• Posted on:
    Feb 18, 2021
  • Application Deadline:
    Mar 24, 2021
  • Location:
    Middlesex County
  • Position Type:
    Full Time
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Inventory Specialist


Job Description

Are you an experienced Inventory Management Specialist who is looking to build on your strong track record of “shipping, receiving and inventory management”, in an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Indigenous people within a strengths-based focused environment?

Thunderbird Partnership Foundation is a national non-profit organization serving First Nations in Mental Wellness. Our mandate is set by 3 frameworks:
1. Honouring Our Strengths: A Renewed Framework to Address Substance  Use Issues Among First Nations in Canada
2. Indigenous Wellness Framework
3. First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework

Our core stakeholders are First Nations communities and the network of First Nations adult and youth treatment centres. To support the mandate, Thunderbird has two office locations, one based in a First Nations community in southwestern Ontario, and the other in the city of London, Ontario. This position is based out of the London office. The organization operates with five core functions: Policy and Partnerships, Operations, Research, Training & Education, and Communications with a staff of 30 fulltime employees, a number of contracted term specific positions, and collaboration with organizational partnerships.

You will

  • Be responsible for overseeing activities related to inventory management including: reconciling purchase orders, completing coding of accounts payable and supplier statements relating to supply, material and product orders within a fast paced and national not for profit First Nations organization.
  • Work on a team with others like yourself who are dedicated to work which has real value and meaning in the lives of others.
  • Apply all your experience, skills, talents, and passion for the benefit of others while learning from the expertise of your wellness focused team.
  • Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from knowing that your work is much more than just a job.


  • Be responsible for maintaining Thunderbird Partnership Foundation’s inventory by loading, unloading, sorting and moving shipments and verifying, receiving, counting and inputting inventory into the inventory database of all incoming and outgoing supplies and materials checking their condition ensuring they are of good quality.
  • Work closely with management and oversee multiple orders from various teams; be responsible for the development and improvement of existing procedures aimed at preventing losses; maintain an inventory level through accurate records; and completing inventory count on a scheduled basis
Education RequirementSecondary School Diploma Experience Requirement
  • Secondary School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field;
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office, databases, spreadsheets;
  • Knowledge of EZ Office Inventory is an asset;
  • Demonstrated efficiency in collaboration, planning and multitasking so that tasks are prioritized and completed within set deadlines;
  • Ability to collaborate and work as a contributing team member working toward set objectives and goals;
  • Excellent customer service skills demonstrated by providing prompt, attentive and courteous service;
  • Works well with all levels of the organization and communicates clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to make sound decisions while under pressure and problem solve effectively;
  • Skilled at compiling and analyzing data and producing reports as required;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Able to meet the physical requirements of this job including bending, lifting heavy boxes, moving supplies and packaging;
  • Ability to function autonomously with flexibility and adaptable to change in a busy environment;
  • Experience with preparing international shipments including customs documents is an asset;
  • High regard for organization’s health and safety policies and procedures;
  • Highly skilled at record keeping and ability to analyze and interpret large amounts of data;
  • Demonstrates cultural competence and ability to interact effectively, particularly with First Nation communities/societies;
  • High level of professionalism and able to maintain confidentiality at all times; and
  • Ability to attend work locations not accessible by public transportation.
How to Apply

If this sounds like the right fit for you, please email your resume and cover letter for confidential consideration.
Thunderbird Partnership Foundation (NNAPF)
22361 Austin Line
Bothwell, ON N0P 1C0
Email: resumes@nnapf.com
Closing date is: February 24, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

We value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace and are committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

To request a full job description, please contact: Annette Howlett at ahowlett@thunderbirdpf.org

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