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VMI Associate

Date: Jun 3, 2022

Location: Elkford, BC, CA, V0B 1H0

Company: Sonepar

We like to say that we find solutions for the everyday stuff. We’re problem solvers. We’re an engaged team that works together, and for those that work here they say we’re also like family.


Vallen is a leading provider of indirect industrial supplies – all those materials that are not part of the products our customers manufacture, and our goal is to make our customers operations run smoothly so they can focus on the core of their business.


Vallen is a member of Sonepar, and is one of Canada’s leading industrial distribution companies headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta.


Vallen currently has a permanent full-time opening for a VMI Associate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily counts of various products at customer VMI locations
  • Complete Site specific VMI lists as required
  • Scan data from the VMI lists & upload to central data base
  • Ensure resulting PO matches with original upload
  • Picking/Checking regular & VMI Orders as required
  • Loading truck with daily out bound VMI orders
  • Drive to customer sites deliver & put away ordered products at respective VMI locations
  • Handling VMI related returns as per company guidelines
  • Warehouse Shipping/ Receiving related tasks
  • Housekeeping of Warehouse
  • Various other projects that may be assigned to them by their Supervisor
  • Overtime & Off-Hours work may be required from time to time
  • Read, understand, and follow Vallen’s health, safety, and environment policies and all applicable OH&S legislation/regulations
  • Actively participate in Vallen’s health and safety management system, including training, audits, assessments, safety meetings, and inspections
  • Identify, control, and report workplace hazards including following WHMIS/TDG requirements and reporting near misses
  • Report workplace injuries immediately and participate in any return to work programs or requirements
  • Be fit for duty and physically capable of performing all required tasks


Required Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma required.
  • College/University Diploma preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) considered an asset
  • Minimum 1-2 years of related experience, preferable in a Sales/Distribution environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal & external customers
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to lift upwards of 50 pounds

What’s it like working at Vallen? Upon joining our team, you will become part of a supportive, family-oriented culture where you will be led by a president who fully believes in having an open-door policy. Your suggestions will be heard, and your hard work will be rewarded.

Vallen is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing diversity in our workforce. We welcome applications from qualified persons in underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups and from people with disabilities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.