|Job Ref:||f53bd09e4||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||Ontario||City:||Markham||Address:||Post Date:||12/10/2016 23:22|
Are you looking to take your career in purchasing/merchandising to new heights? If so, this is a terrific opportunity for you to make a great impression and show your stuff! This is for a current opportunity as an Inventory Analyst, which is a great early career-level role within our Merchandising Department. The Inventory Analyst supports the Category Managers in the purchase of over 6,000 products, including national and premium brands of pet supplies, purchased from over 200 suppliers in 11 countries. In this role, your responsibilities will include: maintaining acceptable levels of inventory in our warehouses with respect to store needs; promotional needs; warehouse capacity and corporate standards; assessing buying alternatives; inventory planning; ordering products; analyzing freight costs; maintaining information in specific systems related to inventory information including inventory levels; costing; new item listings and ordering for promotional activities. Qualifications: • One year experience in a retail inventory management, materials planning or purchasing role• Post-secondary education, the more quantitative the better• Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and Word• Demonstrated analytical problem-solving skills• Enrollment in or completion of APICS or PMAC is an asset Selected candidates will participate in testing to confirm proficiency in the above skills. To apply for this position please follow this link: NA We welcome and thank all applicants however only those who are selected will be contacted
We are Canada's largest pet specialty retailer of pet food, treats, toys and accessories with stores located throughout Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The Pet Valu family of stores operate under the names Pet Valu, Paulmac's Pet Food and Bosley's, and together comprise the largest retail operation in Canada dedicated to providing families with food and supplies for dogs, cats, companion birds, wild birds, fish, reptiles and small animals.
Pet Valu offers over 7,000 products, including holistic, national and premium brands of pet foods and treats as well as a wide selection of essential and innovative pet supplies for all budgets, purchased from over 200 suppliers in 11 countries. We pride ourselves on being pet experts and we want to use our knowledge and experience to help you find the right nutrition and other solutions for your pets.
Pet Valu offers a comprehensive rewards program to our employees including an employee discount program, special offers on events and services, and a social committee to promote some fun at work. Full-time employees receive employer-paid group health benefits, a tuition reimbursement program, flexible work hours and time-off programs that help balance personal life with work.
-Flexible work hours
-Internal job posting program with employee referral bonus
-Online Employee Self-service system for a range of resources
-Employee recognition program
-Employee discounts at corporate stores
-Employer sponsored social activities
-Employer paid group benefits and sick days for full time employees
-Tuition reimbursement program for full time employees