Stockroom Lead

NAIT - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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The Stockroom Lead provides oversight for the activity and organization of the stock area in this fast-paced retail environment. Reporting to the Assistant Manager – Customer Experience, the Stockroom Lead provides daily direction to the work performed by team members in the warehouse, to ensure an outstanding retail experience for our customers. The position also addresses questions and concerns from department staff, customers, and courier staff. This is a very collaborative role in a team environment. The role is expected to work on a shift basis, including the occasional evening and weekend. shop AT NAIT is committed to serving student success, and we invite all applicants to apply who are passionate about joining us in this commitment.

One of Alberta’s Top Employers for an eighth consecutive year, NAIT offers a wealth of personal and family health and well-being benefits, training and development opportunities to support the professional growth of our staff, access to recreational and leisure facilities, a welcoming and inclusive environment unrivaled in engagement and dynamism, and co-workers who are collaborative, respectful and supportive.

Providing clear direction to receiving/warehouse staff regarding priorities and tasks
Leading area team to ensure timeliness, accuracy and adherence to key metrics such as labour cost
Ensuring that product is received in a timely manner and expedites merchandising of same in anticipation of customer needs
Providing stockroom oversight for inventory organization and space optimization
Applying a retail mindset to all aspects of work
Supporting the onboarding, training, and proactive coaching of stockroom staff
Role modelling accuracy and support for departmental policies, procedures, and expectations
Completing administrative duties, including processing packing slips, maintaining inventory records, addressing discrepancies, and ensuring accuracy of invoices to purchase orders
Organizing floor stock and recommending shelf layout options
Flagging inventory that is potentially ‘stale’ for the Assistant Manager and buying team

Abilities, Skills, and Knowledge:
A positive, respectful attitude with skills in teamwork and customer service
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail, planning and prioritizing skills, the ability to act with urgency to meet deadlines, and organizational skills are strong assets
A strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and previous experience with a Retail Inventory Management system
Flexibility to work varied shifts and hours to support business need
The ability to lift 50 lbs (boxes of product), stand/walk for a majority of each shift, plus a willingness and ability to use a pallet jack

2+ years of experience working in a leadership capacity with a retail focus
3 - 5 years of experience working in a retail stockroom environment; equivalencies may be considered
Completion of High School (Grade 12) is required; post-secondary education in supply chain management or business administration would be an asset

Applications: Interested candidates should submit both a cover letter and resume.

Remuneration: $1,521.30 - $1,898.82 (based on 33 hrs per week) bi-weekly plus comprehensive benefits.

(classification – Stockkeeper II)

This position is covered by the AUPE Collective Agreement

Thank you for your application however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from World Education Services or the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -