Parts Department Assistant

  • Employer: Vancouver Fire & Radius Security
  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Job Type: Full
  • Job Status: Permanent Time
  • Category: Vancouver Fire
  • Sub Category: N/A
  • Job ID: 164
  • Posting Date: Nov 10, 2022
  • Posting Expiry: N/A
  • Contact Name: Stephanie Lowe
  • Contact Email: slowe@vanfire.com
  • Contact Phone: 6046440870
  • Contact Fax: N/A

Job Details

Introduction

The role of the parts Department Assistant is to facilitate our growing company’s inventory & supply chain requirements. This position is suited for that individual who wants a career in inventory control. This role will assist the Parts Team in carrying out the duties associated with running the Parts Department By providing a wide range of support services including pulling parts for orders, cycle counts, receiving, forklift moves. This position is suited for an individual who wants a career in inventory control.

Why does our team LOVE working for us?

  • Job stability! Our company was deemed an essential service and we were lucky to continue to serve our communities during the pandemic. Our company is continuing to grow year over year, and we have exciting expansion plans for the future!
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Monthly profit sharing bonus program
  • Charitable donation matching
  • Gym membership discount for our staff and their spouses
  • We have an in-house mechanic, so you can have your car serviced while you work (he offers preferred rates)
  • Fun-loving team environment with various company events (virtual gaming, spirit weeks, community involvement/volunteer activities, etc.)
  • Ability to make an impact – we welcome your ideas and love when our team members get to see their initiatives come to fruition!
  • Learning and development opportunities to grow within the business.
  • You have a voice. We empower our people to bring forward suggestions to improves processes.
  • Central location located right next to the river, with a lovely walking path available on lunch breaks. Minutes drive away from Queensborough shopping center.
  • We have a strong brand reputation, and people are proud to work for a place that is a staple in our communities.

Job Description

The Assistant’s duties will include but not limited to:

  • Filling parts requests for other departments & technicians
  • Data entry in accounting software
  • Communicating with vendor to order parts
  • Receiving parts from couriers
  • Stocking shelves
  • Inventory control which includes maintaining stock levels as per forecast report
  • Accurate picking of parts for schedules and bill of materials
  • Maintains a clean & organized stockroom
  • Assist inventory count as required
  • Vacation relief for Depot Driver and other staff as required
  • Forklift moves
  • Other tasks as directed by parts lead or parts supervisor as required

Requirements

Hard Skills

  • 1-year inventory experience
  • Computer skills and familiarity with commonly used office programs.
  • Forklift certified
  • Continuous learning
  • Valid class 5 driver’s licence
  • Physically fit, able to stand, bend twist, squat, lift
  • Excellent communication skills in English

Soft Skills

Excellent Customer Service

1. Ability to think outside the box and finding way to problem-solve to help the customer with their needs.

2. Demonstrate a positive and outgoing attitude and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers.

3. Demonstrates an enthusiasm for delivering excellent customer experience.

Commitment to Quality

1. Demonstrates strong attention to detail and accuracy

2. Ability to follow standardized processes and help identify more efficient ways of doing things

3. “Lean” thinking

Strong Organization & Prioritization

1. Demonstrates method of organization and prioritization techniques

2. Ability to meet deadlines and deliver results against expectations

Excellent Work Ethic and Teamwork

1. Proactive and demonstrates a desire to seek out other work when complete

2. Willingness and desire to help and support teammates

3. Continuous learning mentality

Personality Traits

1. Calm and patient demeanor

2. Positive and friendly attitude

3. Confident

4. Decisive

5. Open-minded

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