Cooler Inventory Specialist (2nd Shift)

Borden Dairy Conroe, TX
Summary:

This position requires a blend of skills and experience that are specifically focused on the management of finished goods shipping inventory including code dates, rotation accuracy, Ross Software accuracy as well as shipping location and storage. This position will be integral to the support of the Shipping and Production Scheduling team by providing accurate details of on-hand inventory, inventory movement, inventory arriving from other plants into the Shipping Department and the movement throughout the plant. The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of successful inventory control management in a fast-pace and growing environment.

Experience is mandatory for this position and only those candidates who present their history of success will be considered.

Control and supervise the overall planning, coordination and direction of all plant activity toward the achievement of maximum efficiency of operations with assurance of quality products. This includes planning, assigning and directing work, coordinating weekly Continuous Improvement (CI) meetings, addressing product and employee complaints and resolving problems. This person carries our supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Companys policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws while following all CI processes and the Management Operating Structure (MOS) and Safety.

Control and supervise the overall planning, coordination and direction of all plant activity toward the achievement of maximum efficiency of operations with assurance of quality products. This includes planning, assigning and directing work, coordinating weekly Continuous Improvement (CI) meetings, addressing product and employee complaints and resolving problems. This person carries our supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Companys policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws while following all CI processes and the Management Operating Structure (MOS) and Safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Running a series of inventory reports on daily, weekly, or monthly basis and performs detailed analysis of item performance.

* Daily reconciliation of previous days production against Ross Software and physical count. Make necessary adjustments to correct variance before previous day batch closes.

* Develop accurate, consistent, and enhancements to the inventory reporting structure. (i.e. daily report of current inventory and inventory variances).

* Perform inventory adjustments within the Ross Software and inventory management system.

* Perform visual validation of inventory by day, date and location as needed to maintain accurate inventory counts.

* Perform daily/weekly/monthly cycle counts and reconciliation.

* Perform weekly and monthly full physical inventory reconciliation by day and date.

* Report, maintain and update the daily inventory tracker (if applicable) and current inventory positions at daily OEE and shift meetings.

* Work in conjunction with the Shipping and Production teams and maintain flexible attitude supporting all stated objectives for new orders and verification of inventory to confirm customer orders.

* Maintenance and accountability of accurate inventory levels at all times.

* Perform in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission Statement and Operating Principles

* Must be available to work holidays and weekends. Must be able to work overtime as the business requires.

* Maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe work area.

* Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures.

* Follow all safety and security policies and procedures.

* Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.

* Follow all food safety and quality system requirements by committing to meet all pertinent regulatory, customer and Safe Quality Foods (SQF) requirements.

* Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

NOTE: This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.

Additional Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education/Experience:

* High school diploma or GED, required.

* Minimum one (1) year inventory management experience, required.

* Strong Microsoft Office skills (focus on Excel), required.

* Refrigerated warehouse and production/manufacturing experience, preferred.

Other Functions:

* The position requires precision and is very detail oriented.

* Must work with fellow co-workers and promote a teamwork environment.

* Good problem-solving skills and communication

* The candidate must have prior experience in inventory control and/or demonstrate excellent attention to detail.

* Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to organize vast amounts of data.

* Demonstrate ability to multi-task several priorities and possess solid time management skills.

* Capable of working the entire MS Outlook and Excel. Ross experience is a plus.

* Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data.

* Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts, as required.

* Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills required.

* Must be able to work independently.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None.

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

Working Conditions: Primarily office.

Language Skills: Ability to communicate in English is required; however, bilingual skills may be preferred based on business necessity.