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Inventory Control Associate - Contract

Kitchener, ON, Canada Req #197
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
We are the premier foodservice distributor in Ontario.  Flanagan's provides customized foodservice delivery to a varied portfolio of clients; from restaurants to schools, hospitals and retirement homes, we provide the best quality ingredients to ensure Canadians have an amazing food experience wherever they dine tonight!

Flanagan Foodservice is Canada’s largest independent foodservice distributor.  Proudly Canadian and family owned, we have been serving Ontario for 45 years.  We meet our customers' unique needs by delivering value, flexibility and an exceptional customer experience. This mission is made possible by attracting the best talent in the industry and by treating our employees like family.  Distinguished as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for 9 consecutive years!

Join our Warehouse team in Kitchener, ON! Now hiring a Temporary FULL-TIME Inventory Control Associate for one of Canada's Best Managed Companies on the day shift!

Shift: Monday-Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm - approximately 6 months in duration

What we offer you:

  • Competitive compensation package - earn $21.00 to start
  • Pension and RRSP plans
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Comprehensive Flexible Benefits
  • Paid Personal Days and Your Birthday!
  • Annual Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Family-oriented culture


What it’s all about:

You are a dedicated individual who thrives in a physically demanding and challenging role. You take pride on your analytical thinking and approach what you do with a clear understanding of the direct impact on the business and work extensively to take a safe and supportive approach to deliver the best possible results to our customers while evaluating situations and making good sound decisions.

What you'll do:

  • Update and send “distressed inventory report”
  • Daily maintain all “qc” areas assessing products for reclamation, re-stock, disposal, donation, salvage, supplier return, etc.
  • Daily communicate (pictures) reclamation and supplier related items to purchasing for processing.
  • Daily stock pulls and checks as required.
  • Weekly assemble product for salvage, donation, and disposal.
  • Weekly work with salvage/donation partners to arrange pick up of goods.
  • Weekly send reclamation reports to purchasing team.
  • Process inventory adjustments as required using extreme accuracy to ensure appropriate codes are used.
  • Lend support processing customer returns as time permits and as required.
  • Handling of returns and adjustments.
  • Daily fresh-to-frozen stock transfers
  • Provide backup as required to other inventory control functions.


What we need:

  • Experience in all areas of warehousing – receiving, order selection, put-away, replenishment and to safely operate a Raymond End Rider/Reach Truck/Order Picker;
  • Good working knowledge of FWS Applications;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Flanagan Forms Applications (preferred);
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and sound math skills;
  • A good attitude, and a Team Player with respect for co-workers and customers;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to occasional lift up to 85lbs and repetitive lifting on a regular basis
  • Must be able to work in a multi-temperature environment regularly throughout the day including freezer (Temp. -20F);
  • Ability to effectively problem solve and think strategically


Hourly Rate: $21.00-$25.00 per hour

Be Part of the Difference!

Flanagan Foodservice Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and has an accommodation process in place to provide accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please let us know by submitting your request to accessibility@flanagan.ca so that arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Kitchener, ON, Canada