Warehouse Associate - Inventory Control Clerk - Full Time - 5am to 1:30pm

Staples - Vancouver, BC
$18.55 an hour

Who we are
We, at Staples Professional, provide our business customers with a deep professional expertise when it comes to Business Essentials, Furniture, Facilities, Technology, Print/Promo, and Pack and Ship, as well as next-day delivery service and customized solutions for ordering, billing and reporting. We are part of the Staples umbrella in Canada, and as such we are a true multi-channel solution provider – online, at our customers place of business and in-store, for all our customers needs. We are looking for people who are curious, passionate and put the customer first.

We are building an inclusive and diverse team
Staples Professional is creating an inclusive and diverse work environment. We welcome, value and thrive on perspectives and contributions from backgrounds that vary by race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or physical ability. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Location: 1845 Kingsway Ave, Port Coquitlam, V3C 1S9 Status: Full Time Shift: Monday to Friday - 5am to 1:30pm Pay Rate: $18.55 per hour Must be flexible to stay later if/when needed
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.
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

Qualifications :

Basic
  • 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

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Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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