Parts Coordinator

2 weeks ago
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Mission for this Position


At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations and we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company. 

We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else.


We are currently looking for our next great employee. Baffinland has an opening for a Parts Coordinator to organize and manage the incoming parts for planned work schedule.


Please note: This is a permanent position requiring a 2 week Fly-in, Fly-out rotation.  

Main Accountabilities

  • Performing all tasks safely with capability of performing and following all procedures and policies set out by the employer
  • Identification, monitoring, storage, organizing, staging, tracking and distribution of all parts used for maintenance purposes.
  • Performing inventory counts and restocking of all parts, hydrocarbons, inventory and consumables as required.
  • Promoting Preventative maintenance and good housekeeping practices with strong organizational and computer skills with strong emphasis on SAP and Microsoft office.
  • Strong focus on housekeeping in the field, in the shop and any other work areas. Cleaning work areas and equipment as required.
  • Extensive experience organizing parts used for the maintenance of Cat 6030 face shovels, MD6290 drills, 777G trucks, 14H/14M/16H/16M Motorgraders, D6/D9T/D10T TT tractors, 390D/320D/345D Excavators, 992K/988H/950/930 Wheel loaders, 740B Articulated trucks, Skidsteers, Telehandlers as well as Sandvik DX800 drills, Terex/Grove Cranes and Western Star 6900XD Tractors with B-Train trailers and any other equipment parts.
  • Actively participates in continuous improvement and reliability initiatives and programs. Must be a leader amongst tradespeople to set the example of proper housekeeping and parts organization.
  • Work with procurement team to organize, order, receive and initiate inventory requests for all parts required.
  • Trained and competent in the safe use of boom trucks, cranes, fork lifts, telehandlers and skidsteers
  • Performs high quality work at all times with strong attention to detail.

Main Qualifications

  • Certification in a related maintenance trade with experience with parts management and organization in a remote arctic environment.
  • Proven track record in safe work practices and quality workmanship
  • Ability to work alone and unsupervised in remote areas
  • Focused, energetic and organized with superior attention to detail and a sense of urgency  
  • Excellent organization, inventory management and parts kitting skills
  • Motivated and hard working with a professional attitude
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and to interpret technical manuals, parts books and to identify parts specifications
  • Language: Speak English, Read English, Write English (Inuktitut would be an asset).
  • Motivated to work under harsh Arctic temperatures
  • Previous mining experience is an asset.  


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