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Material Data Control Coordinator

Job Code: 4975
Division: Aerospace
Title: Material Data Control Coordinator
Position Status: Full Time
City: Halifax
State/Province: Nova Scotia


Position Overview:

  • The Material Data Control Coordinator is responsible for performing critical data management functions to ensure the accuracy/reliability and integrity of the JD Edwards database.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Ensure the input of accurate data into the JDE computer system iaw SPPs, ADs, QSPs, Work Instructions and approved technical documents.
  • Support efforts, including but not limited to performing audits and other forms of analysis of the inventory database.
  • Monitor and interpret aerospace material specifications, drawings and other approved technical documents to ensure our Material database is current, and that new Item Master and Item Branch entries are built iaw approved technical documents.
  • Correct &/or update the database to maintain current, accurate and consistent records.
  • Categorize parts for inventory monitoring purposes.
  • Modify and maintain Item Masters and Item Branch shelf life, Controlled Goods, and MSDS requirements/data.
  • Work effectively and efficiently with Planners, Buyers, Material Coordinators, Engineers, Asset Managers etc. to build and maintain Item Master, Item Branches, and Cross References iaw SPPs, and approved technical documents.
  • Ensure new Item Branches are built in the correct Branch Plant based on contractual and schedule requirements.
  • Complete inventory transactions, including but not limited to purchase order reversal transactions, reversing issues, transferring inventory.
  • Generate and action reports, including but not limited to the Referral Report, Shortage Reports, and Material Reports.
  • Minimize Material shortages to ensure production schedule is not negatively impacted.
  • Update Work Order Line Types upon building new Item Branches for work order requirements.
  • Take a proactive approach to identify and resolve inventory control issues before they occur.
  • Assist in the development and analysis of Material performance metrics
  • Read, understand, comply with, and suggest improvements for all inventory-related company procedures and directives.
  • Recommend and implement ways to reduce inventory holdings.
  • Actively participate to identify areas of opportunity, as well as barriers for effective performance.
  • Report discrepancies in information to mitigate or minimize disruptions in the supply chain and ensure airworthiness is maintained.
  • Participate in departmental and interdepartmental meetings as required.
  • Remain current on common user application software in support of aircraft supply.
  • Provide oral and written reports and correspondence as required, internal and external.
  • Carry out special assignments as required.


Education and Professional Qualifications:

  • Minimum High School completion, with suitable work experience in the aerospace industry preferred, but not required. Otherwise, preference will be given to those candidates who possess a college diploma, although this is not a requirement.


Position Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 – 5 years of experience in the aerospace supply/logistics or Production Planning field, although this is not a requirement.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Strong skills in MS Office Suite of applications particularly Excel & Access
  • Experience with ERP systems (e.g. JD Edwards, SAP, PeopleSoft etc).
  • Familiarity with CFTOs, Navairs, PDMPlus Web, IHS Standards Expert, and ASSIST an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to meet objectives working with colleagues.
  • Familiarity with the Aerospace industry inventory/logistics environment and its major challenges is an asset
  • Familiarity with the ISO 9000 quality environments is an asset.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills are required.
  • Review and become familiar with Annex C of the Maintenance Process Manual.
  • Incumbents must be able to pass and maintain Public Works Government Services Canada (PWGSC) and Transport Canada security clearances.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies.Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 8S activities in your area.
  • All successful applicants must be eligible to meet requirements for the U.S. International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR), Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and Canadian government security clearance.


Qualified applicants are invited to apply on-line at www.impgroup.com.

Internal applicants please use source code: I am an IMP employee. 

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels.  We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume.

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