Item File Maintenance Clerk- Term
at The North West Company

Date Posted 2019-04-12

Job Description

Position Status: Up to 16 Month Term

Bring your organizational, detail-oriented and analytical skills to your role as The Item File Maintenance Clerk at The North West Company (NWC). In your role you will be accountable for accurately entering data into the PowerHQ and the AS400 systems as provided. Joining NWC gives you the opportunity for growth and development throughout the company, a competitive salary with a benefits package and to be part of a dynamic and diverse culture.

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out northwest.ca for more information.

Your Role:

• Enter all changes, additions and deletions for Food and General Merchandise skus into the PowerHQ and AS400 systems as provided by members of a Category team;
• Track assigned work requests for audit, and send notification of task completion to Item File Maintenance Manager;
• Ensure the integrity of the data meets NWC standards as defined in the standard operating process documentation; and,
• Communicate with the Item File Maintenance Manager if unable to process data within defined timelines, take action required to enable completion when necessary.

Requirements:

• Minimum one year of office experience; previous data entry experience preferred;
• Advanced Microsoft Excel and Outlook experience;
• Knowledge of PowerHQ, AS400 is considered an asset;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of internal and external customers;
• Must be detail conscious while maintaining a high level of accuracy;
• Strong organizational, planning and prioritizing skills; and,
• Demonstrated ability to work within strict timelines.

Location: Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

Reports to: Supervisor, Item File Maintenance

You may include your resume and cover letter together as a single document. A competitive salary is being offered along with opportunities to learn, develop and advance throughout the organization. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Looking for a Rewarding Career Opportunity?

The North West Company (NWC) has a rich enterprising legacy as one of the longest continuing retail enterprises in the world and we can trace our roots back to 1668 with many of our store locations in Northern Canada and Alaska having been in operation for over 200 years. If you’re looking for a new career, consider NWC as we’re proud to offer a broad range of rewarding opportunities that will allow you to develop and contribute to the growth of our organization.

At NWC, our mission is to be a trusted provider of goods and services within hard-to-reach, underserved and less-developed markets throughout Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands and the Caribbean. While our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food, we strive to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Our stores include; Northern, North Mart, Giant Tiger junior discount store, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less, Inc.

Between our Canadian and International Operations, we offer a variety of career opportunities across a geographically diverse area. From our Corporate roles, Distribution, Canadian Retail to International opportunities, we provide challenge and meaningful work, growth and development and competitive pay and benefits packages.

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