Marine Atlantic Incorporated Supply Chain and Inventory Projects – Summer Student

Marine Atlantic Incorporated Supply Chain and Inventory Projects


Marine Atlantic is a Crown corporation that provides ferry services on two routes. The first is a yearround, 96 nautical mile daily ferry service between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador and
North Sydney, Nova Scotia. The second, offered from mid-June until late September, is a 280 nautical
mile tri-weekly ferry service between Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador and North Sydney, Nova

The Supply Chain department supports all MAI’s service and materials requirements. It has two
warehouse facilities, one located in North Sydney, NS and the second located in Port Aux Basques, NL.
The warehouses support the material requirements, logistics, capital asset storage, repair, and
disposition activities along with long term storage needs for the organization. Inventories include vessel
spare parts, shore maintenance spare parts, chemicals, janitorial supplies, and a range of MRO supplies
that are stored on its vessels and shore warehouse facilities.

Over the past number of years, the Supply Chain department has gone through several organizational
changes to meet the shifting demands within the Corporation. There have been several consulting
reports completed identifying the future vision for the department. Within these reports are the
immediate tasks required to support the future vision, to align and standardize its inventory practices.
The requirement is to address these tasks in an efficient and effective manner to move the organization
forward while minimizing the daily impact on warehouse operations with the Corporation.

The objective of the project is multifaceted. Firstly, to provide MAI with opportunities to move the
required inventory tasks forward while minimizing the impact on departmental operations and the
organizations resources. Secondly, provide the Corporation access to the latest talent entering the job
market as they would be exposed to the newest technology and concepts. Students are eager to learn
and make immediate impressions while offering a great infusion of energy in a work environment. For
the current MAI workforce, it provides an opportunity to offer mentorship and guidance to those who
are beginning their job careers. Lastly, it provides business professionals in the education community
with valued insight into MAI. This insight would allow them to assist in completing project requirements
while potentially attracting professionals to the Corporation to meet future MAI recruiting needs.

Scope of Work
The project is composed of multiple areas of inventory in different locations within MAI’s Supply Chain
department. The immediate requirements are,
• Review MAI Supply Chain process maps and SOP’s. Work with BU and internal employees to
review documents, capture, and document changes, discuss with Management for final update
to central repository.
• Identify, label and update SAP non- valuated inventory to reflect accurate information captured
in SAP. Work with Warehouse Supervisor and Inventory Management to complete system
• Capture data on MAI disposition, update Inventory Disposition application and forward and
submit approved dispositions to MAI approved auction site – GC Surplus
• Analyze MAI’s inventory for consumable items to support align with Operations ERP system.
Work with BU to encourage and support ERP material master alignment and improved workflow

If you meet the listed qualifications, are interested in this opportunity, and exemplify our core values,
please send your resume, and cover letter to quoting Supply Chain
Management Department Student in the subject heading.

Marine Atlantic is a Federal Crown Corporation that provides a vital ferry service link between
Newfoundland and Labrador and mainland Canada.

At Marine Atlantic, we are dedicated to building and fostering an inclusive and diverse environment,
where all employees and customers feel welcomed, valued, and respected.

Marine Atlantic invites applications from all qualified candidates and hires based on merit. We are
committed to the principles of equitable employment for all and strongly encourage applications from
women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and 2SLGBTQIA+ community
members. If you are a member of one or more of these groups, please state to which
group(s) you identify in your cover letter, resume or application.

To receive this job poster in an alternative format or to discuss alternate ways of completing the online
application, please contact the Marine Atlantic Human Resources Department, in confidence, at

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the
recruitment process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, contact
the Marine Atlantic Human Resources Department, in confidence, at