Golden State Foods

  • Inventory Control Coordinator

    Location US-WA-Puyallup
    Job ID
    2018-3489
    Category
    Administrative
  • Overview

    JOB SUMMARY:  Coordinates and manages day-to-day product ordering and inventory levels to ensure that GSF objectives for customer satisfaction are met.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Calculates and places orders to ensure product is available for customer orders. (30%)
    1. Monitors inventory levels, reviewing and adjusting open orders to ensure maintenance of optimal inventory levels. (15%)
    1. Coordinates and collaborates with vendors and carriers to resolve product and transportation issues and problems. (10%)
    1. Takes physical inventory using a handheld computer. (10%)
    1. Gathers, reviews, and disseminates new product information and product changes to internal departments to ensure accurate product information. (10%)
    1. Coordinates backhaul, and linehaul activity, including assigning loads and communicating changes to outside carriers, to maximize benchmark freight revenue. (10%)
    1. Calculates prices on products to ensure proper vendor payments and accurate prices for customers. (5%)
    1. Maintains product and vendor records in the DOS 2000 system. (5%)
    1. Monitors and maintains GPM reporting for McDonalds. (5%)
    1. Performs other related or assigned duties as necessary.

    LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

    Not applicable.

     

    PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES

    • Productivity/quality standards:  purchasing and expediting procedures
    • Productivity/quality standards:  transportation and logistics
    • Productivity/quality standards:  working capital and inventory levels
    • Productivity/quality standards:  product integrity
    • Productivity/quality standards:  accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
    • Revenue:  benchmark, backhaul, linehaul, and fronthaul
    • Project/assignment standards
    • Customer satisfaction
    • Safety standards and procedures:  employees
    • Safety standards and procedures:  facility and warehouse equipment

     

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and experience equivalent to:

     

    Education/Certification:

    AA degree in materials/logistics management, business math, business administration or communications from an accredited vocational, technical, or community college

     

    Experience:

    3 to 6 years of relevant work experience in inventory management, purchasing, transportation, logistics, shipping and receiving in an automated environment.

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

     

    Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

    • Inventory procedures (J)
    • Inventory levels, dollars, and other relevant measures (J)
    • New product pricing and information (J)
    • Promotional item management (J)
    • Transportation and logistics principles (J)
    • Computer-based inventory control systems (J)
    • PC word processing/spreadsheet software applications (J)
    • Shipping and receiving (B)
    • General accounting principles and practices (B) 

    Skill and ability to:

    • Maintain optimal inventory levels
    • Communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers verbally and in writing
    • Read and process written information with a high degree of accuracy
    • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
    • Act in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed

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