Merchandise, Warehouse Inventory Lead - Toronto Blue Jays

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Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!


Position Title: Warehouse Inventory Lead, Merchandise

Reports To: Merchandise, Warehouse Operations Manager

Part-time Permanent: 44 hours/week 

Location: Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre (The role is not remote)





Are you interested in joining the Toronto Blue Jays Merchandise Warehouse Team? This is your chance.


The Toronto Blue Jays are looking for a Warehouse Inventory Lead.




Be a part of Canada’s only Major League Baseball Club, the Toronto Blue Jays! Reporting to the Warehouse Operations Manager, the Inventory Lead will play a large role in our commitment to deliver an exceptional fan experience. In this role you will be responsible for maintaining inventory accuracy, both physical and systematically by monitoring, validating, and tracking all inventory movements.  The successful candidate will continuously strive to achieve quality and accuracy of inventory, by adhering to and enforcing all inventory-related departmental processes.  If you enjoy working across collaborative teams, love baseball and live events – this position is for you!


This role may be for you if:


  • You enjoy motivating, energizing, and inspiring others
  • You are hands-on and unafraid of taking on new challenges
  • You thrive in fast paced high-volume working environments
  • You love the Toronto Blue Jays!




With the support from and in collaboration with the Warehouse Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the following:


Inventory Management


  • Works cross-functionally with Buying, Vendors, and within Warehouse to coordinate delivery appointments and inventory flow that best maximizes efficiency,
  • Tracks and accounts for all in-bound receiving and accurately record information into the inventory management system,
  • Ensures accurate set-up, maintenance, and entry of item records (i.e. accuracy of quantity, price, and UPC), warehouse location maintenance, replenishment, and cycle counts,
  • Records data in Yellow Dog from daily inventory counts and cycle counts in accordance with internal policies,
  • Investigate and escalate inventory discrepancies with management.  This includes the existence, cause, and resolution of inventory variances,
  • Coordinates control of damaged and defective product, ensuring any inventory changes are accounted for, and properly processed, and communicated with management, 
  • Provides feedback and where necessary, reports to management regarding operational accuracy from the results of inbound and outbound audits, inventory counts, and system related user errors,
  • Reports inventory control activity and performance results as further defined by management,
  • Assists where necessary in training warehouse team leads and warehouse associates.


Internal Partner Request Program


  • Coordinate product picking & distribution with Warehouse Team Lead(s) as well as buying and retail where necessary. 
  • Process movement of inventory via a transfer in the inventory management system.


Accounts Payable


  • Responsible for collaborating with finance, buying, and vendor partners to verify and reconcile invoice discrepancies for both Merchandising and Non-Merchandising business units.
  • Input warehouse office expenses via budget tracker with direction from Warehouse Operations Manager.





Inventory Leads must be able to work all 81 home games (evenings, weekends, and holidays) and other Rogers Centre concerts/events as required


  • Passion for sports and knowledge of the game of baseball and Toronto Blue Jays a necessity.
  • Minimum of two (2) years previous Inventory Management experience, preferably in a Warehouse and Logistics environment.
  • Post-secondary education in retail or business-related discipline is preferred.
  • Available to work all 81 home games (evenings, weekends, and holidays) as required.
  • A team player that will establish, maintain, and build strong relationships and communication with vendors and internal departments to reach desired results.
  • Able to remain flexible and respond quickly to unexpected events that may arise within the Rogers Centre Sports & Live Entertainment event calendar.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent problem solving and communication skills.
  • Able to effectively manage time and prioritize multiple responsibilities; able to multi-task in fast-paced, high-volume environment and meet required deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in Outlook, Excel (advanced), Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Appetize X Point-of-Sale and/or Yellow Dog Inventory Management System is preferred but not required.
  • Physical stamina and mobility including ability to lift, carry, kneel, bend, and reach; Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Legally able to work in Canada



  • Commitment to our team - we want you to succeed!
  • Ongoing, hands-on training to help you develop your skills.
  • Excellent employee discount to use towards Blue Jays gear.
  • A unique employment experience working for the only MLB team in Canada.



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Schedule: Part time

Shift: Variable

Length of Contract: No Selection

Work Location: 1 Blue Jays Way (210), Toronto, ON

Travel Requirements: None

Posting Category/Function: Baseball / Stadium Operations & Game Day Events

Requisition ID: 283690


Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media





Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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