Purchasing Assistant

This position reports to the Purchasing Manager.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Purchase aircraft parts and supplies;
  • Receive, sort and issue incoming parts and materials;
  • Perform inventory of Ottawa stores and field kits;
  • Maintain sufficient stock levels and inventory lists;
  • Maintain certification files and related documentation;
  • Produce reports from the Aircraft Management System(AMS);
  • Liaise with maintenance control and shipping department;
  • Local pick up and delivery of parts and materials;
  • Understand, comply with, and promote all company safety precautions and policies, including reporting hazards and incidents encountered during daily operations; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Purchasing Manager.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous experience with parts support in the aviation industry is an asset;
  • Knowledge of avionics is an asset;
  • Familiarity with aviation paperwork, processes, and procedures, an asset;
  • Demonstrated high proficiency in LibreOffice and/or MS Word;
  • Familiarity with database entry and Adobe Acrobat;
  • Knowledge of AMS and inventory tracking software, an asset;
  • Ability to obtain a Transport Canada restricted area pass, TDG and forklift certificate;
  • Valid Canadian driver’s licence;
  • Must be able up to lift 50 lbs;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (written and oral);
  • Ability to multitask, follow instructions and work with minimal supervision; and
  • Available to work after-hours occasionally as required.


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
  • Free parking

If you are interested or know a qualified person who would be interested, please forward their resume to careers@sgl.com. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email.

Sander Geophysics is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, contact Human Resources prior to your interview. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.