Inventory Assistant

  • Employer: Vancouver Fire and Radius Security
  • Location: Richmond, BC
  • Job Type: Full
  • Job Status: Permanent Time
  • Category: Fire Service
  • Sub Category: N/A
  • Job ID: 82
  • Posting Date: Sep 3, 2019
  • Posting Expiry: N/A
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Job Details


The role of the Inventory 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 Supervisor in carrying out the filling, ordering, record-keeping, and maintenance of all parts. 

Job Description

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

  • Filling parts requests for Tickets/Technicians
  • Tracking of on reserve & B/O materials
  • Communicating with vendor to order parts
  • Receiving parts from couriers at the counter
  • Shipping, invoicing, and stocking shelves
  • Inventory control which includes maintaining stock min/max levels,
  • Recording accurate inventory input on count sheets
  • Accurate picking of parts for schedules and bill of materials
  • Shipping unused stock/repairs back to vendor
  • Maintaining a clean & organized stockroom
  • Loading and unloading as required
  • Vacation relief for Depot Driver and other staff as required
  • Aiding the customer counter as required
  • Other tasks as directed by shop manager or parts supervisor as required


What you have:

  • 1 – 2 years inventory experience
  • Computer skills and familiarity with commonly used office programs
  • Ability to operate a variety of material handling equipment, including fork-lift & pallet jack would be an asset
  • Good record keeping
  • Valid driver’s licence(an asset)
  • Ability to stand, bend twist, squat, lift for a long period of time
  • Excellent communication skills in English

Who you are

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

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 Team Work

  1. Proactive and demonstrates a desire to seek out other work when complete
  2. Willingness and desire to help and support team mates

Why work here:

  • Tons of variety and learning opportunities
  • Job-specific training
  • Active manager who will offer you the opportunities to learn new skills
  • Tuition assistance after 1 year to help you develop your new skills
  • Career-path opportunities for the right person
  • Full benefits after 3 months (50/50 shared)
  • RRSP matching after 1 year
  • Company-wide bonuses
  • Fun corporate events
  • Community involvement, fundraising, and volunteerism

If you are interested in a career in inventory control, please email your resume to

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