HEAD OFFICE CAREERS – CURRENT JOB OPENINGS - Goodness Me!

HEAD OFFICE CAREERS – CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Inventory Manager

Do you want to love what you do, and love where you work? Goodness Me! natural food market is not your mainstream grocery store. It’s more than just shopping; it’s discovering the power of food! 

We are a locally-owned business with approximately 500 employees & 9 store locations. 

Our rapid & aggressive growth has led to this new opportunity, based out of our Brantford office.  This position will require routine travel between the stores. 

With your experience analyzing sales (multiple channels, seasonal cycles & promotional initiatives), developing & executing inventory planning/control strategies, and success in driving down lead times, you will naturally excel in this role. 

You will develop strategies & methods for improving operational efficiencies, lead and improve our full-cycle inventory planning (analyze variances & determine corrective actions), target out of stock and develop/implement cost savings/loss mitigation processes for return, markdown, or blow outs of underperforming SKUs. This position will also have a focus on supplier performance & optimizing our new warehouse business model. 

Ideally, your experience is from the mid-sized retail food industry (10,000+ SKUs), with 5-7 years of materials management (extensive ERP knowledge/strong reporting analytics) & proven leadership abilities. Our business needs your aptitude for analytics and an interest in processes, systems & efficiencies to prepare for future growth & expansion. 

At Goodness Me!, we are committed to engaging each customer, understanding their needs, and offering quality products and education aligned to help people live longer, healthier, and happier lives. We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and education, generous employee discounts, opportunities for advancement, and a culture promoting health, well-being, and integrity. Do you think you have what it takes to excel in this exciting and challenging role? If so, we invite you to submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@goodnessme.ca. We thank all that apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Goodness Me! is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace.  We do not discriminate in making employment decisions based upon race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any prohibited grounds.  In keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, applicants must make any accommodation needs known in advance.

 

Business Systems Analyst

Do you want to love what you do and love where you work? We are not your mainstream grocery store. It’s more than just shopping, it’s discovering the power of food! 

Goodness Me! natural food market is a locally owned business with approximately 500 employees and 9 locations. 

As a result of solid and aggressive growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Business Systems Analyst (BSA) to join our IT team. The BSA will serve as a key support to the IT Manager and the rest of the team, collaborating with our Supply Chain, Accounting, HR, and Store Operations to optimize business efficiencies & metrics. 

Your experience with ERP & Virtualized server environments would make you an ideal fit.  Previous experience in the retail industry would ensure that you transition would be fluid and seamless. 

2-5 years of leadership experience, solid technical background, sound knowledge of Agile & Waterfall methodologies, and experience in mid-sized corporations is ideal.           

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Educational & Experience Requirements:

At Goodness Me!, we are committed to engaging each customer, understanding their needs, and offering quality products and education aligned to help customers live healthy lives. We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and education, employee discounts, opportunities for advancement, and a culture of promoting healthy eating and living. Do you think you would make a great addition to our dedicated team? If so, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to jobs@goodnessme.ca.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Goodness Me! is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace.  We do not discriminate in making employment decisions based upon race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any prohibited grounds.  In keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, applicants must make any accommodation needs known in advance.

 

Purchasing Coordinator - 10 Month Contract

Are you a recent graduate looking to join a growing company? Are you interested in the retail natural health industry? Goodness Me! (GM) has a great opportunity to get your foot in the door as a Purchasing Coordinator – Supplements, Personal Care, Healthy Lifestyles, and Books . The Purchasing Coordinator will serve as a key technical and administrative support to the Product Category Manager (PCM) . The Purchasing Coordinator will assist in the purchase of goods at the most favourable price and terms for the company, while simultaneously building and maintaining strategic relationships with suppliers. Coordinating with Distribution Centre Managers and Store Managers, the Purchasing Coordinator will strive to maintain the desired level of customer service and inventory at all times.

The successful candidate will have the ability to quickly calculate discounts, margins, percentages, and volumes. Strong writing skills are required for creating reports, correspondence, agreements, requests, and other documentation. An individual who is able to demonstrate a true understanding and genuine concern for the needs of the GM customer will thrive in this role. This is a full-time 10 month contract position to cover a maternity leave, based out of our Brantford office.

Job Summary: The Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Product Category Manager in category sourcing and supply chain management. This includes gathering and prioritizing customer requirements, analyzing competitor information, assisting with the category and sourcing management, supplier negotiations, demand planning, promotions, pricing, order management, inventory management and returns/credits. The Purchasing Coordinator will support the PCM in working with suppliers, marketing, store operations, information technology, finance, and human resources to ensure revenue, cost of product, margin, inventory and customer satisfaction metrics are met and maintained.

Qualifications:

At Goodness Me!, we are committed to engaging each customer, understanding their needs, and offering quality products and education aligned to help customers live healthy lives. We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and education, employee discounts, opportunities for advancement, and a culture of promoting healthy eating and living. Do you think you would make a great addition to our dedicated team? If so, please submit your resume and cover letter in confidence to here. Submissions received without a cover letter will not be considered.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Goodness Me! is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate in making employment decisions based upon race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any prohibited grounds. In keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, applicants must make any accommodation needs known in advance.