Inventory Control Supervisor in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 9/28/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as Inventory Control Supervisor at The North West Company (NWC), you will manage a team of staff responsible for a wide range of inventory accounting functions including inventory receiving, counting, claims, and account reconciliation. As a supervisor you will also be involved in the coaching and hiring of new team members.

Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary, and benefits package, and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.

Your Role:

  • Monitor store inventory receiving and other control processes;
  • Provide inventory control staff with coaching and guidance as well as managing their workloads and scheduling;
  • Understand inventory counting processes and assist stores when issues arise;
  • Review store inventory count results for completeness and accuracy;
  • Ensure that inventory counts are completed promptly and in line with company deadlines;
  • Review and prepare inventory account reconciliations;
  • Liaise with stores and assist when inventory related issues arise.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of business (accounting major) or diploma (accounting) or combination of education and experience;
  • Experience in a supervisory type role would be considered an asset;
  • Ability to solve problems and think critically;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Location:    Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg MB

Reports to: Manager of Inventory Accounting

A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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