Material Handling Technician


About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Technical
  • Location: Calgary

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

About this role: Material Handling Technician

We are currently hiring a Material Handling Technician to safe handling of materials such as lab samples and products and effective management of inventory, ensuring accuracy and tracking data is processed in a timely manner. This is a 12-month contract, full-time position located in Calgary, Alberta.


  • Safe handling of materials such as lab samples and products
  • Effective management of inventory, ensuring accuracy and tracking data is processed in a timely manner.
  • Receipt of all incoming material, application of barcodes and communication to applicable individuals.
  • Organization and disposal of expired or no longer needed materials
  • Maintaining and updating databases (LIMS, Barcode)
  • Processing transportation (TDG) requests.
  • Ordering and maintaining minimum levels of supplies including lab coats, compressed gases and other lab and office supplies.
  • Coordinating the day-to-day activities between the two Innovation sites (CAR and CPA).
  • Providing input into the development of safe standard operating procedures and providing updates and improvements to existing processes.
  • Moving materials within a warehouse environment with the use of a forklift, manual or power pallet jack.
  • Regular interaction with customers and shipping companies/couriers
  • Safe packaging of materials for shipping purposes
  • Filling out customs compliance documentation for cross border shipments



  • Legally able to work in Canada and travel abroad.
  • 4 to 6 years direct materials handling experience.
  • Strong safety culture and experience with reading and writing procedures.
  • Forklift certification.
  • TDG certification.
  • Direct shipping / receiving experience.
  • Warehouse and inventory management experience.
  • Computerized inventory management and tracking systems experience.
  • Good attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong customer interaction skills.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with customs compliance processes is an asset.


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Leonardo Lopes
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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