26 Aug
Inventory Control Analyst
Tennessee, Memphis

JOB SUMMARY / GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


The Inventory Control Analyst II is responsible for maintaining accurate inventory counts and inventory system information in order to keep accurate documentation of inventory on hand.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:


Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:



  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly cycle counts to verify on hand inventory.

  • Partner with other DC functions to maintain operating targets.

  • Optimize receiving, storage, picking and loading operations.

  • Monitor product shelf life and produce rotations to minimize spoilage.

  • Understand production and inventory management concepts; such as rotation, shelf life, held product, product disposal and product recovery methods.

  • Create and distribute inventory cycle reports to management and other relevant departments.

  • Maintain positive communication and customer service relations.

  • Perform any other duties as necessary.


This position will be responsible for learning and carrying out the following tasks in the absence of the Inventory Control Manager:



  • Maintain accurate records on all product inventoried at the center; monitoring rotation/transfer of stock while avoiding shortages, out-of-stock items, and obsolete items, monitoring inbound item master and make changes to reflect correct locations for product and set-up locations for new product.

  • Locally procure product to restock inventory from local vendors, coordinating with corporate as necessary.

  • Maintain lowest possible inventory expense through continual monitoring stock levels and customer demands.

  • Complete cycle counts and investigations of inventory gains and losses.

  • Train and certify all warehouse management, inventory control, and warehouse and driver associates on proper inventory procedures (i.e. Inventory Integrity Procedures).

  • Arranges for stock transfers and combination loads and provide new product information to the appropriate departments for entry into the computer system.

  • Communicate with appropriate management; inform teams and customers about planned marketing and promotional activities to insure adequate supply of items required for increased customer traffic.

  • Achieve savings in cost of inventory by working with vendors to obtain the best overall pricing on local products and inbound transportation; collect credits/debits from vendors for redelivery of out-of-stock products.

  • Complete all required reports accurately and on-time.

  • Serve as the primary center contact for corporate and vendors relating to purchasing (i.e. code dates).

  • Track trip itineraries and product returns to analyze problem areas.

  • Audit computer printouts to reduce overstock levels with open purchase orders.

  • Achieve established measurements for your center in the following areas; inventory turns, OSD/fill rate, vendor claims/credits, waste and obsolescence, quality assurance, and overtime.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:


A teammate in this position must have:



  • 2-3 years inventory control experience

  • Bachelors degree, preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Outlook.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


WORKING CONDITIONS:



  • Warehouse/office environment.


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