Inventory Controller

Date:  May 26, 2023

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.


The Inventory Controller is responsible for all inventory systems maintenance and the appropriate inventory levels as well as storage facilities, updating, including new stock processing, location system maintenance and scheduling, stock movement analysis, catalogue development, contract reorder and month end reporting to support operations and maintenance. 
The Inventory Controller is also responsible for all prescribed requirements under OH&S Act and WHMIS for accurate floor plans, and inventories of designated substances.
Inventory Controller role may include other reasonable duties/task from time to time.


Safety and Sustainability Expectations

Maintain a safe working environment in the Supply Chain Department while adhering to the Goldcorp Inc. Environmental and Sustainability Policy, Global Supply Chain Policies Occupational Health & Safety Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and Porcupine Gold Mines Policies and procedures.
Lead Safety through the utilization FRM boards, Forwood app and completing monthly CCV in active warehouse’s. 


Essential Duties


  • Must ensure all new stock request forms are competed properly and have all appropriate approvals using conveyor.
  • Responsible for updating Physical Inventory Data Entry for month end.
  • Responsible for the addition of new stock items into the computer database in a timely manner complete with all available references and related data.
  • Must review all new stock items on their first delivery with the warehouse operator to minimize duplication of stock, add any new cross reference numbers, and update descriptions as required.
  • Responsible for continuous data maintenance of the materials management catalogue as it pertains to the descriptions, keywords, cross references and equipment reference
  • Controls inventory levels by reviewing, analyzing, reporting and directing corrective action based on historical data. Special emphasis is given to items which continually stock-out
  • Develop an inventory management strategy with the aim of controlling costs within budgetary limits, generating savings and rationalizing our inventory.
  • Responsible for the generation and maintenance of floor plans and accurate inventory levels of designated substances required under OH&S Act and WHMIS
  • Responsible to assist in the design and set up of new inventory areas
  • Required to provide computer training to new warehouse personnel 
  • Required to provide computer training / assistance to all end users as it pertains to warehousing functions
  • Responsible for generating all inventory counts to ensure every inventory items are counted at least twice annually.  
  • To ensure all inventory counts are being completed on a weekly / monthly basis and entered into month end report.
  • Generate a monthly report for the top fifty cost items to be sent to the Administration Manager to be review with senior management.

Training & Experience

  • Business Administration degree or diploma from a college or university or PMAC Diploma or related experience and course.  
  • Working knowledge of Legislation requirements under the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Current Tax Ruling.
  • 3 - 5 years of progressive experience in inventory control, procurement and warehousing function preferably in a mining or manufacturing environment.  Experience with computerized systems and PC's a must.  
  • Minimum 3 years experience in team effectiveness.
  • Must be able to interact well with customers and vendors
  • With minimal supervision must be able to organize work, prioritize and execute.
  • Must have advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word
  • SAP experience is a must

Working Conditions

This is a site based position located in Timmins, ON.
The schedule is 4 days on 3 days off

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required or recommended for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries.  If you are offered this position and the position entails international travel, you will need to comply with these requirements.  Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law.  Newmont may update its vaccination requirements, at any time, in its sole discretion.

As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.