Inventory/Supply Chain Manager



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$100000 - $0


Job Description:

Industry: Retail Specialized Footwear

Position: Inventory & Supply Chain Manager

Location: Montreal, QC

Salary: 100K ++ depending on experience

Top Montreal recruitment agency Patty Shapiro & Associates is looking for an Inventory/Supply Chain Manager for a leading successful operation with extraordinary work ethics. Seeking individual who understands quickly the supply function, where the problems are, in the process, in the hands-off and in the people skills and performance. Skilled negotiator, systems-implementation oriented with experience in purchasing, inventory and planning. As well as possess excellent people skills – emotionally intelligent, can rally the troops and win hearts and  minds are indispensable assets.

Job Description

  • Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures
  • Implement forecasting tools and execute transition to MRP/ERP
  • Ensure all supply chain process and transaction are integrated into ERP while implementing and maintaining the module with the support of IT team
  • Ensure all customer orders are fulfilled according to the agreed supply lead time
  • Manage and coordinate seasonal purchasing and ensure timely shipping
  • Create purchasing regulations and agreements
  • Optimize inventory levels to prevent out of stock conditions while meeting customer order lead time
  • Work with sales team to coordinate appropriate shipping schedule
  • Book production with manufacturers and suppliers and ensure timely shipping
  • Coordinate production budget plan with accounting department
  • Verify RMA reports to understand production results
  • Make up the vendor manual, auditing report, inspection reports
  • Supervise the team to ensure everything runs smoothly


  • A Bachelor Degree in Commerce Supply Chain Operations Management or related discipline
  • Consistent record of achievements in building and growing the process in an aggressive sales growth environment
  • 7+ years’ experience working in a management supply chain/inventory planning role
  • Must have previous proven record of experience in key elements of supply chain management (inventory control, purchasing and supplier relations (re-working rejections/re-negotiating with suppliers, shelf placement, budget, cost analysis and improvement)
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Exceptional time management and organization skills – works well under pressure
  • Strong communication skills in English and French – with strong negotiation skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, detailed knowledge of at least one ERP system,
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Enjoys a fast growing, progressive, quick changing environment
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a vision to be the best
  • Loves to learn,  strategic planner and leader

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