Inventory Clerk

Administration & Executive Assistance
Burnaby , British Columbia, Canada
Posted on February 23, 2023

Well-rounded operational role with a reputable, well-established BC-based company that has a loyal customer base across Canada and a 40+ year history. Reporting into the Manager of Inventory and also supporting the Manager of Purchasing. Diverse responsibilities. Excellent role for someone who wants to steadily grow their career over the years!

Who- the Company:
Our Client was established decades ago and is well-diversified in that they sell both B2B (business to business) and B2C (business to consumer), with happy customers across Canada including selling to many large companies that will be familiar to most candidates. The Company manufactures a high-quality consumer product. In the last couple years the organization has undertaken a major rejuvenation of the corporate culture which is ongoing. The Company has a supportive and fast-paced work environment, with a focus on their core values and giving back to the community.

What- the Role:
On behalf of our Client, SWIM is recruiting for a new Inventory Clerk who will work on the overall Operations team and support both the Manager of Inventory and the Manager of Purchasing. This is a newly created position due to increasing work volume and business needs.

Responsibilities in this role are diverse and will include processing and tracking inventory counts, forecasting inventory needs, tracking and recommending new stock ordering, managing inventory transfers, and conducting inventory reconciliations according to inventory schedules with tight deadlines. To a lesser extent the Inventory Clerk will also be  reviewing freight & brokerage expenses, liaising internally with the sales team and the service team, advising on product labelling requirements, following-up on purchase orders, etc.

This is a great role for someone who wants to see steady growth over the years with a reputable Canadian organization!  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate:
We’re seeking up & coming professionals who are reliable, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and eager to produce good quality work. Qualified candidates will have at least 1 year of relevant work experience in inventory. Some work experience in purchasing is preferred, but not required.  Good computer systems skills are important (the Clerk will use Microsoft Office as well as an ERP for inventory tracking).  Qualified candidates will have great communication skills (verbal and written) and a collaborative approach to work.
Please note this company has ongoing Covid safety precautions at the office and a Covid vaccination policy (2 shots).

How Much:
Base salary commensurate with level of education and relevant work experience- please discuss further with SWIM.

Total compensation package includes:

  • health & dental benefits
  • 3 weeks paid time off, plus paid sick days/personal days.
  • learning & development support

The Inventory Clerk will be based out of the Company’s corporate headquarters in Burnaby, BC. The office has a gym, showers, and bike lockers. Free employee parking.

When & How to Apply:
Swim Recruiting will be shortlisting candidates on behalf of our Client and presenting profiles to the hiring team for review. Please reach out to your Recruiter at SWIM at your earliest opportunity if you are interested and would like to discuss further. If you do not yet have a Recruitment Consultant at SWIM, please hit “APPLY NOW”. Only candidates who are considered qualified for the role will be contacted. Thank you!