Purchasing Assistant, Tool Control

Department Purchasing
Reports to Purchasing Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities None
Location Ottawa office

Sander Geophysics is currently seeking Purchasing Assistant, Tool Control to join the growing team.


  • Purchase, maintain and control aircraft tools, equipment and supplies;
  • Receive, sort, store and issue incoming tools and materials;
  • Maintain inventory lists and sufficient stock levels;
  • Track all calibrated tools and ensure they are maintained complying with the approved schedule;
  • Maintain sufficient stock levels and inventory lists;
  • Liaise with field crews to ensure they have the tools and equipment required;
  • Organize and implement a tool control program for Ottawa and field personnel;
  • Liaise with Aircraft Maintenance and Shipping departments;
  • Complete local pick-ups and deliveries of tools and materials;
  • Perform clerical duties, as required;
  • Understand, comply with, and promote all company safety precautions and policies, including reporting hazards and incidents encountered during daily operations;
  • Attend and complete training courses and/or company examinations, as required;
  • Maintain a high level of technical and operational knowledge through direct engagement with colleagues, supervisors, and through personal development;
  • Maintain project schedules and goals; and
  • Perform and complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous experience with tools and parts support an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience with computers;
  • Proficient with LibreOffice and/or Microsoft Office, Thunderbird and Firefox;
  • Familiarity with database entry software used to view, create, manipulate, print, and manage files in PDF format;
  • Familiarity with aviation paperwork, processes, and procedures an asset;
  • Knowledge of AMS and inventory tracking software an asset;
  • Ability to obtain a Transport Canada airside pass, TDG and forklift certificate;
  • Ability to lift and move heavy loads up to 50 lbs;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills;
  • Availability to work after-hours, as required;
  • Proven organizational skills;
  • Ability to follow instructions and multitask in a fast-paced environment;
  • Valid driver’s licence; and,
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada.


SGL is committed to promoting employee wellness and successful work-life balance. Employee benefits include (but are not limited to):

  • Comprehensive benefits coverage including health, dental, vision, and paramedical;
  • Life insurance;
  • Employee and family assistance program;
  • Paid vacation, personal leave, and medical leave;
  • On-site gym and fitness classes;
  • Social gatherings such as BBQs throughout the year; and
  • On-site parking.

Please submit resume to careers@sgl.com. Be sure to include the position title in the subject line of your email.

Sander Geophysics is an equal opportunity employer. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.