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Inventory Control - Slotting Analyst

Company: UNFI
Location: Anniston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


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 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!

Location: 1450 Commerce Blvd, Anniston, AL 36207

Working Schedule:

---Monday - Friday 12:00PM (Noon) - 8:30PM


The Slotting Analyst will review and analyze inventory control reports, identify trends, and provide recommendations to Inventory and Operational leadership. This position will also help support inventory projects and programs to ensure accuracy and in compliance with service levels


  • Responsible for analyzing inventory control reports including but not limited to capacity Reports, category, top 30, abnormal item and reporting to identify trends and provide recommendations on inventory opportunities
  • Re-slot product accommodating velocity and warehouse requests as needed
  • Analyze item velocity to determine which overstock items to send to offsite and which items to return from offsite to the DC for order fulfillment
  • Coordinates and processes new items and changes in pack size, product description and discontinued product
  • Research inventory adjustments and maintain high service levels (low out of stocks)
  • Initiates date checks and periodic cycle counts
  • Research mis-slots and quality issues, verifies pick slots and back stock verification
  • Escalates potential safety problems or violations to appropriate leaders
  • Troubleshoots daily inventory control issues
  • Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location
  • Performs other relevant job duties as required

    Education/ Certifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, or related field and/or equivalent work experience in accounting
    • Capability of being licensed in operating powered industrial equipment
      • Have an understanding of procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processes
      • Working knowledge and experience, preferably in both mechanized and conventional warehousing, in picking and storage operations in dry grocery and perishable areas
        • Understanding of safety guidelines
        • Understanding of paperwork and reporting methods related to tracking inventory
        • Knowledge of warehouse slotting system required
          Skills/ Abilities:
          • Strong ability to analyze, interpret, and report financial data
          • Ability to partner with a wide variety of people both in person and virtually
          • Ability to problem solve and collaborate to seek resolution
          • Strong communication skills; both written and oral applications
          • Strong interpersonal skills; must be motivated and take initiative
          • Deal effectively with a wide variety of people both in person and over the telephone
          • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
          • Ability to be detail oriented and manage multiple tasks
          • Proficiency in PC software tools for reports, analysis, and audits. MS Outlook, Word and Excel experience required
            • Some travel may be required
            • Ability to lift between 40-60 pounds daily and to stand, walk, bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently.
              • Ability to do repetitious arm, wrist and hand movements required for maintenance and service procedures.
              • Must be able to work with hands and arms overhead, and to work in or under the equipment.
              • Requires manual dexterity, overall coordination and good balance to work both at ground level and in high places to perform job duties. Ability to operate work related equipment
              • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
              • Moving about the distribution center warehouse floor

                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
                • Company Name: UNFI WholesaleInc.
                • Schedule: Full-time
                  • Pay Range: $50000.00 - $74800.00 Annually ($24.04 - $35.96 Hourly)

Keywords: UNFI, Birmingham , Inventory Control - Slotting Analyst, Professions , Anniston, Alabama

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