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Material / Resource Forecasting Officer

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hydro One Networks Inc

42647 - Mississauga - Regular - Ongoing 


Hydro One is proud to be the largest electricity transmission and distribution provider in Ontario, serving nearly 1.4 million customers. We have a long history in the industry with our roots dating back over 110 years to 1906. Since then, we have worked to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers and communities across Ontario. Today, we’re focused on providing exceptional customer service and ensuring we are building safe communities where we live, work and play.

It’s an exciting time to join the team at Hydro One!



  • Schedule and assist warehouse with cycle counts and maintain strict monthly records
  • Maintain adequate storage space(scrapping process for space), create an efficient space utilization plan
  • Maintain and evaluate inventory records during inventory shut downs
  • Maintain and create procedures for locating and utilizing product inventory
  • Financial Management (split-valuated and non-valuated inventory) and create and maintain a reporting process with finance
  • Coordinate with vendors ETA’s and the warehouse receiving schedule
  • Prepare detailed material forecasts considering lead times, failure rates, business risk, budgetary costs, and work program requirements for AMIO related equipment, relays, and telecom spares
  • Set up and optimize mix/max levels of warehouse inventory and field stock for over 50 operations centres
  • Coordinate with Distribution Lines in setting up and overseeing field inventory counts, correct any SAP data issues found
  • Extract SAP Change Management notifications and summarize by MM code and CMO code type
  • Compare and update forecasting failure rate assumptions with data obtained from Change Mgmt notifications
  • Maintain Quality Management System documents as related to inventory management
  • Arrange and maintain Return Material Authorizations for defective equipment back to respective Vendors
  • Administer and continuously improve efficiencies of the equipment field return, RMA, and scrapping processes


Selection Criteria

  • Requires a knowledge of project management, engineering and accounting principles to perform cost analysis and cost control operations related to the preparation of estimates, forecasting and supply demand reports.
  • Requires a knowledge of computer technology for the compilation of reports and retrieval and extraction of data.
  • Requires a good knowledge of English to communicate effectively with others to prepare presentations and technical reports. This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the completion of Grade XII plus 4 years' further concentrated study.
  • Requires experience in a procurement environment to understand contracting, construction and commissioning standards and processes.
  • Requires an understanding of estimating and scheduling practices and the use of relevant information system computer applications.
  • Requires experience with accounting practices, budgeting, cost calculation and inventory procedures and related to engineering estimating and equipment and materiel forecasting processes. A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.


At Hydro One we understand that the success and strength of our business rests with our people. When we develop their skills, we are investing in both their success and ours. To secure the best talent, we seek to create a workforce that reflects the diverse populations of the communities where we live and work and to create a culture based on safety, innovation and inclusiveness.


We are honoured to be recognized by Forbes in its list of Canada’s Best Employers for 2020.


Thank you for considering a career with Hydro One, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. If you are having difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email careers@hydroone.com. Hydro One will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.


Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.


Deadline: April 20 2021



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