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Inbound Team Lead

  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
CA$17.5Warehouse Operations

Job description

SPUD is looking for an Inbound Team Lead to join our team at our Calgary warehouse. The schedule for this position is to be determined.

The Inbound Team Lead oversees and participates in the daily operations of the Receiving/Inbound department at the Spud Edmonton location. Working with the team or as an individual, the Team Lead is responsible for execution of the many daily Inbound tasks. In addition, they will be responsible for communicating with the Inbound, Purchasing, ICQA and Operation teams to ensure smooth day to day operations. You will assist in developing and creating winning inbound procedures. is an online grocery delivery business in Western Canada. We are a passionate team who believe that food touches every aspect of our lives, so we are advocates for sustainable farming practices, sourcing locally, treating animals humanely, and reducing food waste. As a Certified B Corporation since 2013, we are committed to socially responsible business practices.


  • You will be the Receiving expert; you will ensure that all incoming products are received and stocked accurately, verifying quantities, quality, and expiration dates, delegating as needed throughout the team and requesting assistance if needed.
  • You will be detail oriented, when deliveries arrive, you will be the person who checks over what has been delivered, make sure it matches paperwork and signs Bills of Lading, documenting any details needed.
  • You will oversee that stock/overstock is rotated properly first-in-first-out (FIFO) removing items when damaged, expired etc. and documenting for inventory purposes.
  • Organizing and planning for incoming orders prior to arrival, effectively providing a smooth transition for receiving and storing products.
  • Guide the team to meet timelines and accuracy targets, through daily engagement & motivation.
  • Train team members on Standard Operating Procedures for Receiving and work with Inbound Supervisor to develop/update as needed.
  • Communicating with off-site teams (procurement) flagging any issues & working closely with our Inbound Supervisor.
  • Work closely with ICQA/Data Entry department, noting IO’s, completing counts etc. when needed.
  • Develop and implement strategies for reducing shorts, subs & waits.
  • Coach the team for performance & accuracy.
  • Support managers & supervisors in managing day-to-day operations.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Job requirements

  • Experience in a warehouse setting and/or within the grocery industry would be terrific!
  • Experience receiving and checking produce is a plus!
  • Team spirit and willingness to work together.
  • Enthusiasm, energy, and a positive attitude!
  • Interest in joining a fun-loving, fast-moving company.

What's in it for you?

  • 20% discount on SPUD purchases

SPUD's approach to inclusive hiring

SPUD's family of companies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer which celebrates the diversity found within our teams. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented communities, including Indigenous and First Nations, the LGBTQ2+ community, people of colour, and people with disabilities, to consider applying. We know from experience that great talent comes in many forms, and we want to meet you at your best! Please let us know if we can provide unique accommodations that will enable your equal participation!

Our Values

Our values are more than just words to us. Our values drive our success and guide our growth:

  • Create amazing customer experiences. We are passionate in our commitment to deliver for our customers.
  • Lead with sustainability and consider our impact.
  • Learn, grow and make time to celebrate wins together
  • We welcome different perspectives. Diversity makes us stronger.
  • Prioritize, work smart and deliver results for our stakeholders and each other.
  • We are committed to our mission and that requires resilience, persistence and grit to persevere and succeed.