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Inventory Specialist 2nd shift

Company: Hearthside Foods
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Who We AreWith over 13,000 employees at over 43 facilities across US & Europe, Hearthside Food Solutions is one of the fastest growing food companies and the industry's largest contract manufacturer. Our secret to success? Our people. We know an investment in our people is an investment in our company. We strive to understand our team members and support them however we can. By empowering employees through skill development and career advancement opportunities, we emphasize a culture of continuous improvement - both for the business and our people.We want team members who prioritize employee safety and product quality above all else. When we focus on our people and safety, it ensures we all are driving better performance as well as on- time delivery and quality products to our customers!What We Want to Give to YouWe offer a competitive wage and wide array of benefits including: health/dental/vision insurance flex spending accounts short & long-term disability paid holidays and vacation bonuses opportunitiesAbout the Inventory Specialist JobJob SummaryResponsible for coordinating weekly cycle counts as well as coordination of month end activities. Identify root causes of inventory discrepancies and work cross functionally to resolve. Proactively work to prevent unnecessary aging of materials to prevent loss. Lead by example, train material handlers on cycle counting effectively and educate on the importance of inventory accuracy. Conduct regular cycle counts and update perpetual inventory.Key Responsibilities include:* Manages cycle counts for area of concentration: generates cycle count list, does daily cycle counting, and cycle count corrections* Root cause analysis of inventory discrepancies, look for solutions to recurring problems* Report back to production inventory transaction errors and return to stock issues* Track and maintain inventory accuracy in all warehouses* Update and maintain weekly tracking metrics* Account for all production batch tickets, check for variances/errors, and file* Respond to count requests from various departments promptly depending on priority* Run lot aging reports daily, sample product for evaluation, escalate aging issues to minimize financial loss* Process discontinued materials* Ensure accuracy of transactions* Manage the donation and liquidation processes* Performs other duties as assigned.Job Qualifications* 2 years of experience in inventory control* Knowledge of inventory reconciliation required* Knowledge of warehouse operations, material handling and flow of materials Attention to detail* High School Diploma or equivalent* Demonstrated math skills* Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word and Excel); Sharepoint a plus* Experience with ERP programs, SAP a plus* Strong verbal and written communication skills* Driven, with high energy* Ability to work collaboratively with the warehouse team and other Hearthside staff* Time management skills* Ability to work with minimal supervision* Ability to work weekend hours during annual inventoryInterested in the Inventory Specialist role? Apply now for consideration.Equal Opportunity Employer. If you need assistance applying, please contact Human Resources.#LI-MB1

Keywords: Hearthside Foods, Bolingbrook , Inventory Specialist 2nd shift, Professions , Bolingbrook, Illinois

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