Restaurant Equipment Coordinator

The second largest burger chain in Canada, A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. is a Canadian company that generates over $1 billion in revenues through more than 1,000 franchised restaurants across the country. A&W has articulated Climate Goals that sustain an exceptional corporate culture. With a steadfast commitment to Climate Goals and strategy, A&W has consistently earned recognition as a highly successful enterprise and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Collectively, franchised A&W restaurants in Canada annually curate more than 200 million guest experiences.

Key contributors to A&W’s enduring success, and ability to pivot effectively in this unprecedented time of COVID 19, are the members of A&W’s world-class supply chain management and purchasing team located at Home Office in North Vancouver.  Continued brand success has created an opportunity for an additional person to join the Supply Chain and Purchasing team in the role of Restaurant Equipment Coordinator. This role comprises a unique chance for someone seeking a substantive career in supply chain management to work with, and for, an exceptional team and company. The position is based at A&W’s Home Office in North Vancouver.

The Restaurant Equipment Coordinator, at A&W known as Equipment Services Representative (ESR), supports all A&W restaurants, new and existing, by providing estimates and procurement, and expediting and problem-solving services on equipment, décor, and signage orders. Working within the team of Equipment Services Representatives and reporting to the Equipment Services Supervisor, the ESR must develop and maintain superb working relationships with restaurant operators, suppliers, and a wide range of internal departments, including Purchasing & Distribution, Design & Construction, Operations, Marketing, and Accounting.

The ideal candidate is a proactive, positive and resourceful problem solver with sound judgment, a strong drive for results and a deep commitment to customer service, collaboration and sustainable solutions. A flexible and effective multi-tasker who listens to understand, the candidate must have the capacity to maintain a calm and approachable manner in a busy, fast paced environment. The candidate must possess excellent organizational, communication, influencing, and computer skills, and the ability to work independently as well as on a dynamic team.  The ideal candidate has completed an undergraduate degree in Commerce or Business Administration and has had at least 2 years of office experience in a dynamic setting.  It would be a significant asset to be fluently bilingual in French and English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to reply, in confidence, quoting file #14687 to search@janetdavid.com.  Please forward a cover letter and resume as one WORD file. We thank and acknowledge all candidates and will proactively contact those selected for interviews.