Temporary Material Handler (Evening Shift) in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, we have a long and rich history as the trusted, proven leader in rugged, reliable, and secure solutions for the defense and commercial aerospace industries. Our employees are the foundation of that success.

Our employees share a common set of values rooted in integrity and excellence. Everything we do, and all our interactions with each other, with customers, and with partners are focused around consistently being the very best we can be.

  • Trusted to always deliver on our commitments.
  • Proven to always deliver the highest-possible quality.
  • Leaders who innovate to shape the future of our industry.

Material Handler - Temporary Evening Shift (3:30 pm to midnight) Position to June 30, 2021

As part of the Materials group, under general supervision, carry out semi-routine tasks in support of both the Materials Handling and Inventory Control functions. Generally works with clearly established procedures to perform duties.

Key Responsibilities

In Materials Handling, the focus is on the processing of material from the time it arrives in receiving until it is consumed in manufacturing. Tasks may include:

  • Processing material at count areas;
  • Delivery of material to stock rooms, including verification and maintaining First-in-first-out policy;
  • Perform variety of kitting and order picking functions;
  • Maintaining policies and procedures up to date, training others as required;
  • Recommend process improvements;
  • Perform Cycle Count activities.

In Inventory Control, the focus is on maintenance of inventory accuracy, performing inventory counts and investigations, analyzing and resolving shortages, ensuring all transactions and documentation are completed in an accurate and timely fashion. This role is also responsible for the accurate and secure storage of finished goods. Tasks may include, but not limited as follows:

  • Picking kits and delivering raw and semi-finished materials to production floor;
  • Putting stock away in the warehouse;
  • Preparing all related documents in strict accordance with current corporate procedures;
  • Cycle count inventory;
  • Resolving discrepancies, and recommending changes to processes to reduce future discrepancies;
  • Maintenance of warehouse environment.


  • Material kitting and stockroom experience
  • Good computer skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to manage priorities
  • Accuracy and quality of work
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Good working knowledge of English
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (minimum 30 pounds)


  • Generally requires some Secondary School education, and 1-3 years experience in a warehouse environment, or equivalent
  • 2+ years of SAP


This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).