Raw materials coordinator


LAVO, a division of KIK Household Products, is a North American company with over 4,000 employees across our various sites.
In Quebec, we have 2 plants: LAVO's main plant and head office in Montreal East, and Qualipak, a bottle-blowing plant in Laval. Here, we develop, manufacture and distribute products that are well known to Quebecers, such as La Parisienne, Hertel, Arctic Power, Spring Time, Comet and Old Dutch, not to mention numerous collaborations and production of private labels for our Canadian retailers.
LAVO is also a motivated R&D, marketing, sales, human resources, finance and operations team of professionals with a passion for their field.

For our LAVO division in Montreal, we are looking for a..:

Raw materials coordinator

Reporting to the Planning and Purchasing Manager, the person in this position will ensure that the raw materials requested by the production schedule are available when required. He/she will also ensure that the raw materials inventory is as accurate as possible, and make adjustments accordingly. She will work closely with the Planning Manager, Receiving/Shipping, Production Supervisors and forklift operators.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Analyze inventory in conjunction with production needs to ensure that the required raw materials are available.
  • Perform inventory transfers of required raw materials.
  • Coordinate transport for certain raw materials.
  • Check raw material receipts.
  • Keep inventory up to date. Count and adjust if necessary.
  • Analyze MRP messages and anticipate or postpone orders if necessary.
  • Plan and manage the annual inventory.
  • Make appointments with raw materials suppliers and produce a delivery schedule.
  • Manage raw material storage trailers to maximize space.
  • Coordinate sample requests for the Marketing Department.
  • Validate storage invoices.
  • Monitor the process of non-conforming raw materials with Purchasing and QA.
  • Make month-end adjustments (Bulk, batch, warehouse).
  • Answer Finance's questions about inventories.
  • Any other related tasks.

Qualifications/ Certifications :

  • DEC in operations management or logistics or experience in planning, warehousing management, raw materials purchasing or other relevant experience.
  • Experience of working with the JDE ERP system would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft suite.
  • Functional bilingualism.


  • Organized, rigorous, detail-oriented
  • Focus on internal customers
  • Team player
  • We're looking for someone who's flexible and knows how to prioritize.

Requirements - Physical :

  • Must be able to move around the factory.

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