Warehouse Associate - Inventory Control Clerk - Full Time

Staples - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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If you are interested in leveraging your talents to drive innovation, customer satisfaction, market growth, personal development and industry change in a dynamic team work environment-please explore the opportunities within our world class Supply Chain team!

We offer competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick pay, company RRSP/DPSP, and much more.

Location: 1125 Vernon Drive, Vancouver.

Status: Full Time

Shift: Mon to Fri-4pm to 12:30am

Pay Rate: $18.55p/h+$1.60p/h Shift Diff

No public transit after midnight so needs own transportation.

Position Summary

Responsible for the integrity of the inventory data, including performing cycle/physical inventory counts as required. This includes quality assurance checks, audits, returns management, inventory accuracy, customer service, and the necessary follow-up and actions for correction of any errors or issues. Performs work under the direction of warehouse Supervisor or Manager.

Must be flexible to stay later if/when needed. Position will consist of all Inventory control duties as well as outbound functions when required. Must be available in the morning for training and will then move to 4pm start.

Primary Responsibilities
Ensures the inventory counts are completed accurately for annual audits and periodic cycle counts as required (no less than once every twelve months)
Completes Daily Cycle count assignments
Researches variances between actual physical stock count and computerized balance and adjusts stock to the correct amount(s)
Monitors the rotation of products, and ensures the condition of products in the assigned area is up to standard for sale. Ensures proper stock rotations to minimize obsolete inventory
Communicates and works directly with Purchasing Department on the status of any dated product
Responsible for quality on all products, including checking & recording all date sensitive items - Rotations of all date sensitive items and pull if dates are close dated (e.g., facilities products)
Assist purchasing department with coordinating returns if required, in conjunction with the receiving department
Works on “stock on hand” shortages and “wrong product shipped” claims to correct possible stocking errors
Performs analysis of current inventory and/or usage, and ensures the proper placement of product in the warehouse bins throughout the warehouse, placing new product in the warehouse taking into consideration size of item, quantity, etc; and consolidating multiple bin
Researches lost product and pallet situations and update inventory system
Adheres to all safety procedures in the performance of job duties
Operates an order selector, reach truck, forklift or an electric pallet jack safely in order to move products into correct zones for stocking
May be required to work off-shifts
Other duties as required


Aptitude for supervising functions
Excellent communication skills- written and verbal
Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize work
Detail oriented
Team player with the ability to work independently with limited direction
Effective time management and organizational skills are essential
Strong computer skills
Proficient in MS Office 2000
MHE experience or willing to train
Minimum of 1 year experience in inventory control. 1-3 years of experience in a warehouse environment
Experience operating machinery including reach truck, forklift and/or electric pallet jack. (willing to train)
Completion of high school education or combination of education and experience
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving conveyor. Following all proper safety procedures will eliminate any potential hazards
Working in a warehouse environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
Must work independently with minimal supervision
Work in a warehouse environment
Work within time constraints in a fast paced environment
Staples is committed to providing accommodation to people with disabilities throughout the job application and interview process to the point of undue hardship. If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact a Customer Care Representative at 1-866-782-7537.

Staples is an equal opportunity employer and an accommodation will be provided during the hiring process if requested.