Inventory Manager

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Horizon Recruitment has been engaged to identify an Inventory Manager in a newly created role due to our clients robust business growth. With a 40 year history, strong brand and excellent position in the market our client enjoys a welcoming culture and family based environment with the right amount of professionalism. Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Operations the Inventory Manager will work with our client to create new processes and provide supply planning expertise to the movement of their inventory across Canada.  

The Inventory Manager is responsible to plan, organize, manage, and evaluate the inventory management activities of the organization to achieve optimal inventory levels in each location. They will develop and communicate inventory procedures, report progress regularly, develop annual goals and targets, and measure the effectiveness of the inventory management process. The Inventory Manager has a keen attention to detail, a forward-thinking mindset and effective communication skills.

What this opportunity has for you…

  • A fun and supportive environment
  • Competitive total compensation package including 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Group Health & Dental Benefits program
  • Growth opportunities and a rewarding career with a Canadian business that takes pride in giving back to community
  • Access to our on-site fitness facility
  • Hybrid 2 or 3 days a week, free on-site parking when in the office


  • Product forecasting and determining appropriate inventory levels in all locations.
  • Long- term material and seasonal planning, including introduction of new items and discontinuation of existing items.
  • Creation of new inventory item numbers.
  • Developing and monitoring procedures relating to inventory accuracy, while providing recommendations for new tools.
  • Monitoring KPI’s related to slow moving inventory, discounts, write offs and customer order shortages.
  • Managing the physical inventory count process, variance investigations, identifying corrective actions, and communicating adjustment decisions.
  • Analyzing inventory turnover, usage, cost and trends and make recommendations to help reduce overall costs.
  • Generating transfers to branches
  • Coordinating inventory counts for all company locations based on monthly count schedule.
  • Refreshes and distributes inventory reports to customers.
  • Maintains accurate inventory data.


  • Minimum 5 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or a Business Field
  • CPIM or CSCP certification – an asset
  • The ability to continuously improve service levels and reduce product write offs
  • Demonstrates initiative by identifying problems, investigating and providing solutions
  • Dependability and can be counted on for extra support
  • Effective, honest and open communication, day to day.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills, MS Dynamics exposure is a benefit.

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered***

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.