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Material Handler (Calgary, Alberta)

The Material Handler will be an integral part of the Operations team and will be responsible for maintaining material flow in coordination with production schedules. You will be key in ensuring our production lines are continuously running with minimal downtime. This position will report directly to the Inventory Control Coordinator. If you are a team player, have a positive attitude, and go above and beyond, we want you to join our team.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must accomplish the following position objectives:

  • Reduce critical equipment downtime by ensuring material preparation and readiness
  • Receive, inspect, and put away inbound materials, noting discrepancies in regards to quantity, part numbers, and noting damage and sharing information where applicable.
  • Facilitate movement of material between production floor and stock room to ensure builds are completed as per production schedule
  • Maintain accurate inventory via cycle count process

Blackline Safety offers:

  • An exciting high-growth environment.
  • Supportive, challenging, and collaborative work.
  • Competitive salary and vacation.
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits.
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions.
  • Employee Education Assistance Program
  • Active Community investment through our ESG program
  • Patent Program for employee innovation


  • Pick material kits and deliver to production floor
  • Return materials from completed jobs back to warehouse inventory locations
  • Receive, inspect, and put away inbound materials. Work with Procurement team to rectify discrepancies
  • Ensure proper inventory levels are kept on production floor
  • Replenish Kanban bins for production lines, including assembly, through hole, and potting
  • Work with Supply Chain team to identify upcoming shortages of Kanban/consumable items (packaging, hardware, etc.)
  • Perform cycle counts as per ABC classification
  • Identify and implement proper bin sizing for inventory items
  • Ensure accuracy of part usage and dropout by continually updating, investigating discrepancies, and correcting errors.
  • Perform Inventory analysis and recommend targets for reduction efforts and inventory turn optimization.
  • Assist in development of standards, policies and work instructions for inventory

What We're Looking For

  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment, with knowledge of all areas of operations (including inventory, production, and distribution)
  • Proficient with MS Office and ERP systems (Blackline is currently using NetSuite)
  • Experience operating in a material handling role in a Lean Manufacturing environment is an asset

About Blackline Safety

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!

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