inventory clerk - 1 year contract, Edmonton

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randstad canada
job type
permanent
salary
$ 46,000 - $ 48,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
edmonton, alberta
sector
administrative support
job type
permanent
salary
$ 46,000 - $ 48,000 per year
reference number
2236955STFEN
contact
randstad canada
apply now

job description

Position Title: Inventory Clerk
Position Type: 1 year contract, full-time
Location: South Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: November 2020

Organization Summary:

Based in Edmonton, PRIMED is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of single-use medical products to customers worldwide. The company has its corporate head office in Edmonton, Alberta, international operations, three wholly-owned manufacturing facilities in China and a new manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Cambridge, Ontario. PRIMED is an ISO 13485:2016 registered company and recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies (2018, 2019, 2020) and Alberta’s Top 75 Employers.

Division Overview:

The Operational Excellence Division encompasses various departments including Operations (Supply Chain, Customer Service, Operations Planning), Information Technology, Strategic Sourcing, and provide guidance to international Operations. The Operations team is responsible for all aspects of supply chain and logistics operations including strategy, planning and execution for all Canadian sales while providing world class customer service.

Position Function:

The Inventory Clerk is responsible for ensuring a smooth inventory management and distribution operations within the company. This includes having accurate information within PRIMED’s various inventory systems and ensuring it is communicated to the various team members including Accounting and Sales. As a key member of PRIMED’s success, the role requires exceptional communication skills, team involvement, interpersonal skills and professionalism in order to perform day to day job tasks. The Inventory Clerk will play a critical role in meeting customer demands and delivering on PRIMED’s mission: to protect people from harmful substances and infectious diseases.

Working Relationships:

The Inventory Clerk reports directly to the Manager, Inventory and Distribution Operations and has close internal working relationships with Operations, Finance and all other PRIMED departments.

Outside of the organization, the Inventory Clerk is in direct contact with Warehouse Staff, Customers, Distributors, 3rd Party Logistics providers and Freight Companies. The main purpose of this contact is to obtain, explain and exchange information, problem solving and interpreting/resolving conflicts.

Responsibilities:

The following is a high-level description of the Inventory Clerk’s responsibilities and is not mean to be all-inclusive:

- Reviews packing lists with receiving paperwork to verify they match
- Advises the warehouse of any discrepancies made in the receiving paperwork
- Reviews vendor invoicing for accuracy and reports discrepancies to suppliers
- Receives inventory containers into the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
- Works with the Accounting department to resolve any issues that may arise regarding invoice and inventory receiving discrepancies that relate to Canadian operations activities
- Generates invoices for all items shipped Less than Truckload (LTL) or direct container and provides Customers and Distributors with electronic copies
- Files corresponding electronic communications in specified folders in Outlook/shared drive
- Processes POs and creating inventory releases in the Order Entry system for Quality Assurance (QA) samples
- Electronically submits inventory releases to appropriate 3rd Party Logistics warehouses for QA samples
- Assist with annual inventory counts at PRIMED warehouses and locations
- Logs incidents and Customer complaints in the Service Incident database and follows up with applicable departments to ensure resolution and closure
- Processing damage claims for LTL shipments
- Reviewing 3PL and carrier invoicing for accuracy and resolves discrepancies with the vendor
- Responds to inquiries regarding current in-stock items, pricing and sales history
- Supports the Manager as needed with inventory control, including transfers, new business incorporation, and old product rotation, and physical inventory counts
- Other duties as required.


Advantages
Hours of Work:

This position is based in South Edmonton and typical office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., however work outside of these hours may be required from time to time basis and be discussed in advance.

Why work with us?

Because here you have an opportunity to make a difference in the world. At PRIMED our mission is to protect people from harmful substances and infectious disease with our high-quality medical PPE. This single goal enables us to push boundaries and set new standards in world healthcare service and innovation.
Our teams are made of passionate, accomplished and creative people. Our culture is collective. We motivate each other. We trust each other.

We have fun. As a team member of PRIMED you are encouraged to challenge the status quo. If you are tenacious, resourceful and thrive in a fast-paced and supportive environment, you will fit right in.

Comprehensive Benefits programs include:

- Health Sending Account
- Mental Health Support
- Gaming & Activities Room
- Inclusive Culture
- 3 Weeks vacation
- Transparent Leadership Team
- Free Parking
- Pet Therapy Days

Clearly, PRIMED is one of YEG's Coolest offices!

Qualifications
Working Conditions:

Attention is shifted from one job task to another frequently during the day. Therefore, time and priority management abilities in addition to excellent communication skills are essential for this position. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are key success factors.

Examples of mental effort include:

•Completing reports and updating documents
•Revising Container purchase orders
•Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position
•Interruptions come from requests for assistance or new tasks as directed
•Concentration, computer skills, assembly skills, reading comprehension, personnel skills, etc.
•Communicating with Warehouse Staff, Customers, PRIMED Staff, Distributors, 3rd Party Logistics Providers and Freight Companies

Valid travel documents and the ability to travel to various jurisdictions legally is a requirement of the position.

