Materials Control Supervisor – Procurement Department

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  • Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta

  • Business Area: Procurement

  • Schedule: Full Time

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you’ll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas.  You’ll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions.  Our eight manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy.



Job Summary:

Reports to the Manager, Procurement & Materials Control.
CF Industries is currently seeking a Materials Control Supervisor to join our Procurement Department, located at our Medicine Hat Complex.
The Supervisor plays an essential role in leading the management of the warehouse; managing MRO inventory operations including stocking levels, providing security controls of materials held in inventory, overseeing shipping and receiving functions.
You will lead the Material Control staff supporting the Company’s strategic direction and assists to execute procurement and material control processes integrating with other relevant business functions while providing leadership in identifying and implementing best practices in all material control processes.

Job Description:

What you’ll do:

  • Manages the warehouse operation in accordance with CF Policies and Procedures; includes daily supervision of warehouse staff, establishing and adjusting work schedules, training staff, conduct monthly safety meetings, and establish work priorities

  • Assist with leading the material control function within Medicine Hat in pursuit of projects that improve productivity or reduce costs directly or through process improvements

  • Assist in the development of long-term and short-term plans that incorporates current and future technology, and future updates and enhancements.

  • Understand and leverage knowledge of the company’s and competitor’s products, industry trends, and superior business practices, and integrate same into material control operations in ways that achieve competitive advantage.

  • Responsible for warehouse housekeeping including the interior and exterior of the building(s) and outside yard area(s)

  • Ability to safely operate a forklift in and around warehouse including loading and unloading of vehicles, storage and picking of material from shelving and other warehouse areas

  • Assist with the creation of a highly collaborative material control culture by providing the appropriate level of support within the organization.

  • Support the annual and long-term goals; outlined in the company strategic and detail plans.

  • Support the “One Company” philosophy in all procurement and material control initiatives.

Required Skills

  • High School Diploma: Preference will be given to those who hold a college diploma or certification in Warehouse Materials Handling or Inventory Management.

  • Experience within the material control field in an industrial environment.

  • Knowledge of computer systems: Windows environment; fundamental working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel are required

  • Leadership: Demonstrated knowledge, skills, abilities, and attributes to perform successfully in the key areas of People Leadership, Results Leadership, Thought Leadership & Self Leadership.

  • Coaching and training: Ability to empower others through active listening, collaboration, training, education and technical advice.

  • Judgment and decision-making: An understanding of your own personal knowledge and limitations when considering long and short-term decisions and recommendations.

Total Rewards at CF

We offer competitive compensation with all employees eligible to receive a bonus and access to retirement plan(s).  In addition, we provide comprehensive health, dental, vision benefits and well-being programs and incentives to help meet your physical, financial, emotional and work-related goals. We also offer competitive vacation, flex time and our Scheduled Day Off Program (SDO)

How We Grow - We recruit those who are interested in a career with CF Industries and develop and promote people from within through our Talent Management System.  Our system also allows you to connect and network/mentor with other professionals in different departments and areas across our organization. This system guides how we hire, how we train, who we promote, how we reward, and more! 

  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.  


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