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Parts Inventory Control Specialist

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

Inland Group (Inland Kenworth) is an industry leader in the heavy-duty truck & sales, service and parts marketplace. As a rapidly growing company with over 1400 employees across 35 branches in North America, Inland offers exciting employment opportunities that can help you drive your future!

This position is located at our corporate headquarters in Burnaby, BC.


The Parts Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for managing a large portfolio of parts and related product to satisfy the needs of several branch locations according to Corporate guidelines. This position will be responsible for maintaining an acceptable level of parts inventory to service our customer base in multiple retail branch locations. This position requires specific knowledge of heavy truck parts, as such, parts journeyperson status would be beneficial to your success in this position.

  • Maintains and improves the current replenishment of parts inventory at each location as directed, including but not limited to, parts departmental supplies, merchandise and consumables
  • Maximizes profits with minimal inventory investment
  • Maintains required Daily MDI orders (Paccar stock orders)
  • Provides weekly OEM equipment stock orders (Case, Link-belt and Tigercat)
  • Provides weekly non-OEM stock orders (local vendors)
  • Conducts supply chain management and forecasts future demand
  • Ensures reduction of stocking vendors and consolidates inventory when and where possible
  • Maintains turn criteria as corporately established
  • Maximizes all parts returns to local and global vendors
  • Ensures that obsolete parts are kept at a minimum
  • Ensures proper handling of core inventory (returns)
  • Provides payables approval for parts inventory by location
  • Transfers parts between locations to maximize inventory control and product overstock
  • Creates a standardized emergency parts order policy applicable to all locations
  • Monitors the perpetual inventory counts at all currently assigned locations for accuracy and frequency
  • Provides weekly reports to the Director of Parts Operations with inventory levels, obsolescence and dirty core levels
  • Becomes familiar with and complies with the company's Health & Safety Manual

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) essential
  • Post-secondary diploma or trades diploma in a related field preferred
  • Five or more years of truck parts inventory management experience required
  • Qualification as a Parts Journeyperson preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Strong organizational skills with good time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong business ethics with a professional approach at all times
  • Detail-oriented
  • Accountability and dependability
  • Ability to work closely with corporate purchasing and branch personnel to maximize all opportunities for growth, expansion and prudent business practices
  • Valid Driver's License


Our employees receive a generous benefits package including:
  • Extended Medical (including Vision)
  • Dental
  • Prescription benefits
  • RRSP with employer matching program
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • On-going training opportunities

If you are looking for an opportunity to become a part of a dynamic team of professionals, we invite you to apply today.

Keywords: truck parts, heavy truck parts, parts journeyperson, parts warehouse, truck parts inventory