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Retail Shrink Prevention Associate


Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada. Our mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through superior service, quality products and everyday great prices. We protect our customers and staff by hiring and training associates committed to our safety values.

We employ over 3700 people and work hard to increase our market share through strategic investment in training and technology. In addition to our retail stores, we operate truss manufacturing facilities and a wholesale drywall company. We are a member of Independent Lumber Dealers Co-operative which ensures our great product selection and pricing.

A Shrink Prevention Specialist  is responsible for the loss prevention program within the store. They work a varied schedule and must be able to handle confidential information and work professionally at all times.

Typical career steps are to work in process improvement or become a district loss prevention manager. 

  • Reviewing and maintaining the store’s security system (CCTV)
  • Surveillance of all areas including perimeter checks
  • Ensuring cycle counts are completed
  • Presenting at team meetings and associate orientation
  • Assisting in investigations with the district loss prevention manager
  • Investigate and report external theft and fraud issues
  • Working closely with management to ensure policies and processes are followed and effective

  • Can work independently with high attention to detail and a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience with investigations is an asset
  • Knowledge of building supplies is an asset

We offer:
  • A safe work environment 
  • Incentive programs 
  • Employee discount 
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan 
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement 
  • Training 

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

 Apply today! 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


To learn more about our products and services, click here




Kent Building Supplies is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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