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Supply Chain Specialist

Supply Chain Specialist

Job ID 
NovAtel Inc.
Job Locations 
Supply Chain
Permanent Full-Time

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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