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Date:  May 22, 2024

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Nuclear

Position Title:  Manager, Materials

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We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


As part of an alliance agreement Aecon Nuclear has been awarded a contract with Ontario Power Generation to support the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP). Beginning in 2023 Aecon will support the validation phase design, procurement, early site preparation and site mobilization scope for the Construction of the Unit 1 Small Modular Reactor at the Darlington site.


The Sr. Materials Manager will report directly to the Procurement Manager, and will be responsible establishing best practices, procedures and implementation of a robust materials management system within Aecon Nuclear. Within this role, the Sr, Materials Manager will work in conjunction to deliver services via the site Materials Management teams across the Aecon Nuclear projects. 

The purpose of this position to close a gap within Aecon Nuclear to set a standard practice for Materials Management, and eliminate inconsistencies across the division, with the end goal to deliver a streamlined materials solution to our construction sites. 


•    Develop and establish a standardized Materials Management philosophy across the Darlington New Nuclear Project (DNNP).
•    Develop and roll out a Material and Inventory Control Program for tracking materials in accordance with our Quality Program.
•    Train and Onboard new Material Management Staff across the project.
•    Leverage existing technologies in place at Aecon for implementation into Aecon Nuclear, and work with our corporate Business Team to deliver solutions to our work face. 
•    Engage with the Process Improvement group to identify project challenges and deliver solutions within Materials Management. 
•    Interface with the Project Managers and Construction Mangers on project setup to establish the site materials management program, including warehouse, laydown, equipment and staff requirements. 
•    Interface with the home office estimating team to ensure projects include the required resources as part of project bids.
•    To prepare in collaboration with the Procurement Manager, the policies and strategies that will dictate project material management procedures.
•    To prepare in collaboration with the Construction Manager the material management plans within the overall construction strategies and schedules.
•    To interface with the Quality Control Director to ensure material control programs are aligned with the Quality Program.
•    To perform periodic internal departmental audits of the job site. 


•    10+ years of engineering and/or construction project experience, experience in materials management, and logistics an asset;
•    Strong interpersonal skills in communicating with a large team.
•    Strong skills in MS Excel required.
•    Knowledge of SharePoint and SAP applications an asset.
•    Strong working knowledge of the EPC process require.
•    Ability to identify, handle and store Construction Materials and consumables.
•    Familiarity with the Bruce Power and/or OPG catalogue ID requirements an asset.
•    Working knowledge of Nuclear Codes & Standards as they relate to procurement activities. These may include but not be limited to: ASME Section III, ASME NCA-4000, ASME NQA-1, CSA N285.0, & CSA N286-05, and CSA Z299 Series requirements.
•    Basic knowledge of other material or component codes and standards would be an asset. These may include but not be limited to: ASME Section II, ASTM, & CSA. 
•    Excellent planning, decision making, negotiation and time management skills are essential


•    Various work locations in both field and office.
•    Travel as necessary.
•    Work under pressure of tight timelines.
•    Work in a construction or warehouse environment.
•    Work in area with loud noises, and mobile equipment.
•    Requirement to wear PPE (Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, Steel Toe Boots and Vest) when required. 


•    Due to the nature of work conducted by Shoreline, mandated nuclear export controls requirements must be met for employment.    
•    Our background check process includes a full security check and clearance process as well as reference checks. The security clearance process includes a comprehensive list of previous residences, employment, education and other pertinent information.



Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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