Supervisor Inventory Control


Ottawa, ON

Ottawa, ON, CA
Ottawa, ON
18 days ago
Position Title: Supervisor Inventory Control
Requisition ID: 18553
Career Group (ADSP): Distribution Center
Division: Logistics and Distribution (80190524) 
Department: Logistics and Distribution  
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  



This position is responsible for  ensuring inventory control processes are followed in order to achieve  required safety, quality, service, productivity and financial objectives.


Inventory Control Management:
  • Maintain inventory accuracy through cycle counts and other audit processes
  • Support non compliance policy
  • Ensure vendor returns, store returns and recalls are treated in a timely fashion
  • Optimize slotting according to promotional forecast
  • Manage product profiling and maintain masterdata integrity
  • Manage clearing station / twilight zone for product inquiries, deficiencies
  • Ensure efficient induction of pallets in automation
  • Effectively manage all inquiries of internal and external partners (Employees, stores, suppliers, other departments).
Engagement and People Management
  • Establish and maintain high personal involvement through effective engagement, accessibility and visibility for distribution employees.
  • Build a team philosophy and cultivate engagement by working with the team to achieve company targets and objectives.
  • Ensure open and effective two way communication at all levels.
Health & Safety:
  • Enforce all health and workplace safety standards to ensure a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Ensure all incident reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner and that appropriate corrective measures are implemented to prevent reoccurrence. 
  • Collaborate with the Health & Safety team and other stakeholders to proactively develop improved safety processes and best practices.
Working Conditions:
  • Distribution Centre environment operating 24/7
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripheral devices.
  • May be exposed to extreme temperatures and extended periods of walking and standing. 
  • Bachelor’s degree  or a combination of education and related work experience required. 
  • Education preferred in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Business Administration.
  • 6-10 years management experience in a unionized distribution, warehouse or logistics environment.
  • Experience interpreting a collective bargaining agreement and high-level participation in grievance.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Warehouse Management System and SAP.
  • Lean Six Sigma training preferred or equivalent experience in driving results through transformations CI initiatives. 
  •  Ability to prioritize and effectively multitask.




• Distribution Centres staff and  management
• Store operations
• Procurement and store support department staff and senior management 
• Suppliers, vendors and Government departments


Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

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