Location:243 Consumers Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2J 4W8
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Why is this role important?
Reporting directly to the Supply Chain and Logistics Director, the incumbent provides analytical support for all aspects for the Distribution Centre (DC) operations. The incumbent analyzes and monitors the inbound and outbound flow of all products in to the DC, out of the DC and in to the stores.
Develops, prepares and monitors event import and replenishment purchase orders including container plans, letters of credit, transfer payments, load booking reports, amendments, customs clearance and seasonal schedules to ensure each program event is planned accordingly and to avoid delays. Completes all necessary documents and distributes to appropriate key stakeholders.
Monitors shipment status and event tracking reports to liaise between Category Management, Global Procurement, DC’s and vendors and ensure products are received in time for event releases.
Reviews and monitors DC activities through various inventory systems to provide status, adjustment and no ship reports etc. as required.
Reviews, enters and prepares invoices for payment to ensure appropriate signing authority is obtained prior to submitting invoices to accounting for payment.
Monitors and responds to email and telephone inquiries to resolve issues or concerns such as event releases, shipment status, inventory management systems and transportation etc.
Reviews and monitors excess inventory from seasonal event stock to ensure DC’s maintain a pick accuracy of 99.7%, identify excess inventory and arrange overstock to be shipped to appropriate stores promptly.
Reviews events and orders for new or closing stores with Operations and Retail Concepts to ensure stock is transferred and cancelled accordingly.
Compiles data to review and prepare various reports for internal and external review.
Monitors and responds to Marketing Call Centre inquiries and concerns
Review of claims submitted by stores in the Store DC claims.
Skills, Experience & Education
This position requires a demonstrated level of initiative and judgment in order to organize and prioritize tasks, workload and projects. Courtesy, tact and diplomacy are required in dealing with colleagues in every day working relationships.
Requires an understanding of basic duties and tasks to carry out straight forward procedures.
Capacity to follow directives and fulfill requests with minimal supervision and takes limited discretionary action as required.
Professional manner, tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with others.
Ability to identify problems and draw upon a range of choices to formulate solutions.
Adaptable to set and prioritize work with occasional exceptions. Able to work with diverse personalities and styles.
Communicates with clarity, verbally and in one on one or group situations, or over the telephone.
Computer skills to maintain databases and spreadsheets and produce accurate reports and documents.
Knowledge of inventory management software and systems and logistical procedures such as customs clearance, shipping and tracking.
Greater than two years, but less than or equal, to three years logistics or equivalent experience.
Post secondary education equivalent to a college diploma in business, supply chain, or related field.
Certificates, Licenses or Registration
* Incumbents are required to exert the following physical effort; however, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Much of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with the frequent opportunity to stand or move about. The incumbent may be required to occasionally kneel, reach, bend, or stretch and carry light objects consistent with usual office materials such as, paper, files and other office supplies.
Work is mainly performed in a comfortable office environment where there is minimal exposure to dust, fumes, temperature variance and other sensory attributes. Level of noise at any given time is mild to moderate and may experience frequent interruptions
There is a frequent need to give close attention, much of the time requiring the use of two or more senses simultaneously.
The incumbent may be exposed to situations which may cause mild mental stress. There are some pressures from meeting deadlines, multitasking, or producing accurate work. The stress levels felt would not be noticeably disruptive to the work nor would the unpleasant reaction be strong or persistent
Note: This job profile indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties which may be assigned from time to time.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Loblaw, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Employment Type:Full time
Type of Role:Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)
Loblaw recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.