Manager, Logistics & Inventory


Gisele Kelly
People & Organization Services
Direct line: 403.640.8814*

*emails preferred

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Manager, Logistics & Inventory

The Calgary Food Bank is a registered Canadian charity that works with our community to gather and distribute healthy emergency food to those in need and contribute to public awareness of the conditions that lead to food security.

We are seeking a Manager, Logistics & Inventory.


Position Overview:

Reporting to the CEO, the Manager, Logistics & Inventory, you are responsible for providing leadership to the overall provision of an integrated inventory, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, and transportation process.

As Manager, Logistics & Inventory you will:

Plan, develop and implement operational strategies in the context of overall organizational strategy.

  • Manage and coordinate the flow of materials and equipment from donation to distribution.
  • Prepare, monitor and administer an annual operating and capital budget including containing and minimizing the direct and indirect costs of purchasing.
  • Development, implementation and management the logistics and inventory requirements of the organization.
  • Maintenance of centralized purchasing, inventory management, stores, and distribution programs and procedures.
  • Manage personnel, work allocation, training, problem resolution, and performance to achieve peak productivity establishing a workplace climate conducive to meet Food Bank objectives.
  • Advocate a safe work environment assuring all safety requirements.


  • Proven strength with strategic, analytical and visionary abilities to establish broad departmental and individual priorities.
  • Quick and creative thinker with the ability to convert ideas into actions through solid project management. 
  • Capable and proven relationship development and management with new and existing relationships.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with logistics, inventory, warehousing, materials management and distribution processes.
  • Requires progressive functional leadership with managerial experience in a field or fields critical to CFB
  • Superior technology skills in a networked environment.


  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience managing a logistics and inventory environment.
  • Post-secondary education in Logistics, Inventory, Supply Chain, Warehousing and/or Business (combination and equivalencies).
  • Professional certification/specialization favoured.

Additional assets:

  • Food industry experience or knowledge.
  • Legislation, regulations and safe food handling practices.
  • Exposure to Industry recognized continuous Improvement/Lean programs.
  • Workplace Health & Safety certification.
  • Certified equipment operator.



Please forward your resume and cover letter via email to:


Fax:      403.259.4240                


The Calgary Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only suitable applicants will be contacted.moncan_jobviews_10
This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been hired.