Inventory Specialist

Mississauga, ON

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About HelloFresh...

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat. Over the past 8 years we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are the leading global company in the meal kit delivery market. 

So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of encouraged and empowered home cooks that expands across the globe. We are one of the fastest growing meal kit businesses and are active in 12 different countries across 3 continents. In Canada, our growth trajectory and expansion has been phenomenal. We have launched facilities across the country and have recently added Chefs Plate to our team!

We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse FreshFam enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action - from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work!

If you would like to join a dynamic and highly motivated team and work in a high-growth industry where you can have an impact and make a difference every single day, then join us!

About the Role

HelloFresh Canada is looking for an Inventory Specialist to manage our inventory and warehouse processes and controls in our DC. Reporting into the Warehouse Manager, your focus is to ensure all direct and indirect materials inventory movements, quantities, and quality are tracked accurately at all times. 

What you will be doing:

  • Maintain real-time and accurate inventory records and visibility by ensuring SOPs and controls are executed in all warehouse activities and material flow
  • Liaise with Finance, Ops and Supply Chain teams in developing and publishing weekly inventory metrics
  • Investigate inventory discrepancies, conduct root cause analysis, and provide explanations and corrective actions to inventory variances 
  • Conduct cycle counts and lead DC-specific initiatives  to improve inventory accuracy
  • Coordinate with Planning to conduct ABC inventory analysis, improve cycle count efficiency and accuracy, and storage utilization
  • Ensure compliance of warehouse and inventory processes and procedures in the Distribution Centres
  • Support warehouse projects, system implementations and process improvements
  • Collaborate with Site Leader and Supply Chain teams on consumables budget, inventory, and fulfillment

At minimum, you have:

  • 4+ years inventory, warehousing, manufacturing and/or supply chain experience with a Bachelor’s in Engineering, Business or a related field
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and Excel skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and a can-do attitude. Used to working in a high pressure, fast paced, and constantly changing environment
  • Drive and self-motivation. We seek a potential leader who competes to win and have the burning desire to make a meaningful difference in our business and lives of our employees
  • An effective collaborator, who empowers and enables others to share ideas, raises awareness, gets buy-in, and delivers fast and well-rounded solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and assignments able to prioritize and meet budgets deadlines and achieve objectives;
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Professional certifications and/or licenses with Lean Six Sigma preferred
  • Availability to work weekend schedules and cold facilities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Suite (Calendar, Gmail, Docs, Sheets), and video conferencing (Hangouts Meet)

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive salary and company benefits
  • 75% discount on HelloFresh boxes
  • High level of responsibility and autonomy
  • Opportunities for professional learning, development, and growth
  • Working with a fun, entrepreneurial and supportive team

If this sounds like you, please click the "Apply Now" button. If this role doesn't quite match what you're looking for, but you'd like to know more about joining the HelloFresh team, please visit our Jobs page to view our other vacancies. We'd love to hear from you!

You are welcome at our table. 

At HelloFresh, we are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive community for our employees. We value diverse skills and experience, and strongly encourage applications from our Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, as well as people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities.

HelloFresh is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. Upon request, we will provide accommodation for candidates at any stage.

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