Material Control Technician


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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Alberta

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Secondary School
  • Closing date: Sunday, 30 January 2022

About this role: Material Control Technician

About this role: Material Control Technician

Material Control Technician

Location: Sarnia Area, ON

Duration: 6-month contract, possible extension

Our client, a major Chemicals Company, is working to fill two Materials Technician positions for their operations in the Sarnia area of Ontario. These are site-based positions on a 6-month contract basis


  • Offload trucks and inspect materials for defects and damages or quality issues.
  • Accurately receive materials and distribute accordingly.
  • Maintain accurate material locations.
  • Perform daily Cycle Counts on inventory, investigate errors and problem solve discrepancies with appropriate site contact(s).
  • Provide fast, courteous service to end users requesting materials ensuring system data integrity.
  • Issuing of materials to meet the demands and schedule.
  • Delivery of materials when required utilizing van or fork truck.
  • Process material returns in accordance with material status.
  • Collaborate with Customs Compliance to ship materials for the site in accordance with site procedures and Customs regulations and laws.
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment.
  • Optimize space utilization.
  • Maintain Bulk storage, laydown and remote storage areas.
  • Exercise troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques using the appropriate procedures and technical inputs.




  • Minimum grade 12 education plus three to five years combination of applicable post-secondary with a focus on Business, CITT (Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation), APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) or SCMA (Supply Chain Management Association) would be considered an assest and related warehouse experience
  • Strong Shipping and Receiving experience
  • Forklift certification will be required in the role along with an ability to operate hand truck, pallet jack and relevant warehouse equipment
  • Valid driver’s license
  • SAP experience considered an asset
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • SharePoint experience an asset
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to function independently in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks, attention to detail is essential
  • Inventory analysis (e.g., Material Replenishment Planning) considered an asset



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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Jen Folkes via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Jen Folkes
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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