Inventory Controller

Red Chris Mine, Canada
Sep 20, 2022
Oct 20, 2022
Full Time
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Newcrest is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. As a global business, we aim to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe, valued, and supported to bring their whole unique self to work.

We recognise that our different backgrounds and perspectives help us find better ways to: solve problems; attract and retain the best people; explore, develop, and produce more gold safely and profitably; and help make Newcrest a better place to work.

Our Red Chris mine is located on the traditional territory of the Tahltan and we encourage qualified applicants from the local communities to apply. We offer several designated marshalling points within BC including Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Prince George, Smithers, and Calgary, AB.

Role Purpose

Reporting to the crew Supervisor, this role manages the Red Chris pool of rotating/repairable stock items to support maintenance tasks as well as key inventory management duties. Rotable/repairable duties includes tracking down returns, obtaining quotes, creating purchase orders, expediting outstanding orders. Inventory management duties include supporting the Inventory Specialist in maintaining master data records, actioning new material records, creating, and maintaining fixed bin locations, providing urgent purchase requisitions, and attaching material photos. As well as duties as directed by the Supervisor and Superintendent Supply & Logistics.

We are seeking an individual for a Fly In, Fly Out opportunity working on a two weeks in, two weeks out rotation.

  • Participate in all safety aspects of the role - warehouse inspections, pre-start and safety meetings
  • Effectively manage rotables - Action purchase requisitions, obtain quotes, create purchase orders, actively expedite open orders, optimise holding levels to minimise working capital without adding risk to the business
  • Create and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders - I.e., Suppliers, Engineers, Maintenance, Supply
  • Action Inventory control tasks - I.e., Create and maintain fixed bins, changes to descriptions, max/min levels, add photos, obsolescence identification and action
  • Support stock takes undertaken by the team
  • Support and provide coverage in other technical team roles where necessary
  • Complete ANSI form actions and maintenance green form requests
  • Support breakdown requirements with urgent purchase requisition creation and coordinate urgent repairs or alternatives where required
  • Manage Parked Invoices to ensure timely payment of Suppliers
  • Accurately report and maintain rotable dashboard and other required reporting
  • Respond to general Supply enquiries and resolve issues that may arise

People & Development

Demonstrate the highest professional and ethical standards ensuring all actions are transparent and in accordance with company policy and values:
  • Openly support Company policy regardless of personal views
  • Recognize, respect and actively promote diversity within the team
  • Actively demonstrate respect for cultural and diversity views
  • Support the team to continually improve the operational processes; participate in CI projects
  • Support a team-based culture between all employees and contractors
  • Align behaviours in supporting the Code of Conduct, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Conflict of Interest and Fraud Prevention policies ensuring that self and team members comply with these
  • Differentiate between the at work environment and the off-work environment to enable effective collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders

Qualifications & Experience:
  • 5 + years' experience in Manufacturing, or Distribution and Warehouse Operations, Finance or Accounting, or Audit Experience preferred.
  • SCMP Designation (asset)
  • CPA certification (asset)
  • Experience in mining operations is considered a strong asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • 3 + years of SAP experience
  • Physical requirements: Ability to periodically lift, push, pull 50+ pounds, stand, walk, kneel, bend and reach.
  • Valid Driver's License
  • A team player that works well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Our commitment to you:

At Newcrest, we hold core values that focus on caring about people, working together, and achieving a high-performance culture through innovation and problem solving.

Newcrest's commitment to diversity and inclusion respects both the rights of every individual to work to their highest potential, free of discrimination, as well as the cultures, religions, and governing codes applicable to each country in which we operate.

If you share our values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online before the advertised application closing date.