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Inventory Control Lead Hand

Anatolia Tile + Stone

Inventory Control Lead Hand

Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Anatolia Tile & Stone is a leading importer and distributor of ceramic and stone tile and is a major supplier to some of the largest distributors throughout the United States and Canada. Based in Toronto, Anatolia Tile & Stone is a privately owned 100% Canadian corporation that is growing rapidly. Currently we are looking for an eager, motivated Lead Hand - Inventory Control to join our team in Caledon.

    Position Summary

    Under the direction of the Warehouse Manager, the Lead Hand facilitates the execution of cycle counts and the effective resolution of inventory discrepancies and location issues, assists with the distribution of workload amongst staff, provides absence/vacation back-up coverage for key roles, and helps maintain an organized, safe and productive work environment.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Performs quality control verification checks ensuring proper movement and labelling of product, along with correctness of inventory locations and proper stacking methods for optimized inventory integrity

    Conducts inventory-related troubleshooting, verifies orders and maintains appropriate inventory levels and product loss control

    Communicates and coordinates with departments/supervisors to ensure flow and throughput is optimized

    Facilitates coordinating and conducting cycle counts and provides accurate analysis and account of product damages and disposals

    Assists in controlling inventory and allocating space for stock by applying strong organization and time management skills

    Recommends changes in procedures to improve the operating efficiency of the department, and leads improvement projects and initiatives as assigned

    Assists in assigning warehouse team members to meet the demands of the facility, while working alongside with them providing guidance as required

    Maintains various records and reports as necessary, including tracking data for KPIs and other departmental metrics as may be established from time to time

    Provides backup coverage for absences and vacations within the inventory team and performs various administrative duties as assigned

    Completes forklift inspections, maintains all inspection records, and ensures that deficiencies are documented, communicated and corrected with urgency as required

    Assists in onboarding and training new hires, and facilitates other training sessions as needed

    Works closely with supervisors and management to achieve business objectives and support growth

    Performs additional duties as assigned


    Minimum high school education required, additional relevant courses an asset

    At least 1 year previous inventory control experience required

    Flexible and able to work overtime hours as required, and must be able to get to this location reliably and consistently

    Certified Counterbalance operator with valid license and a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant driving experience in a busy warehouse environment

    Strong English verbal and written communication skills

    Experience with ERP software and warehouse management systems required, SAP preferred

    Demonstrated proficiency using RF scanners and various other software/systems for effective and efficient warehouse transactions

    Demonstrated accountability for quality, accuracy and adherence to work instructions with occasional checking of accuracy, quality and adherence to instructions.

    Demonstrated capability to provide guidance to other staff as needed in relation to the execution of job duties and assigned projects

    Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with peers within the work area and other departments.

    Good communication and collaboration skills required.

    Quality-minded with strong attention to detail.

    Ability to work under tight deadlines necessary and flexibility to work overtime as required to ensure deadlines are achieves is required.

    Organized, detail oriented, thorough worker.

    Comfortable working in a fast-paced, physically demanding warehouse environment.

    We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Anatolia Tile & Stone is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process. Anatolia Tile & Stone will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known in advance. Interested applicants should submit their updated resume and application form on or before the posting deadline closes. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those meeting the minimum qualifications will be interviewed.Anatolia Tile Stone is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. Anatolia Tile Stone is an owned subsidiary of Anatolia Group Inc., a global Canadian-owned and managed Corporation. Anatolia Group Inc., includes diverse holdings in building materials manufacturing and distribution, real estate and capital investments. Other subsidiaries include Anatolia Capital Corp., Anatolia Tile Stone (Turkey) A.S. and Anatolia Ceramics (Turkey) A.S.; with office, warehousing, international supply chain distribution and manufacturing in China, Turkey, the United States and Canada.