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Stockroom Purchaser

Shaw-Almex Industries Limited

Stockroom Purchaser

Shaw-Almex Industries Limited

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Job type:  Permanent, Full-time

Shift and schedule:  8 hour shift, Monday to Friday

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Company description

Almex Group, historically known as Shaw-Almex Industries Limited, has been one of the leading manufacturers of conveyor belt vulcanizing equipment for over 60 years. With 18 locations and customers across 123 different countries and a global network of exclusive distributors, Almex Group has expanded to be a family of brands to support all aspects of your conveyor system setup, monitoring and maintenance.

Our Mission is to provide superior products that meet or exceed our customers’ expectations. To provide opportunities for our employees and partners achieve the full ability that they have, and to promote an environment of trust and integrity in all the transactions that we are involved in.

ALMEX offers employment stability and a safe and healthy work environment. Become part of the ALMEX Family!

Our facility in Parry Sound Ontario, in the heart of the beautiful 30,000 islands, has a new employment opportunity.

Stockroom Purchaser

Performs daily receipts of product coming in and hand off paperwork to accounts payable. Completes daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly inventory cycle counts.


  • Manage daily operation of procurement, purchasing, and inventory departments.
  • Setting up and managing purchase orders with vendors.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as engineering, production, and quality assurance, to identify or qualify new suppliers.
  • Manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing, or receiving.
  • Oversee inventory counts during quarterly audits.
  • Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, or optimize customer service.
  • Compile inventory reports and communicate with management.
  • Investigate inventory shortages and discrepancies.
  • Keep track of inventory levels and make sure production has everything required while not letting inventory levels get too high.
  • Use lean principles and apply them to inventory set up in various locations around the plant.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and from time-to-time other related duties may be required of the role to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • Bachelor’s or College degree in Business administration, Supply Chain Management, or similar field preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with inventory management and/or receiving in a manufacturing, warehouse, industrial, or related environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of purchasing strategies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with business application software, purchasing, and resource planning systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, practices and procedures utilized in the acquisition of inventory.
  • Possess a keen sense of attention to detail with exceptional organizational skills.
  • High degree of self-discipline and motivation.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems, preferably Epicor.
  • Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.

Why You Want This Position

Almex Group is a company that gives back to its community and cares deeply about its employees. We are family oriented and corporately driven.

Who You Are

You are extremely intelligent and confident, and able to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment. You are professional and personable and can relate well with people. You will have an approach that will help you thrive in this challenging and growing organization.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Parry Sound, ON P2A 2W8: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (required)


  • Inventory management: 3 years (required)

Work Location: In person

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer.

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