• Supply Chain Specialist

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    NovAtel Inc.
    Supply Chain
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    NovAtel is looking for a Supply Chain Specialist to join our fast-paced, global Supply Chain team. In this role you will be responsible for procuring materials to consistently meet our customer's needs. We foster a collaborative and open work environment and a culture of growth and development. NovAtel offers a complete company paid benefits package and excellent work life balance


    As part of the Supply Chain team the Supply Chain Specialist is responsible for:

    • Building productive relationships internally and externally (e.g. external suppliers)
    • Processing purchase orders, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers
    • Monitoring the delivery of Kan Ban and MRP deliveries of assigned subcontracts and suppliers to ensure the highest quality, on-time delivery, and cost are being met
    • Managing RFI, RFP, and RFQ processes to meet service and project requirements
    • Coordinating purchasing activities with suppliers to acquire materials to meet customer requirements
    • Identifying opportunities for improvement with internal and external groups
    • Promoting, supporting and driving internal and external continuous improvements
    • Supplying material status updates to stakeholders



    • Minimum 5 years of experience in a sustaining procurement or planning role
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain
    • Experience and use of ERP/MRP, Kanban, Safety stock, and visual manufacturing systems
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently to achieve set objectives and deliverables
    • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook

    Key Success Factors:

    • Strong interpersonal as well as written and spoken communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
    • Self-motivated and an excellent team player


    • Preferred experience in Electronics manufacturing supply chain
    • Proven leadership of cross-functional teams, with specific experience in facilitation roles
    • Lean manufacturing experience


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