Canon USA & Affiliates Material Controller 3 in Newport News, Virginia


Performs shipping, receiving and/or distribution responsibilities ensuring that inventory is at adequate levels and shipped/transported to the designated area in order to meet daily production and delivery requirements.


  • Performs inventory checks to determine adequacy of supply.

  • Meets production schedule and/or customer order and moves/picks orders accordingly. Communicates with other members regarding work / material flow.

  • Performs extra rework/sort operations to support other Manufacturing Departments.

  • Places rejected or damaged items in return to vendor area for disposition.

  • Knows and complies with ISO-9002/14001 requirements for designated work area.

  • Ensures that work area is clean and orderly and follows 6-S policy.

  • Monitors inbound shipments to ensure compliance with Customs, FTZ, and/or customer requirements.

  • Offloads pallets and/or boxes of materials from truck/carrier container using forklift or related material handling equipment to ensure it is damage-free.

  • Verifies all inbound materials to ensure accurate accountability. Compares information on Bill of Lading, DPS slips, packing lists, and purchase order information and/or bar code to verify accuracy of received materials.

  • Properly labels inbound shipments using receipt traveler label.

  • Performs timely and accurate sub-inventory transfers when needed.

  • Checks physical inventory quantity against Oracle quantity. Verifies part/product integrity and quantities to ensure proper availability of parts/products. Manually moves/removes pallets of parts, material, or product to continue parts supply to appropriate customer/department.

  • Monitors and responds to Material Ready Alarms in various locations throughout the plant.

  • Performs timely and accurate stocking of parts/materials/products with regard to proper store or system location.

  • Delivers pre-set material quantities in support of production requirements and/or to fulfill customer orders via established delivery mode (bin, rack, tow cart train, pallet jack, Forklift).

  • May performs start-up and/or shut-down of Robotic Delivery System (RDS) carts.

  • Enables/disables cart dispatches in a timely manner. Inputs dispatch schedules for daily line operations on all lines to ensure that parts delivery will be initiated by cart management system (CMS) at the appropriate times.

  • Makes minor adjustments (e.g., misaligned Automated Guided Cart, wrong location, etc.) to resume smooth and accurate RDS operation.

  • Loads/unloads RDSs and enters send-to location on RDS touch screen.

  • May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects


  • High school diploma or GED with three months of receiving, distribution, shipping or related manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Must be able to read and follow work standards and complete check sheets, forms and logs.

  • Forklift certification or ability to obtain certification required.

  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures. Ability to use and operate basic computer programs.

  • May have to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.

Requisition ID 20029

Category Supply Chain/Logistics

Position Type Full-Time