Site Manager Level 1 (MRO Parts) in Cobourg, ON in Cobourg at Volt

Date Posted: 8/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    16 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $33.75/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description


We are looking to hire a Site Manager 1 (MRO parts) for our Client in Cobourg, ON for approximately a 14 weeks’ (3.5 months) or more assignment through our Company Volt Workforce Solutions Canada, and then with the possibility of conversion to Full time Direct through with the Client.

Job Description:

  • Job Title: Site Manager I (MRO Parts)
  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: a Management Services Company
  • Shift: 9 hours a day Monday to Friday from 7am-4pm EST with 1 hour lunch deductible
  • Weekends: Not currently scheduled for weekends at all.  If necessary, will be optional
  • Address of location: Cobourg, ON K9A4L7
  • Pay Rate: $33.75/HR (T4) + benefits available
  • Start date: the selected candidate for this position is expected to start ASAP pending background and reference check clearance.
  • Number of positions open: 1
  • Length of assignment: 14 weeks’ assignment (3.5 months’ assignment) with the possibility of extension/ conversion to FT Direct
  • The Manager has stated that their biggest need is for the candidate to have some MRO parts knowledge, i.e. bolts, nuts, fans, motors, spare parts such as electrical, filters, PVF, power transmission and other related maintenance items. Anything that would go into the manufacturing machines.


The Site Manager level 1 is responsible for overseeing procurement of the indirect material inventory. This position manages and reports on all daily operations of the storeroom, including managing MRO logistics from monitoring inventory levels, purchasing, and receiving material through parts storage and distribution. The Site Manager demonstrates value to the client in order to achieve and exceed business goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow and enforce all site Safety and Security Procedures while documenting and reporting as required; ensure all staff receive initial and ongoing required safety training; file any safety incidents according to safety SOPs
  • Responsible for the on-site supervision of all aspects of MRO and storeroom management operations encompassing customer service, supply chain management, purchasing, receiving and inventory control
  • Establish site specific operational goals and achieve cost savings targets. Find additional cost saving for client or company wherever possible and document additional savings achieved
  • Effectively manage client relationships, unique business processes and exceed internal/external customer expectations. Attend meetings and make contacts as necessary with Clients and Vendors to resolve quality and delivery problems
  • Execute and manage all aspects of purchasing in a cost-effective manner and maintain data integrity within the client and/or the client's CMMS system. Maintain and control all aspects of purchasing through distribution, in a cost-effective manner, while communicating with the client's operational facility
  • Work with senior management to define and implement strategic and tactical plans and concepts in order to effectively prioritize daily tasks procedures
  • Monitor storeroom inventory levels and build levels in accordance with customer and SSI needs. Develop and implement Inventory Reduction Programs. Ensures maintenance of proper labeling and storage of all inventoried items
  • Establish and build client relationship; keep close communications with client department heads for all issues and concerns; build a knowledgeable understanding of the client, the client's business, and the parts in the storeroom. Adhere to signed master service agreement and site specific operating agreement
  • Prepare and perform all daily, weekly and monthly reports (i.e.: stock replenishment, Buyer activity, Ops Reporting, etc.) as required. Adhere to site budget, prepare and analyze financial reports weekly and work with the Program Manager to manage controllable expenses in order to meet financial business goals and targets
  • Build successful local vendor relationships, evolving the connection to achieve better pricing while also researching outside savings and supplier opportunities with external vendors. Participate in the Clients' corporate supply agreements
  • Provide suggestions for improvement working with ISO Management Representative to for the ISO program and with Sales team in support of business development objectives. Find ways to capture value and present savings by working with the sales team in order to achieve business objectives and to grow the business
  • Utilizes approved standard operating procedures to perform and manage all work at the site; Improve processes, streamline efforts, and increase the quality of documenting and reporting
  • Perform duties of Buyer and/or Attendant as needed

Required Skills:

  • 2-3 years of recent experience in purchasing and managing MRO commodities such as electrical, filters, PVF, power transmission and other related maintenance items
  • Experience managing, overseeing, and training staff
  • Proficiency in Procurement or CMMS Software
  • Experience in supply chain management / sourcing
  • Experience and familiarity with inventory control, receiving, and shipping processes
  • Excellent PC operating system skills, especially Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Excel and Power Point
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including strong verbal and written communication
  • CPM/APICS is desirable

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is committed to meeting the needs of applicants and employees with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please let us know if you need an accommodation during any part of the application and selection process.

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is an Equal Opportunity employer