Material Handler 1, IUDC 03

  • General Dynamics Mission Systems - Canada
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Jan 19, 2018
Full time Engineering Human Resources Management / Project Management Manufacturing Supply Chain Data & Analytics Product Security

Job Description

Material Handler 1, IUDC 03

1622-2296553 Canada-Ontario-Ottawa Manufacturing/Supply Chain/Purchasing Contract, Full-Time 6.0 Months 1 Jan 19, 2018 Not Required Some Post Secondary Education English
  • Responsible for all material handling & control
  • Physically receives material; verifies to packing slips and requirements; enters in MRP system; storage and packaging; provisioning; inventory control. Confirms materials are correctly identified and received without damage (ID and Damage). Review documents related to each receipt to determine compliance. Assures no package is received with damage without following the proper process. Issues material; verifies/completes required documents; enters transaction/records data in MRP system; conducts material cycle counts and location/cycle count confirmation; originates and processes discrepancy reports
  • Performs material kitting to meet MRP and/or customer requirements; maintains the kits until completion; delivers to customer’s point of need or parts window
  • Drives and loads/unloads Company trucks; moves materials manually or with carts, pallet lifter and forklifts
  • In rotation, serves customers at parts window; performs other related duties as required
  • Other related duties as required

Required Skills & Experience

  • Requires over 1 year up to and including 2 years of related experience in inventory management in a manufacturing or warehouse environment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience with company MRP system
  • Valid provincial driver’s license and forklift operator’s license
  • Must take the in house Safe Lifting Practices course


Equivalent to a Grade 12 level of education at an Ontario secondary school

Physical Effort

  • Daily labour including bending, pushing/pulling, walking, climbing (ladder or stairs).Lifting, carrying, handling materials up to 20 Lbs constantly, up to 50 lbs frequently and occasionally up to 100 lbs

Sensory Effort

  • Extended periods of visual attention for reading, comparing, matching and counting

Working Environment

  • Works with heavy equipment and tools daily. Some exposure to dust/dirt and adverse weather conditions (loading dock, driving truck)
  • Required to handle Chemicals and decant from supplied containers.
  • Extensive repetition when preparing kits
  • Moderate interruptions to serve customers at parts window
  • Responsible for daily safety checks for the forklift


Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance

Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.

General Dynamics Mission Systems- Canada is one of Canada's premier defence companies. We have achieved a global reputation for providing leading-edge, technology based solutions to the armed forces in over 20 countries - from NATO to the Pacific Rim. General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada is a company built on the ideas of our employees. We give our people the support and team support necessary to realize their goals. We have a tremendous group of over 1,100 highly talented, creative and committed engineers, technologists and business professionals who are responsible for our continued success and growth.

It is up to us to ensure that our people are continually encouraged and challenged to grow both personally and professionally. As a company reliant on its people, we use an interactive team concept. Participation in various projects and on integrated product teams lets employees acquire new skills, or expand existing ones. Career paths here at General Dynamics Mission Systems- Canada are always evolving. We encourage and support our employees through training and career development and proven performance enhancement methods. Whenever possible, we promote from within the company. Our managers are not just bosses but mentors who have a vested interest in their employees getting the most relevant training. In addition to flextime, social events and fitness facilities, we offer a very competitive salary environment and generous benefits.

General Dynamics Mission Systems– Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Workplace accommodations are available. Please contact Human Resources if you have any questions on our disability accommodation policies.