Purchasing & Inventory Specialist

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: November 20, 2020
  • Job Order ID: 427869
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing

MacDonald Search Group

Our client, a leader in the construction products and industrial distribution industry, is looking for someone very special to join their Calgary, Alberta branch as a Purchasing and Inventory Specialist.

We are seeking a positive and hardworking professional to conduct purchasing activities such as maintaining pricing data, working with vendors on new product offerings, placing orders and buying product for projects. This person will also assume inventory analytics duties including creating inventory strategy based on sales forecasts and historical demand data. Working closely with sales to minimize inventory overages and obsolescence yet maximize available product for client needs.

We are looking for someone that wants to be part of driving positive change and working to maximize branch profits.

Specifically, the successful candidate will have:
  • 2+ years of experience with purchasing or inventory control within an industrial distribution or even a retail environment
  • Willing to take part in cycle counts and other activities within the warehouse related to inventory tracking.
  • Excellent ability with Microsoft Excel
  • Above average organizational, analytical and communication skills.
  • Post-secondary education with a focus on supply chain or CPIM, CSCP or SCMP Certification are an advantage.
  • The suitable candidate must be organized, well-spoken and familiar with working in a fast paced environment.

If the opportunity to work with an industry leading company providing a strong opportunity for career growth is of interest to you, please reply in confidence.

To apply directly please email your resume to: sean@macdonaldsearchgroup.com and ensure your subject line reads exactly as follows: Purchasing & Inventory Specialist