Material Coordinator

National Research Council Canada - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s largest research and technology organization.

We are looking for a Material Coordinator to support our Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Section in Human Health Therapeutics (HHT) Research Center. The candidate would be someone who shares our core values of integryty, excellence, respect and creativity.

You will plan, estimate, provision and source materials to support the projects within the GMP Biologics section. You will need to interpret and understand project information to compile accurate Bills of Material and ensure that material management is done in conformity with standards and regulations of GMP.

A few of your daily challenges are :
Procure the material needed for GMP productions based on the bill of material and the production workflow and planning. This will enable the GMP manufacturing section to produce the required products.
Receive and distribute materials conform to GMP regulations. To ensure that production teams have an adequate timely supply of material and that is well controlled.
Be responsible for warehouse in the GMP facility in support to your supervisor: ensure the chain of custody of material within the GMP facility in such a way that it is known where the material is or what it was used for and that it is stored under the appropriate conditions.
Be responsible for all shipment of materials such as samples and bulk product.
Ensure that storage facilities (warehouse) are conform to the process, regulations and GMP requirements.
May train other employees as back-up.

You will be part of a diverse and dynamic team and will work with us to take on exciting challenges that will change the industrial materials of tomorrow.

As a member of our team, you will enjoy a wide range of benefits that include comprehensive medical and dental insurance, pension and insurance plans, as well as vacation and other benefits.

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:


College degree in Logistics, Supply Management or related discipline.

For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency


Significant experience in coordinating and delivering according to a project plan that considers internal and external capabilities and capacities
Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices or within another highly regulated industry.
Condition of Employment

Reliability Status

Language requirements

Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB

Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests

Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

Knowledge on typical material requirements for a process to produce biologicals
Knowledge of Biomanufacturing: the production of biologics with cell culture, the subsequent purification and the formulation and filling.
Knowledge of inventory control and logistics
Knowledge on safe handling and storage of materials.
Behavioural Competencies
Research Technician/Technologist - Client focus (Level 2)
Research Technician/Technologist - Communication (Level 2)
Research Technician/Technologist - Initiative (Level 2)
Research Technician/Technologist - Results orientation (Level 2)
Research Technician/Technologist - Teamwork (Level 2)
Competency Profile(s)

For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): Research Technician/Technologist


Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.

Salary Range

From $57,581 to $78,857 per annum.

In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.


Part of daily activities requires certain physical strength and may include lifting, moving and carrying heavy loads, climbing, stretching, crouching, working in a noisy environment and being exposed to odours.
Overtime may be required from time to time.
A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
This position is being advertised internally and externally simultaneously, however first consideration will be given to internal NRC applicants.
NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (10373) to:


Telephone: 613-949-7685

Closing Date: 10 August 2020 - 23:59 Eastern Time