Warehouse Manager
at The North West Company

Date Posted 2019-12-09

Job Description

Location: Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Reports To: Managing Director


In your role as Warehouse Manager, you will provide leadership and direction for the companys Wholesale division in the areas of: sales, receiving, inventory management, customer order processing, customer service and employee training development.

Duties Responsibilities:

Analyze and organize the receiving process for all incoming shipments based on order of priority; work closely with the Merchandise Manager for optimum results; Establish offloading standards as well as performance measurements and review the subcontracting system and make recommendations for policies and procedures; Implement an inventory control system, and initiate a program of cycle counting to identify possible breaches in the inventory control systems; prepare reports Develop and implement a protocol and effective feedback mechanism with the purchasing department to recommend optimum order quantities for out of stock items; Collaborate with the Sales and Marketing Department to initiate and execute plans for growth opportunities with existing and new customers; In partnership with the Finance Department execute a credit management system; Supervise and monitor the Wholesale Division Cash Charge Financial Transactions; Develop and implement programs to reduce bad merchandise levels within the department; ensure safe product handling, enforce quality standards at receiving, make regular recommendations on items to be discontinued and maximum order quantities; Ensure the effective management of the freezer, and cold store department with emphasis on but not limited to: hygenic standards, stock rotations, minimizing loss, providing feedback on un-saleable product; Manage the Pre-pack Department with a focus on: cleanliness, equipment maintenance, department goals; Establish and execute measurable performance standards and make recommendations for incentive programs; conduct performance and salary reviews; Coordinate training and professional development of all team members; and Ensure company vehicles and warehouse operating equipment in fleet are fully operational, and maintained.



Knowledge, Skill Ability:

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Ability to work on multiple tasks with varying priorities; Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills; Strong analytical, problem solving, and managerial skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and, Strong interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability to communicate with employees at on levels within the organization on a variety of business matters.


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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