Concordia University

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Posted on: May 17, 2019
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Grade: N/A


This position represents a full-time contract until September 30, 2021.


Reporting to the General Manager, Concordia Stores, the incumbent supervises all shipping, receiving, returns, warehousing and inventory control of merchandise received and sold. He/She provides excellent customer service to employees, staff and administrators, ensuring timely receiving, shipment and returns of all merchandise

Primary responsibilities

  • Assign daily workload to staff; monitor personnel to ensure the accuracy of information entered in the inventory management system as well as daily compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Direct movement of shipments from shipping and receiving loading dock to storage and work area; ensure that shipments and receiving’s are properly counted, verified and recorded.
  • Inform freight companies and internal stakeholders of missing or damaged shipments, pricing issues, duplicate, and short shipments problems; generate claims and follow up with distributors when necessary; oversee daily interuniversity book program, incoming/outgoing books, tag generation, and data entry.
  • Maintain an accurate perpetual inventory of all merchandise; monitor and investigate variances related to receiving documents including purchase orders (PO), courier forms and transfers; maintain and organize warehouse to ensure efficiency and best use of space as well as conducting cyclical stocktaking events as planned.
  • Ensure return of merchandise is carried out in a timely and cost effective manner; continually review freight costs to keep cost down and arrange shipment consolidations in the most time and cost efficient manner.
  • Identify and bring to the attention of the General Manager damaged or stalled merchandise in the Shipping and Receiving warehouse.
  • Hire, train and prepare schedules for casual part time staff, track casual employee working hours and process payroll online for all casual employees.
  • Inspect material handling equipment for defects and notifies maintenance personnel or contacts outside service facility for repair; ensure work area is kept organized, clean and safe at all times and that staff are respecting safety protocols.
  • Update and/or create shipping and receiving, loss prevention, and health and safety policies and procedures. Ensure that all policies and procedure are understood and being respected by staff members.


  • Diploma of collegial studies (3 year technical Diploma) in a field related to the primary responsibilities and four to seven years of related experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently on several projects at the same time.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, with ability to work independently and lead a team.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French language skills.
  • Knowledge of the University and of shipping/receiving operations is an asset.
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends during peak periods.
  • Have physical ability to lift/carry/move without assistance up to 23 kg (50 lbs.) and with assistance over 45 kg (100 lbs.)


$56,713.00 - $65,802.00 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by May 31, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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