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Inventory Specialist, Materials


Sparwood, BC, CA

Closing Date: June 16, 2021  


Reporting to the Inventory Supervisor, the Inventory Specialist, Materials is responsible for the analysis and optimization of Teck Coal’s inventory on a Business Unit or Corporate basis.


To be successful, we are looking for someone with excellent communication and interpersonal skills; someone with strong planning and organization abilities who can analyze results and respond effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.


Join us in the breathtaking Elk Valley of British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips. Whether it's biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone! Working a compressed workweek with alternating Fridays off, come experience what work life balance is all about!



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Supervise and analyze inventory within the Material Replenishment Planning database using effective inventory management techniques including stocking strategies, service level reviews, inventory classifications
  • Work closely within Procurement and Operations teams to determine minimum and maximum levels and company Classification Standards
  • Complete reviews focusing on maintaining appropriate safety stock coverage which complements effective Maintenance planning
  • Contribute to appropriate inventory optimization
  • Provide statistical analysis of inventory encompassing inventory turns, excess and obsolescence reviews, inventory movement reviews, right sized inventory levels, value optimization, and analyzing flow of supply
  • Perform investigations into inventory discrepancies and concerns
  • Ensure adherence to any corporate strategy or policies, and standardize and promote best practices
  • Participate in tactical or strategic initiatives or objectives with respect to inventory
  • Participate in achieving customer service levels
  • Collect, track, report and achieve the Inventory Key Performance Indicators



  • Minimum five years of experience in an inventory or materials role, or Degree or Diploma in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management, or equivalent experience will also be considered
  • Excellent digital literacy including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Understanding of Material Requirements Planning, and familiarity with inventory planning


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. 


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.  


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. 


Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. 


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.

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