Operations Coordinator

Martin Brower - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Position Summary:
This position is responsible for inventory control and receiving activities. These activities include inventory cycle counts, solving inventory discrepancies and assisting with/organizing physical inventories. Also ensures timely and accurate receipt of product, supporting distribution centre productivity, delivery reliability, and safety objectives

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Standard Receiving Practices

Work along with Inventory Control team to assist in maintaining productivity, delivery reliability, safety stock levels, receiving schedules, inbound freight maximization, promotion and inventory turns goals
Identify and address all defects received with respect to acceptable standards
Administer all shipments received into the facility
Maintaining standard receiving practices
Ensure all documentation is complete and signed appropriately protecting Martin-Brower from all potential liabilities

Inventory Management

Create purchase orders for centre-ordered products
Assist in communicating and slotting of all new items
Maintain on-hold log, responsible for product tagging and communication
Work in partnership with Warehouse, Inventory Control, Corporate Office to meet targets
Assist with invoicing and coordination of all Branch Transfer shipments
Assist with the preparation and organization of Physical Inventory

Process Audit

Assist with cycle count on all items as per Cycle Count Procedure – identify issues, research and repair
Physically review all on-hold product to verify accuracy, identify and address issues to the Warehouse Manager and to Corporate Office

Special Projects

Occasional opportunities may come up from time to time which require the expertise of the Inventory Control area

Working Conditions

This is a position designed to support Inventory Control and Receiving activities. The environment is in a multi-temp warehouse setting. Safety shoes are a requirement as there will be frequent trips onto the warehouse floor. Business casual or warehouse attire required depending on the tasks for the day. Some lifting may be involved.
Flexibility is a must - shift as well as start time shall change from time to time, depending on business needs**. This may be a temporary change (from time to time for vacation replacement of others) or it may be a permanent change.

Compensation Package

We offer a highly competitive salary together with a generous benefits and RRSP contribution package.

About Martin-Brower

Martin Brower is the largest McDonald’s distributor worldwide delivering more than 500 million cases to 20,400 restaurants around the world each year. In addition to McDonald’s, Martin-Brower services other quick service restaurants including Subway and Bob’s in Brazil and Subway and Outback Steakhouse in South Korea – www.martinbrower.com


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

Martin-Brower of Canada Co. is an equal opportunity employer

Required Skills and Experience:
Requires a post-secondary education in Supply Chain/Logistics or a related field, or equivalent experience
2-4 years of experience in inventory control preferred
Experience with warehouse management systems an asset (JD Edwards, Manhattan an asset).
Ability to work well under pressure while working independently or as a team player
Analytical, detail oriented, highly accurate, conscientious and dependable
Strong interpersonal, customer service, presentation and organizational skills to oversee staff
Problem solving skills, ability to manage customer expectations
Demonstrates a positive attitude that sets an example for others
Maintain a sense of urgency, strong multi-tasking and priority management
Highly proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook

Behavioral Competencies: (Individual Contributor)

Core Competencies


Accepts and adapts to changes

Learns new skills to meet new needs of the business

Suggests changes and improvements

Quality Work Output

Produces quality work

Follows safety practices and compliance policies

Uses time wisely and gets things done

Meets or exceeds deadlines

Takes responsibility for own actions

Service Orientation

Supports the company’s mission, vision and values

Meets or exceeds customer needs

Responds to requests in a timely manner

Takes initiative to meet customers’ needs


Uses materials, processes and tools efficiently

Takes initiative to solve problems

Does the most important work first

Gets things done while still upholding ethics, integrity, compliance and company values


Works with others to get things done

Openly shares feedback and information that helps the team

Treats others with respect

Is approachable to others

Listens so others feel heard

Develops relationships built on trust