Examples of physical effort include:

•Working in a seated position at a desk, more than 6-7 hours per day
•On occasion, lifting a box or other objects up to 40 lbs, as required
•Occasional product pick-ups and/or delivery to Customers or staff, as required.

The ability to use computers and equipment effectively and accurately in a timely manner is required.

Qualifications:

Given the critical role this individual will be expected to play in delivering on PRIMED’s mission, it is essential that the successful candidate possess the following core competencies, experience and attributes:

- University or College diploma/degree or equivalent experience
- Canada Customs or supply chain management training would be considered an asset
- Working knowledge of accounting software such as Sage 300 would be considered an asset
- Previous related working experience, preferably in a supply chain environment
- Intermediate to advanced computer proficiency in a Windows based environment using Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
- Ability to create and modify documents and complex spreadsheets
- Ability to read, understand and interpret such things as reports, shipping documents, and procedures and manuals
- Ability to write reports, procedures, correspondence, and insurance claim forms
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy are key requirements
- Organized, with excellent time management skills.

Other Assets:

- Ability to write reports, procedures, correspondence, and insurance claim forms
- Working knowledge of accounting software such as Sage 300 would be considered an asset
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy are key requirements
- Organized, with excellent time management skills.

How to Apply:

This position is available immediately. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume directly to this posting or to melissa.tkachuk@randstad.ca with the subject line "Inventory Clerk"

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Note: This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.



Melissa,
Josh

Phone Number:
780.420.1158
Fax Number:
780.420.1789
ADVANTAGES
Hours of Work:

This position is based in South Edmonton and typical office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., however work outside of these hours may be required from time to time basis and be discussed in advance.

Why work with us?

Because here you have an opportunity to make a difference in the world. At PRIMED our mission is to protect people from harmful substances and infectious disease with our high-quality medical PPE. This single goal enables us to push boundaries and set new standards in world healthcare service and innovation.
Our teams are made of passionate, accomplished and creative people. Our culture is collective. We motivate each other. We trust each other.

We have fun. As a team member of PRIMED you are encouraged to challenge the status quo. If you are tenacious, resourceful and thrive in a fast-paced and supportive environment, you will fit right in.

Comprehensive Benefits programs include:

- Health Sending Account
- Mental Health Support
- Gaming & Activities Room
- Inclusive Culture
- 3 Weeks vacation
- Transparent Leadership Team
- Free Parking
- Pet Therapy Days

Clearly, PRIMED is one of YEG's Coolest offices!

RESPONSIBILITIES


QUALIFICATIONS
Working Conditions:

Attention is shifted from one job task to another frequently during the day. Therefore, time and priority management abilities in addition to excellent communication skills are essential for this position. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are key success factors.

Examples of mental effort include:

•Completing reports and updating documents
•Revising Container purchase orders
•Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position
•Interruptions come from requests for assistance or new tasks as directed
•Concentration, computer skills, assembly skills, reading comprehension, personnel skills, etc.
•Communicating with Warehouse Staff, Customers, PRIMED Staff, Distributors, 3rd Party Logistics Providers and Freight Companies

Valid travel documents and the ability to travel to various jurisdictions legally is a requirement of the position.

Examples of physical effort include:

•Working in a seated position at a desk, more than 6-7 hours per day
•On occasion, lifting a box or other objects up to 40 lbs, as required
•Occasional product pick-ups and/or delivery to Customers or staff, as required.

The ability to use computers and equipment effectively and accurately in a timely manner is required.

Qualifications:

Given the critical role this individual will be expected to play in delivering on PRIMED’s mission, it is essential that the successful candidate possess the following core competencies, experience and attributes:

- University or College diploma/degree or equivalent experience
- Canada Customs or supply chain management training would be considered an asset
- Working knowledge of accounting software such as Sage 300 would be considered an asset
- Previous related working experience, preferably in a supply chain environment
- Intermediate to advanced computer proficiency in a Windows based environment using Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
- Ability to create and modify documents and complex spreadsheets
- Ability to read, understand and interpret such things as reports, shipping documents, and procedures and manuals
- Ability to write reports, procedures, correspondence, and insurance claim forms
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy are key requirements
- Organized, with excellent time management skills.

Other Assets:

- Ability to write reports, procedures, correspondence, and insurance claim forms
- Working knowledge of accounting software such as Sage 300 would be considered an asset
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy are key requirements
- Organized, with excellent time management skills.

How to Apply:

This position is available immediately. Interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume directly to this posting or to melissa.tkachuk@randstad.ca with the subject line "Inventory Clerk"

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, responses to applicants may be delayed. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Note: This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.