Inventory Coordinator – Enterprise Street (Vancouver/Lower Mainland)

Post Date: 26/11/2017

Close Date: 15/12/2017

Salary Range: $35,000 - $38,000 + Bonus

Type of Placement: Full Time


K-Bro Linen operates a large, modern, commercial laundry facility located within a short walk from Lake City Skytrain in Burnaby, BC.  K-Bro Linen is looking for an Inventory Coordinator to join our growing team.

As the Inventory Coordinator, your primary role will be to manage the overall inventory of K-Bro owned linen plus a variety of production related consumables.

Ultimately, our objective is to achieve 100% linen fill rates and ensure our production team always has the supplies needed to perform their roles properly.

Position Summary

You will manage and track inventory levels for linen and consumables to ensure stock-outs are avoided and 100% fill-rates achieved. You will identify potential shortages and initiate orders via internal purchasing department (for linen) or directly with vendors. Precision and accuracy are the keys to success in this role.

You will also ensure maximum value is realized from non-linen vendors, Inclusive of direct negotiation for improved pricing. You will verify pricing and quantities on vendor invoices and approve for payment.

Job Skills Required

  • Aptitude to manage inventory with a high level of accuracy and integrity within the facility and report on deficiencies.
  • Ability to move product and supplies to the appropriate locations while maintaining excellent housekeeping.
  • Skill set to operate sit-down forklifts efficiently, safely, and with due care.  Ticket preferred but not mandatory; K-Bro can train and certify if necessary.
  • Proven ability to help reduce costs wherever possible. This includes ensuring all consumable items are maintained in a secure manner to prevent unintended inventory loss and overuse.
  • Adept in working with other supervisors and management in a cooperative, team-orientated manner to ensure the best possible business results.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records of inventory transactions and balances.
  • Competent in the use of MS Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word.
  • Participation and proactive engagement on K-Bro’s Health & Safety committee.
  • Administrative and other ad-hoc duties as required.
  • Driver’s licence preferred.

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