Material Handler in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is a temporary position until December 31, 2019 with the possibility of extension. 

This position is on the 2nd shift (Monday to Friday, 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 midnight).



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.


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, but not limited to, the following:

- Processing material at count areas;

- Delivery of material to stockrooms, including verification and maintaining first-in-first-out policy;

- Perform variety fo 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 to, the following:

- Picking kits and delivering raw and semi-finished materials to the 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 of experience in a warehouse environment, or equivalent.

- 2+ years of SAP

This position may require exposure to information that 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).

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact HR and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.