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Inventory Control Agent (temporary mandate)

Job Number: J1022-0466
Job Type: Temporary
City, Province, Country: Boucherville, Quebec, Canada
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Number of Positions: 1
Job Location: Boucherville

A leader in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry, and celebrating its 70th anniversary in March 2022, The Master Group has been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies since 2010 and is the largest privately held HVAC-R distributor in Canada. Today, the company employs 1,300 dynamic and dedicated people who serve the industry in more than 49 branches and 4 distribution centers from British Columbia to the Atlantic Provinces and in 19 branches in the United States.

The inventory control agent acts as a resource person for our various branches to explain inventory discrepancies. To that end, he or she processes and checks the accuracy of various inventory and sales reports, actively participates in the inventory counts of our various points of sale and handles the training and supervision of stakeholders in maintaining a precise control of their inventories.

Principal tasks:

Inventory Management
• Support assign branches for inventory control and manage cycle counts on a daily basis
• Prepare, supervise and control branches’ physical inventory count
• Conduct the research needed to explain discrepancies
• Ensure accuracy between computer data and manual item counts in branches
• Check our branches’ and distribution centres’ SO, WT, non-stock inventory and direct inventory reports
• Perform the data entry needed for inventory adjustments and reconciliation
• Take the steps needed to ensure the monitoring and compliance with internal controls and company policies

User Support
• Answer all branch questions about inventories on a daily basis
• Provide training to branch employees on internal controls and procedures


• College diploma or equivalent
• Certification in accounting, inventory management/ supply chain management is an asset
• Three years of experience in a similar role
• Experience and comfort with the MS Office Suite
• Experience in customer service is an asset.

• Hold a valid driver’s licence
• Be available to travel occasionally throughout Canada

Work conditions:

  • Group insurance from day 1 (medical, dental, short and long term disability insurance)
  • Contribution to a group RRSP upon hiring
  • Employee assistance program (psychological, financial, legal and parental support services)
  • Access to telemedicine with health professionals by chat or secure video session from day 1
  • Contribution to membership in a fitness center
  • Reimbursement of membership or renewal of a professional order
  • Anticipated vacation program