Golden State Foods

  • Inventory Control Supervisor

    Location US-FL-Apopka
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Manages day-to-day inventory levels, including inventory purchases, maintenance, and freight revenue. Supervises assigned staff to ensure objectives for efficiency and productivity are met.


    • Supervises the daily activities of assigned staff to ensure that proper inventory levels are maintained, productivity objectives are met or exceeded, pricing data are accurately maintained, and transportation arrangements are confirmed. (35%)
    • Disseminates accurate and updated product information, changes, and new promotions to other departments. (10%)
    • Directs and completes period-end inventories and variance reports to accomplish GSF objectives and identify areas for improvement. (10%)
    • Routinely informs and communicates with employees to promote smooth operations and to ensure compliance with established inventory procedures and safety and sanitation policies and procedures. (10%)
    • Schedules inbound loads and receiver hours. (10%)
    • Participates in meetings and on teams to enhance internal and external communication, review and establish procedures, and evaluate effectiveness. (5%)
    • Reviews benchmark, backhaul, and linehaul data to identify opportunities to increase revenues. (5%)
    • Ensures compliance with HACCP and QIP programs to maintain product integrity and customer satisfaction. (5%)
    • Maintains product and vendor records in the DOS 2000 system. (5%)
    • Monitors and maintains GPM reporting for McDonalds. (5%)
    • Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.


    Supervises between 10 and 50 mostly hourly employees.



    • Productivity/quality standards:  purchasing and expediting procedures
    • Productivity/quality standards:  transportation and logistics
    • Budget
    • Cost containment
    • Teamwork within the department and across departments
    • Project/assignment standards
    • Customer satisfaction
    • Safety standards and procedures:  employees
    • Safety standards and procedures:  facility and warehouse equipment


    Education and experience equivalent to:



    Bachelor’s degree in materials/logistics management, accounting, or business from an accredited college or university



    3 to 6 years of relevant work experience in purchasing, expediting, transportation, and logistics in an automated environment.  Supervisory experience.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


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

    • Inventory procedures (J)
    • Inventory levels including reorder, points, minimum, quantity (J)
    • New product pricing and information (J)
    • Regulatory policies and procedures (OSHA, AIB, HACCP, DOT) (J)
    • Computer-based inventory control systems (J)
    • PC word processing/spreadsheet software applications (J)
    • Supervisory concepts and techniques (J)
    • Shipping and receiving (B)
    • General accounting principles and practices (B)
    • Employee relations concepts and generally accepted practices (B)


    Skill and ability to:

    • Maintain optimal inventory levels
    • Lead a diverse workforce of up to 50 employees
    • Manage and motivate employees in a team-based environment
    • Interpret inventory anomalies and identify appropriate solutions
    • 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
    • Travel via airplane and drive an automobile
    • Act in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed


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