Vendor Managed Inventory Associate

Vendor Managed Inventory Associate


Full time (permanent)

We like to say that we find solutions for the everyday stuff. We’re problem solvers. We’re an engaged team that works together, and for those that work here they say we’re also like family. 

Vallen is a leading provider of indirect industrial supplies – all those materials that are not part of the products our customers manufacture, and our goal is to make our customers operations run smoothly so they can focus on the core of their business.

Vallen is a member of Sonepar Canada, and is one of Canada’s leading industrial distribution companies headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta.

Let's start with a little bit about you:

✓ You deliver exemplary service to internal and external customers
✓ You are a safety conscious worker
✓ You have a clean drivers abstract
✓ You are capable for some light and heavy warehouse work

Reporting to the Branch Manager this position is responsible for maintaining inventory levels at customer site. A VMI Associate will perform an array of functions that may include receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, or managing, organizing and retrieving stock in the warehouse while ensuring the transaction has accurately been documented in the system. Must be in good physical condition. Good knowledge of computer systems preferred.

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  • Daily counts of various products at customer VMI locations
  • Complete Site specific VMI lists as required
  • Scan data from the VMI lists & upload to central data base
  • Ensure resulting PO matches with original upload
  • Picking/Checking regular & VMI Orders as required
  • Loading truck with daily out bound VMI orders
  • Drive to customer sites deliver & put away ordered products at respective VMI locations
  • Handling VMI related returns as per company guidelines
  • Warehouse Shipping/ Receiving related tasks
  • Housekeeping of Warehouse
  • Various other projects that may be assigned to them by their Supervisor
  • Overtime & Off-Hours work may be required from time to time
  • High School Diploma required
  • College/University Diploma preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and Workplace 
  • Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) considered an asset
  • Minimum 1-2 years of related experience, preferable in a Sales/Distribution environment
  • Ability interact effectively with internal & external customers
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to lift upwards of 50 pounds

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