Material Coordinator (Dartmouth, NS) in Dartmouth at Volt

Date Posted: 11/2/2019

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    44 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire a Material Coordinator for our client in Dartmouth, NS for approximately an 11 months' assignment with the possibility of extension through Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: an American provider of industrial automation and information technology
  • Role: Material Coordinator
  • Pay Rate: $21.93/hr (T4) + benefits available
  • Shift: Day shift: Mon-Fri 
  • Length of Assignment:11 months' assignment with the possibility of extension starting ASAP pending background check and Reference Check
  • Work Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B3B 2E3

Interested Candidates must be Eligible to work in Canada without Employment Sponsorship

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information


This position requires an individual with strong organizational and administrative skills related to the production activities of engineered to order hardware products. The primary responsibility is to coordinate and control the flow of material. Other responsibilities include shipping finished goods and assisting with shop floor production.


• Maintain and control the flow of project material, by reconciling the receipt of material with Bills of Material; submitting packing slips to Project Administration and creating receivers in the IFS business system.
• Receive requests from Shop Supervisor to expedite the delivery of components required for manufacturing; enlist SSB Purchasing or Supplier’s support to meet delivery requirements.
• Organize FATs with Vendors, Engineering and Project Management; Request documents for export; Make arrangements for shipment; Provide Vendors with Shipping Releases; Advise Project Administration when shipments are complete.
• Control the shipment of discrete component orders to the Client's customers by monitoring receipt, consolidating and kitting goods; submitting packing slips to Project Administration; creating receivers and arranging shipment.
• Create data labels, wire tags, device tags and lamicoids, from manufacturing drawings.
• Facilitate the extension of part numbers to SSB manufacturing facilities
• Implement a method to maintain and control the flow of consumables as required. (2-Bin)
• As required, establish, maintain and control appropriate inventory levels in IFS to meet business objectives.
• Maintain and control the storage of components or finished goods inventory off the Client's premises as required.
• Create and manage inventory pick lists.
• Perform tasks necessary to build mechanical assemblies, populate enclosures with electrical components to schematic diagrams.
• The position may entail periodic physical exertion to move material or components.
• Out of office travel to vendor locations in the Dartmouth Area, is required.
• Engage in continuous learning to ensure knowledge and competency remains current


• Completion of Post-Secondary education in Supply Chain Management or Logistics preferred
• Formal training in business or a related discipline will be considered


• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a production environment is required.
• Demonstrated prior experience in a similar organizational function as described above
• Fundamental understanding of electrical or mechanical equipment assembly processes
• Basic knowledge of the Clients' products is an asset
• Basic knowledge of IFS would be preferred

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