RECENT OR POTENTIAL GRADS: Supply Chain Lead-New Vessel Project (Term)

  • Location: North Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: September 20, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Supply Chain Lead – New Vessel Project

At Marine Atlantic, we do so much more than get people from point A to point B.
Whether it’s reunions, long-awaited trips home, or the start of a new adventure, we
bring people together. We couldn’t bring people together every day without our
own dedicated employees. Our employees embody our core values; they are
diverse, safety-oriented team-players who exhibit integrity and commitment, and
always strive for excellence. Their understanding and commitment to our values
make our employees an invaluable part of our organization.

Marine Atlantic is currently looking for a Supply Chain Lead to work with our
Project Management Office, located in North Sydney, NS. This is an 18 month term

Reporting to the Project Business Sponsor, the Supply Chain Lead will work within
Marine Atlantic’s Project Management Office and will be dedicated to the New
Vessel Project. This position will be responsible for the Supply Chain functions
related to the major capital project which will include supply chain adherence,
procurement of goods and services, maintaining procurement schedules, logistics,
expediting and reporting.

Additional Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Acts as a project liaison to ensure that all procurement and logistics
activities align with Marine Atlantic’s policies
• Creates and maintains a project Procurement Plan; establishing
methods for managing MAI furnished equipment and associated
material logistics
• Completes and maintains all necessary documentation when necessary,
to support new vessel procurement (tracking of material requisitions, and
purchase orders, etc.)
• Accountable for collecting and providing documentation as provided by
vendor that new vessel purchased equipment and material is stored in
alignment with storage and maintenance specifications
• Works in combination with Project Team, Charter, Shipyard, and vendors
to ensure on-time delivery of goods and the maintenance of care, custody,
and control of MAI furnished equipment
• Works with project safety lead in obtaining/compiling MAI procured
furnished equipment safety specifications, material SDS sheets, as
• Works with the Supply Chain team to utilize existing contracts or
participate in Contracting strategies for fleet standardization for long term
• Coordinates and attend regular check-point meetings with MAI equipment
owners to align on product specifications, quantities, and substitutions
• Coordinates and attend regular meetings with New Vessel Project
Management Team to report on procurement issues, order status, delivery
status, receipt status, and project procurement timeline actuals versus
• Participate in the project’s risk management process
• Act as the project liaison for equipment-related damaged or warranty
claims during the project lifecycle
• Maintains working relationships with MAI’s Supply Chain Team to ensure
department continuity with the Vessel Project
• Work diligently, to promote a physically and psychologically safe working
environment, that is diverse, accessible, inclusive and equitable.
• Assists in the accomplishment of company objectives by performing other
related duties as required, including working outside of standard work
hours to support a multi-time zone and international project

What qualifications do I need to be considered for this opportunity?
Education and Experience
Bachelor Degree, preferably in Business Administration or Supply Chain
Management from a recognized educational institution
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management
A combination of equivalent education, job-related training, and work
experience in a related position.

Additional Qualifications
• Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP), Certified Professional in
Supply Management (CPSM) or equivalent
• Advanced use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
• Superior organizational skills and time management skills with a
demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and multi-task
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with all levels of
• Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently.
• Demonstrated problem solving techniques and background
• Detailed orientated
• Knowledge of health and safety regulations, transportation principles and
methods, and material handling
• Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Management System, preferably SAP
or JDE
• Flexibility in occasionally working outside traditional hours to attend multitime zone meetings

Asset Qualifications
• Supply Chain Capital Project experience
• Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) and Tool Crib management
and supporting technologies (i.e VMI’s)
• Marine operating systems and parts product knowledge
• Financial management skills
Salary: $74,552.57 – $93,190.71

Why work for the Marine Atlantic team?
As part of the Marine Atlantic team, you will participate in a variety of ongoing
training programs and development opportunities to navigate your career and chart
your course for success. We provide a positive and inclusive work culture that is
dedicated to creating an environment which promotes diversity, employee growth,
career development, and job satisfaction. Some benefits of working with Marine
Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit pension plan, comprehensive
health benefit packages, and professional development opportunities. Come
experience the pride of working with an organization with newly constructed and
revitalized infrastructure that has positioned itself for the future.

How do I become a part of the team?
If you meet the listed qualifications, are interested in this opportunity and
exemplify our core values, please apply online before 4 pm (Atlantic Time)
on 20 September 2022.

All applicants must apply online:

Marine Atlantic recognizes the importance of vaccination to reduce the risk
of spreading COVID-19 while continuing to provide an essential service to
the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. All employees are required to
follow Marine Atlantic Covid-19 protocols. As mandated by the Government
of Canada, all employees, including new hires, are required to be fully
vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is
requested and authorized based on one of the prohibited grounds of
discrimination as defined by the Canadian Human Rights Act. As part of the
recruitment process, proof of vaccination for COVID-19 will be required or
the necessary documentation to provide an approved accommodation.

Additional Information
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 on the
basis of 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