Inventory Control Specialist/Purchasing

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: May 13, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 784133
  • Consultant: Cory Olton
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing
Exciting opportunity!

Our client in Vaughan, is an employee-owned company with sites located across Canada. It is a distributor for items from leading manufacturers of electrical and communications and data products. Its specialized product divisions include electrical supply, industrial/automation, lighting, comm/data, utility, security, and oil and gas.

As Inventory Control Specialist/Purchasing, you will be responsible for processing purchasing transactions and maintaining inventories to ensure that customer requirements are met.


  • Maintain accuracy of inventory balances.
  • Coordinate stock rotations with vendors.
  • Purchase stock to meet the required demands.
  • Update and maintain manufacturers’ catalogs and cost and price sheets.
  • Work with vendors to resolve pricing issues, shortages, and delivery problems.
  • Make alternate arrangements in the event of shortages or delayed deliveries to minimize the impact on the organization.
  • Advise departments and business units of the lead time required to obtain products or services.
  • Work with custom brokers to ensure vendors supply proper certificates and documentation.
  • Generate reports through Sx Enterprise as required.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are required.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments and critical business partners.
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgetary practices and principles.
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel and Word.
Why this Role?

Our client is committed to hiring the best people and providing training and growth opportunities that allow you to build a great career in the electrical industry.

Apply for this role today!