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Inventory Control Specialist

Company: United Natural Foods Inc
Location: Anniston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Wholefoods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities

* Process all store returns. Good, useable product would be placed on pallets to return to stock in either warehouse. Cases would be taped or repaired in a state ready to be selected for the next customer.
* Close dated or out of date product would be separated as whether it could be sold as salvage or marked for pig farmer.
* Sign and date all pick up documents and return to inventory control coordinator for SOX recorded keeping.
* Pull salvage product using reports generated by Quality Control using the "pull date" column.
* Build stable, secure pallets with the pulled product and label with pallet number tag.
* Enter items pulled on excel spreadsheet itemizing by pallet.
* Pull any product to be salvaged as directed by buying department, inventory control department or by chargeback.
* Correctly fill out chargeback paperwork and return to inventory control coordinator.
* Update home slot quantities using telxon functions when removing product from the home slot.
* Make inventory adjustments in the system using the MW1K screen.
* Have knowledge of inventory control functions on the telxon.
* Transfer product to the 50RTV with telxon functions as directed by Quality Control.
* Run weekly reports on close dated perishable product to identify product that needs to be pulled using MW699 and MW697 reports.
* Run discontinued item reports (MW734) to identify discontinued items with inventory.
* Coordinate and load salvage pickups with salvage dealer.
* Communicate information as needed with inventory control, reclaim, Quality Control, buying department and warehouse supervision.
* Receive, understand and respond to emails regarding salvage product using good communication skills.
* Be able to safely operate forklift and pallet jack in conjunction with job duties.
* Other clerical duties as directed by the supervisor

Job Requirements

Relevant Experience, Education, Certification, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Working knowledge and experience, preferably in both mechanized and conventional warehousing, in picking and storage operations in dry grocery and perishable areas.
* Experience in operating all types of warehouse material handling equipment preferred.
* Knowledge of warehouse slotting system required.
* Possess ability to understand and interpret computer reports.
* General knowledge of EDP applications and computer capabilities helpful.
* Prior experience with personal computer applications preferred.
* Possess good oral and written communication skills, both with co-workers and over the telephone with outside and Company personnel.
* Possess good math skills and figure aptitude.
* Must be available to work flexible or unusual hours as needed, including weekends.

Physical Environment

* Some work is performed under general office conditions in a temperature-controlled environment.
* Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at a desk or computer terminal.
* Incumbent will be moving about the Distribution Center warehouse floor, breaking down loads and lifting between 40 and 60 lbs on a daily basis.
* Potential hazards exist in regard to machinery such as forklifts, pallet jacks, mechanized systems, movement of tractors and trailers, etc.
* Incumbent will use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Additional Information

* Schedule: Full-time

Keywords: United Natural Foods Inc, Birmingham , Inventory Control Specialist, Professions , Anniston, Alabama

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