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Stores Agent

Ref. # S1191

Position(s) Available

1  (Full Time)

Based in



Maintenance & Engineering >



Other Details: Reporting to Manager, Purchasing & Stores

Level: As per the GAFAE Collective Agreement

* In accordance with the GAFAE Collective Agreement

Skills and Qualifications

Include, but not limited to, the following minimum skills and qualifications:

  • Possess a high school diploma; post-secondary diploma/degree an asset;
  • Minimum 1-year experience of warehouse shipping or receiving in a computerized inventory environment;
  • Must have experience with shipping, receiving and customs procedures within a parts department or materials environment;
  • Must be available to work 12 hour rotating shifts including days, overnights, weekends, and holidays to support the 24/7 operation;
  • Purchasing experience and/or aviation experience considered an asset;
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel and able to learn and operate a computerized inventory system;
  • Ability to perform physical labour related to duties (eg: heavy lifting, load/unload shipments, etc.);
  • Excellent attention to detail with a high level of accuracy;
  • Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written);
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills;
  • Self-motivated and able to complete multiple tasks with minimal supervision;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Must be able to work various shifts with ability to work overtime on short notice;
  • Able to be available for occasional northern travel, where work assignments can be up to 21 days;
  • Ability to obtain and retain a Canadian North Dangerous Goods qualified Shippers Certificate;
  • Ability to communicate in Inuktut a definite asset;
  • Ability to obtain and retain an Airport Restricted Area Identity Card in accordance with the Airport Restricted Area Access Clearance Program regulated by Transport Canada.

Duties and Responsibilities

Interested candidates should be able to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for receiving, shipping, warehousing, storing, dispersing and recording parts; equipment and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures;
  • Responsible for helping internal customers with needs such as picking and issuing aircraft parts, equipment and supplies;
  • Preparation and shipping of parts orders to our outlying airline bases;
  • Ensure that shipments and pickups are processed and expedited efficiently;
  • Warehouse and store parts and supplies, maintaining the Stores areas in an orderly condition;
  • Prepare shipments for ground transportation and arrange local pick-ups/drop-offs using courier or other approved methods;
  • Process orders and perform inventory, ensuring that related records are accurate and current;
  • Handling AOG requirements after hours and weekends, including creating purchase orders and arranging the logistics of the required aircraft parts;
  • Carrying out Dangerous Goods Shipping as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Is this the job for you?

Apply in writing with a cover letter and résumé to:

Canadian North Human Resources Department
Fax: 613-254-6280

Internal and External candidates will be interviewed simultaneously. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canadian North is committed to employment equity.

This advisory was posted on March 1, 2023.