Henry's Electrical Parts Purchaser and Inventory Manager Banff

Henry's Electric Service
116 Eagle Cres, Banff, AB
$28–$38 an hour - Permanent, Full-time
Job details

$28–$38 an hour
Job type
Shift and schedule
Monday to Friday

Casual dress
Company events
Dental care
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
Paid time off
Full job description
A rare opportunity to join the administrative team of Henry’s Electric Service in Banff, Alberta. Support the growth and modernization of a local operation. Since 1949 Henry’s has been serving the Bow Valley Community providing Electrical Contracting expertise.

We are currently seeking an additional Electrical Parts Purchaser and Inventory Manager to support our Electricians and oversee the smooth flow of material through our shop to jobsites.

Responsibilities (What does a typical day look like?):

1. Shop management:

Your day begins at 6:45AM ensuring all material currently received is labeled, properly shelved, and ready to be taken by the electrical crews – at 2:45PM your day is complete and you’re on your way home.
Receive material orders, coordinate with couriers for unloading using various equipment including forklifts, power tailgates, pallet jacks and manual hand bombing.
Collaborate with the other Electrical Purchaser and Controller to manage discrepancies.
Process high-priority material orders promptly and accurately based on communication from Electricians.
Provide assistance to walk-in customers seeking electrical parts.
2. Purchasing materials

Electricians will provide orders via paper order sheets, telephone, email and our IT system. Take all of the input streams, and issue purchase orders to our vendors to ensure material arrives to the shop in Banff in a timely manner.
Handle shop stock orders, and process excess material returned by Electricians.
Organize and maintain a tidy warehouse space, including disposal of obsolete material and garbage.
3. Inventory Management

Input and verify inventory items into IT system.
Complete cycle counts, ensure accuracy of inventory in IT system.
Familiarize yourself with software-based ordering systems and propose internal processes to enhance efficiency.
4. Customer service:

Provide backup for our administrator and other purchaser.
Speak with customers and suppliers to understand their issues. Generate work orders and create/assign tasking in our IT system based on requests.
Work with our operations and service managers to co-ordinate customer requests into scheduling software.
5. Administration and Collaboration:

Provide coverage for other office staff as required
Collaborate with team to develop and implement internal processes.

Forklift operator’s certificate and experience are advantageous.
Experience in an electrical parts warehouse, counter sales, or inside sales for an electrical distributor is highly valued.
Experience as a construction electrician or apprentice is highly valued.
Experience with Quickbooks Online, Microsoft Excel, SimPRO and other software platforms is beneficial.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $28.00-$38.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


Casual dress
Company events
Dental care
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Life insurance
Paid time off
Wellness program
Flexible Language Requirement:

French not required

Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:

Banff, AB T1L 1B5: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
Work Location: In person