Now Hiring – Operations Specialist

We are looking for a motivated Operations Specialist to help grow our accomplished Product Development firm and its Brands.

 Position Overview:

Develpro Inc. is Toronto’s notable design firm that everyone’s talking about. We are independently owned and operated by award winning innovators, engineers, graphic, web and industrial designers.

Unique to Develpro is a diverse portfolio of product development, including the world-class design and manufacturing facilitation of their own line of home and garden décor. This growing line of products are all manufactured in Canada under the brand Decorpro (Please visit

We are currently looking for an Operations Specialist who will oversee the safe receipt, storage, retrieval and timely dispatch of goods from our residential office. The successful candidate will plan the arrangement of goods within the facility and organize special requirements for certain stock, such as tradeshow and showroom goods. You will be required to meet productivity targets and maintain computerized administration for all inventory records. This role will also include the picking, packing and distribution for orders being shipped from our facilities around the world by both freight and small parcel.



Responsibilities will include:

-    Communicating with other departments, staff groups and customers

-    Overseeing stock control and processing orders

-    Ensuring quality, delivery and budget objectives are met

-    Delivering and fulfilling objectives and directions from the operation’s director

-    Carrying out responsibilities for the use of automated and computerized systems

-    Responding to and dealing with customers and suppliers with communication by email, fax and telephone

-    Keeping stock control systems up to date and planning future capacity requirements

-    Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

-    Briefing other departments on any issues for that particular day

-    Monitor the quality of goods we are receiving

-    Ensuring the health, safety, cleanliness and security of the work environment




-    Experience in a fast paced warehouse environment or similar

-    Understanding inventory management, and physical distribution of goods

-    Strong analytical and problem solving skills

-    Ability to set priorities and to be self disciplined and consistent

-    Ability to develop and implement lead times and follow through with suppliers responsible for them.

-    Computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and integrated systems UPS CampusShip and Filemaker

-    Ability to work in all levels of the organization

-    Excellent oral and written communication



To apply for this position

Please email you resume and cover letter to

Corbee Dutchburn @



Pete Black – Taxation Consultant, Rawlco Services

Pippa Hildred

Pippa Hildred, Sales Director

Pippa Hildred an expert in Sales & Marketing, is the Sales Director at Develpro.

In her current position, Pippa oversees the Sales & Customer Service division of Decorpro’s product brand.  She is responsible for the daily sales operations and oversees the hiring of the company’s Sales Representatives.

She is instrumental in identifying opportunities for promoting and marketing the company image leading to significant levels of new revenue.

Pippa has spent more than 20 years working in the hospitality industry both in the U.K and Canada.  Prior to joining Develpro, Pippa has held various sales & marketing positions in the hospitality field, including being the National Sales Manager at The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto.

Chris Hewitt – Systems Engineer

David Campbell – Business Strategy Consultant

Corbee Dutchburn, President / Director of Innovation

Develpro Inc. established in 1974 ( is an experienced, market-focused team that offers strategic new product development, market analysis, business planning, product feasibility studies, product testing and complete implementation through to manufacturing, product launch and hands-on management. Develpro has over 40 combined years experience in product development and design, product engineering, manufacturing, creative marketing, strategic planning, communications, and execution.

Corbee Dutchburn has experience in marketing communications, strategic marketing, business planning, branding and creative development and marketing development for a wide range of clients in the technology, B2B and B2C sectors, consumer products and retail markets.

Corbee was President & C.O.O for Alternate Energy Corporation during its launch and Vice President Operations for Accord Plastics. At Teknion Furniture Systems he was a Senior Product Engineering Designer/Database Coordinator, responsible for complete manufacturing processes including Injection Moulding, Die Casting, Extrusions, Roll Forming, Self Skinning Urethane Foam Moulding, Wood Component Design and Steel Fabrication. Corbee brings a keen sense of business strategy, marketing, project management and a creative eye to every challenge.

Corbee is recognized as a Certified Engineering Technician by the Ontario Association of Engineering Technicians and Technologists. He is a senior member within The Society of Manufacturing Engineers as well a member within The American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of the Institute of Chartered Engineers of Canada.