Located at 3099 Barrington Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3K 5M7, and 35 Micmac Boulevard, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3A 4Y8, Irving Shipbuilding is proud to be Canada's National Shipbuilder. Over the next 30 years, our shipbuilders will construct 20 modern patrol ships and surface combatants for the Royal Canadian Navy as part of the largest defence procurement project in Canadian history.
We have built more than 80% of Canada's current combatant fleet and continue to perform maintenance and modernization work on these vessels. We are committed to building the best ships, with the best workforce in the best facilities. By joining our team of more than 2,300 shipbuilders, you can enjoy a dynamic, diverse, and family-friendly career with a company dedicated to your success, learning, health, wellness, and safety.
At Irving Shipbuilding, we're making history - why not make it with us? Learn more about careers at Irving Shipbuilding: shipsforcanada.ca/opportunities .
Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is seeking a Production Controller.
This is a permanent full-time role based in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. The primary language of work is English. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women (applying for non-traditional positions), persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the 2SLGBTQ community. ISI encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter/resume portion of your application. Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment where all employees feel supported and valued. ISI is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact [email protected] .
- Education: Recognized Diploma in technical discipline (Engineering, Engineering Technology/Technician or similar) or equivalent industry experience
- Experience: 2 years of Shipbuilding experience
- Ability to employ critical thinking to solve complex problems and develop sustainable solutions
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to manage conflicts in a fast-paced environment
- Strong time management skills
All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
- Each Production Controller is assigned a group of Supervisors that they are responsible to provide work to support their crew and drive the schedule
- Issue Job Packages to Production by accepting within AVEVA and submitting the Print request to Document Control
- Order the material to support the Job Packages in Production working directly with the warehouse to meet scheduled material delivery dates; including, managing, splitting, and modifying material lists (DRL's) to ensure Production is only receiving what they can install
- Create Plan of the Weeks for Supervisor to ensure they have the right work at the right time
- Working directly with Area Managers and the Supervisors
- Verify material availability and escalate with Supply Chain on priority material requirements
- Perform initial review of replacement material requests (RMR's) to ensure the information is valid and no other stock holdings or alternate parts exist before Supply Chain purchases new
- Manage suspended job packages to ensure work is continued when issues are resolved
- Daily Production shopfloor walks to monitor work progression, material consumption, and upcoming available scope
- Process deferred work between major stages of construction by pulling material & job package information, and holding the unit handover meeting
- Participate in pre-build and after-build reviews
- Ensure subcontractor job pack closures adhere to schedule and close within AVEVA
- Participate in cross functional meetings with Production, Planning, Engineering, Subcontractors, Supply Chain, and the customer
What We Offer:
Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:
- A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan
- Employee & Family Assistance Programs
- RRSP matching program
- Health & Wellness reimbursements
- Opportunities to take part in job related training and development
- Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Shipbuilding and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies
- Relocation costs (if applicable)
Please be advised that some positions within our business have been designated as 'Safety Sensitive' where the employee holding the position has a heightened responsibility for his/her own safety or the safety of others due to the nature of the job. If this is the case, you will be informed in the interview process.
For further details, please contact Talent Acquisition at [email protected] .
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.
All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.