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Best Buy Canada
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Loss Prevention Associate

Reference ID: 834385

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Location: Langley, BC

Duration: 6 Month Contract (40 hours a week)

Shift: Sunday - Thursday (11:00 am to 7:30 pm) Subject to change based on business needs.

The Role

Located in Langley, BC, the LP Inventory Control associate is responsible for the audit and inventory control processes within the Distribution Center and Geek Squad City. This includes cycle counts, inventory audits and investigating variances such as shortages and/or overages. Be diplomatic and act as a point of contact with business partners (stores, 3pl, DC, GSC, CHQ, Vendors) to bring inventory issues to a resolution. Possess the ability to contribute with ideas and suggestions to improve departmental efficiencies, overall accuracy, quality, safety and security. Inventory associates duties include walking repetitively and may involve operating loading/unloading equipment. In addition, build and run reports in order to analyse shrink and accuracy metric using existing systems (MS Excel, MS Access, SQL Queries) etc.

    Inventory Control/Accuracy :

Responsible for inventory accuracy in the DSC and put processes in place to optimize DSC effectiveness. Count products within the DSC, processing damages, unloading trailer to perform audits which includes lifting, and bending. Conduct counts to validate inventory accuracy within the DSC. Assist in variance analysis, reconciliation, financials and inventory corrections as required. Partner with DSC Inventory Teams on shrinkage reports.
    Audits :

Conduct audits for safety, security and inventory control in the Distribution Service Centers

Compile, organize and file all paperwork and documentation in an accurate and timely manner. Accurately enter appropriate data into the appropriate computer spreadsheets. Maintain paperwork in an organized fashion for easy retrieval and reference. Ensure productivity and accuracy targets are being met.
    Reporting / Other Duties:

Interpreting reports, making and implementing recommendations related to shrink and accuracy. Performs other duties or projects as assigned or required.


All requirements are based on 1-2 plus years of experience and include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills • Intermediate skills with MS Office applications are required • Prefer 3-5 years of experience in inventory audit and control processes

    • Combination of relevant education, training, and work experience preferred • High School or equivalent required

Company Background

Best Buy Canada is one of the largest omni-channel retailers of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products, related accessories, and services in Canada.

Our 435,000-square-foot Langley Distribution Service Centre services 49 Best Buy stores and ships to over 85 locations in B.C, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Divided into two sides -- logistics and services -- we move inventory between our vendors and stores, and repair products we carry in store. With about 9,000 to 10,000 unique SKUs on hand, 25,000 storage locations, 80 bay doors, and 70 pieces of machinery, our Langley DSC is well-equipped to process all inventory for Western Canada.

Located in Langley, B.C., our Distribution Service Centre boasts an unbeatable atmosphere with an on-site cafeteria stocked with video game consoles, a foosball table, chess set, and retro video game machine. Nearby, there are popular restaurants, a movie theatre, daycare, and sports centre, putting you in a hub of activity.

Best Buy Canada Ltd. operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY). Best Buy Enterprise is a multinational retailer of technology, entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. We are a truly global company with approximately 140,000 employees across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The Best Buy family of brands and partnerships collectively generates billions of dollars in annual revenue and includes brands such as Best Buy; Best Buy Mobile; Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video; and Pacific Sales.

Posted: December 5, 2018
Closes: February 3, 2019
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