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MDA Systems Ltd.
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Material Assistant

Reference ID: MTL00000101-English

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Job Description

Ensure follow-up and availability of material, update the required traceability and documentation. Receives specific assignments with close supervision.

Work Performed
  • Assists procurement personnel on preparing forecasting documents
  • Performs follow-up activities with suppliers on a limited basis.
  • Update PBOM and material issue list
  • Release production orders, when required
  • Ensures redistribution of material to meet deadlines.
  • Assign quantities or lots to the right program in ERP
  • Prepare reports on material status.
  • Prepare and prioritize kits & re-kits
  • Support documentation and traceability requirements
  • Follow-up on work and material priorities
  • May solicit quotations and place purchase orders with suppliers for materials and services of minimal complexity.
  • May assist, as required, the Scheduler, the Production Material Controller and the Buyer-Planner

Minimum required Qualifications
  • Good knowledge of the Office suite
  • Understanding of product nomenclature notions, planning concepts and one ERP system
  • Sense of urgency
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Some analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to interact efficiently.
  • Customer focus (internal and external)
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to changes

  • Diploma of professional or college studies in a related field

  • 2 years of relevant experience in a purchasing, material and/or production planning environment
  • A combination of other pertinent education/experience could be considered

Linguistic Level
  • Knowledge of French and English is essential (spoken and written)

Primary Activities

Candidate Profile

Posted: February 13, 2019
Closes: April 14, 2019
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Company Info
1001-5000 employees

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About MDA Systems Ltd.

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets and customers...