Senior Inventory Analyst

IPEX Group of companies

IPEX Group of companies

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Job description

IPEX is one of the North American leading providers of advanced plastic piping systems. Our mission is to shape a better tomorrow by connecting people with water and energy.

We currently have an exciting opportunityfor a Senior Inventory Analyst to be based in the Nuns Island Montreal and reports to the Assistant Controller – Costing.

Job Summary:

IPEX is currently looking for a motivated, passionate, and dynamic person to fill the position of Senior Inventory Analyst, reporting to the Assistant Controller - Costing. As part of the costing team, this person will have responsibilities in the preparation of inventory analysis and control including slow moving inventory and potential obsolescence. Overall responsibility for the training and supervision of 1 inventory analyst for IPEX NA and key business partner for DCs across NA. Inventory control as it pertains to regrind, scrap, inventory reserves, and annual physical inventory is key to this position. Analysis pertaining to the annual audit, providing data and analysis for the quarterly forecasts, and participation in ad hoc projects is also key.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively work with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure the reporting expectations are clearly defined and understood;
  • Train and supervise the inventory analyst helping to control and maintain the inventory management system;
  • Manage the annual physical inventory process and support the inventory cycle counting process;
  • Analysis of different obsolescence reasons and establish and recommendation of reserves for obsolescence;
  • Year-end adjustment of raw materials to Weighted Average Cost and according to Company guidelines and IFRS;
  • Organize and validate operational information (financial, scope, risk, performance, quality) and compile regular reports;
  • Oversee, identify, and resolve deviations;
  • Recommend corrective actions to resolve issues related to inventory;
  • Complete ad hoc assignments to support DCs;
  • Journal entry preparation;
  • Assist DC managers with any inquiries;
  • Periodic visit and/or work sessions at the DCs;
  • Participate in year-end preparations.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Completed bachelor’s degree in accounting;
  • CPA-CMA, CPA, or MBA designation, or close to obtaining;
  • 4-7 years of Inventory experience;
  • Fully bilingual (French and English);
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and information;
  • Analytical, detail oriented;
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows software environment (Excel and Word compulsory).

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of own procedures and concepts and basic knowledge of other disciplines;
  • Ability to review and analyze new situations based on the analysis of information and previous experiences;
  • Possess strong communication and diplomacy skills;
  • Collaborates with other departments within IPEX.

Key Contacts:

  • Offer direct financial communication with DC managers, internal accounting/costing department, internal purchasing/procurement, Supply Chain, and upper management;
  • Collaboratively work with all internal and external stakeholders.

Working Conditions:

  • Nearly always work indoors in corporate office environment with long periods of sitting;
  • May on occasion be exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels;
  • Employee may experience progressive degrees of factors in the work process which may cause mental tension or anxiety (changing work priorities, deadlines, accuracy, quotas, conflicting demands);
  • Employee is expected to communicate by Microsoft team, Zoom, telephone, e-mail, and in-person discussions;
  • May have a high level of social contact.

IPEX is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability. Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for IPEX jobs. To request an accommodation, please contact HR at:

About the employer

Leader in thermoplastic piping systems, the IPEX by Aliaxis design and manufacture the largest, most recognized and diverse range of integrated piping products – Everything professionals need to manage the full spectrum of today’s municipal, industrial, commercial and residential challenges.

But what IPEX offers goes far beyond pipes, valves and fittings. Our commitment to excellence means IPEX also brings accountability, reliability and integrity to each and every project, backed by strong distributor relationships and the industry’s most comprehensive and experienced sales and support network. It’s what has made IPEX the responsible choice in North America for over fifty years.

Posting date
Job location
Region: Montreal
City: Montréal
Job type
Full time
Employer's industry
Years of experience
Not specified
Employee supervision
1 to 5
Annual salary
Not specified
Language proficiency level
French: Advanced
English: Advanced
Application deadline
Ms. Carla Freiha
IPEX Group of companies
IPEX Group of companies
101-3 Du Commerce Place
Verdun (Quebec)
H3E 1H7

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