Inventory Manager

Waste Management - Brampton, ON (4 months ago)

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This is an exciting time for WM, as we introduce a new role to support our Eastern Canada area. We’ve got a unique opportunity for a true self-starter who has experience building a department structure from the ground up, soup to nuts.

As an Inventory Manager, you will be responsible for the development, implementation and day-to-day management of our centralized container shop in Brampton.

Day-To-Day
The first three to six months in this role will be dedicated to understanding our current process, identifying gaps and building an implementation plan. Once a new process is in place, we anticipate the role to consist of the following:
  • Interacting with WM internal managers & supervisors to ensure the most efficient, cost-effective operation of the container shop.
  • Establishing performance benchmarks, department KPI’s and budgets to accurately forecast labour/cost/time metrics.
  • Effectively partnering with Procurement, Sales, Fleet & Operations to manage inventory and ensure container supply meets customer demands. Scheduling deliveries and maintenance services as required.
  • Ensuring containers (front end, roll off, compactor bins) are in good repair in both structure and appearance to properly represent WM branding.
  • Managing compliance with WM’s Mission to Zero safety standards, encouraging safe and efficient operations.
  • Addressing opportunities for process improvements and influencing change.
You’ll Bring
  • Project Management mindset & capabilities. This role will require proper planning, procurement and project execution to initially build and develop the department.
  • Your ability to quickly and effectively execute programs with great attention to detail, a sense of urgency and lots of patience. There will be a huge learning curve in this role and you will need to be adept at managing change and coaching internal stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an emphasis on process improvement and installing/maintaining best practices.
  • Your acute ability to find root causes to problems and apply sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Motivation and drive. You are someone who will volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked and will take ownership.
  • Experience developing and executing business plans, schedules, risk analysis/mitigation plans, resource requirement identification and monitoring progress.
  • High School Diploma/GED/OSSD and 9+ years of relevant work experience in which you managed process development in a similar work environment.
We’ll Give You
The autonomy to be innovative, develop new approaches to process and method and implement process flow optimization strategies – all in the name of efficiency!

A competitive base salary, an attractive bonus package and excellent options for self-directed benefits coverage. As a WM employee, you are eligible for our employee-discounted stock purchase price, participation in our contribution/matching RRSP program (that’s like free money) and lots of online training via our own online WM University!

You'll have the opportunity to build a promising career—and a bright future.

Next Steps
Are you up for the challenge? We want to hear from you!

Go ahead and take a moment to complete your application. Don’t forget to include a resume so we can see all the experience and accomplishments you have under your belt. If we like what we see, we will invite you to complete a pre-screening video interview, so be prepared to show off your skills!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran