiency with Enterprise Resource Planning systems and Electronic Data Interchanges in general.
• Trades background or aptitude and familiarity with technical specifications commonly used by heavy industrial trades - Millwright, Ironworker, Electrician, Machinist, Heavy Duty Mechanic etc. Knowledge of local suppliers of same.
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook”

MONDAY - FRIDAY : 8 HOURS PER DAY

TERM: 3-6 Month term

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted at this time.

Reference Job ID #198