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Inventory Clerk

Company: Lactalis American Group
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionCome build your career at Lactalis, the world s largest dairy company, and a house of beloved and iconic dairy brands. We are seeking ambitious and talented candidates to join our USA Logistics team.Lactalis USA produces award-winning nutritious and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. We offer an enviable range of dairy brands including Galbani, Prsident, Kraft Natural Cheese, Cracker Barrel, Black Diamond, Parmalat, Siggi s, and Stonyfield Organic in addition to several brands imported from our affiliates in Europe. Across the United States the company has four business divisions with approximately 3,500 employees, 11 manufacturing sites and corporate offices located in New York City and Buffalo, NY, Chicago, IL, Londonderry, NH and San Fernando, CA. Lactalis USA is part of Lactalis Group, the world s largest dairy company with more than 85,500 employees worldwide, and a French family business founded in 1933 in France.--Lactalis
core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT, and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and we know that our candidates come from many different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. If you re excited about this role but your past experience doesn t align perfectly with every qualification in the job posting, we still encourage you to apply and share with us your STORY, your PASSION, and your EXPERTISE! --You may be just the perfect candidate for this or other roles within our company.--From your PASSION to oursThe Inventory Control Clerk is responsible for maintaining accurate records of inventory within the Warehouse Management and Accounting systems. The Inventory Clerk handles all paperwork and procedures necessary to perform this responsibility. He/she also verifies all orders received and shipped and ensures that the orders are properly accounted for in the company s records. The Inventory Control Clerk accounts for all defective or damaged products and follows with appropriate corrective action.From your EXPERTISE to oursKey responsibilities for this position include:INVENTORY MANAGEMENT - Maintain and update inventory records. Create efficient and accurate inventory management procedures. ----------Perform all daily activities necessary to maintain accurate inventory results. Reconcile physical and system inventories and make adjustments when necessary. Coordinate the monthly physical inventory procedures.--QUALITY - Plan and implement a process to ensure all damaged/defective product is accounted for and properly disposed of. Maintain records to accurately track recouped products and return the saleable product to stock. Monitor and audit the inventory quality and accuracy assurance programs, including weekly and monthly reports.--STOCK SEARCH - Conduct as necessary, any search to locate products within the systems. Within authorization limits, adjust records when there are discrepancies between actual products and records. Advise Warehouse Management on recommended preventative and corrective actions.--RETURNS - Audit returns and move returned products to their proper system location. When necessary, process proper documentation to generate a credit transaction. Disposition of product that is not in saleable condition.--CYCLE COUNT - As needed, perform and coordinate weekly cycle counts and make system adjustments.--SHORTAGES/SECURITY - In conjunction with the Inventory Control Manager, ensure that only authorized personnel have access to inventory records. Assist in the maintenance of accurate inventory records to help facilitate shortage detection.--RECORDS AND REPORTS - Utilize system reports and documentation to facilitate accurate inventory counts including records of all audits, counts, and adjustments. Complete and issue all necessary records and reports including filing invoices and maintaining customer records in a timely and accurate fashion.--CUSTOMER INTERFACING - Communicate with customers & suppliers regarding the timing of physical inventories. Work with Customer Service Representatives, Supervisors, and Warehouse Supervisors to establish order processing and inventory receipt cut-off dates.Travel and/or extended or off work, on-call hours may be required.This description reflects management s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.To fulfill these responsibilities, tools such as a computer, phone, and/or allowance(s) may be provided.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these Essential Duties and Responsibilities.Requirements----From your STORY to oursQualified applicants will contribute the following:Experience:3-5 years of experience in warehousing, logistics, and inventory control preferred.--Must possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle counts accurately.Good communication skills.Familiarity with personal computers and MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).--Ability to present, converse, and report professionally to Lactalis Leadership.--Specialized Knowledge:The Inventory --Control Clerk requires knowledge of inventory management procedures and general warehousing terminology and practices. Practical skills in mathematics, problem analysis, and problem-solving. Maintain necessary records, track items and perform data entry as needed. Interpersonal and communication skills are important.--Skills/Abilities:Ability to read, --analyze, and interpret common reports and documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.--Ability to effectively present information to management.--Ability to solve basic mathematical problems. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.Professional Certification:Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) is a benefit but not required.

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