Warehouse Associate Inventory IPrimary Location Blythewood, South Carolina Job ID R101963 Apply
The Warehouse Inventory Control follows team guidelines for management and control of product inventory. Performs a variety of functions to include cycle counts, inventory adjustment, replenishments and resolves overstock and damages issues.
To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.
Using computer system-generated reports, cycle counts products in the fulfillment center;
Using various computer system-generated reports, audits product locations to verify item, count and expiration dating accuracy;
Identifies and corrects inventory errors;
Sets up new, and adjusts existing, storage locations;
Investigates inventory discrepancies, and makes appropriate adjustments to inventory in the computer system;
For customer invoice item where inventory is not available, investigates the error and edits the invoice to remove the item;
Alerts the Supervisor to product non-conformances (new packaging, wrong count, product damage, shortages, etc.).
Detail regarding these essential functions is provided in inventory work instructions.
Keeps the fulfillment center aisles clear and maintains integrity of storage locations;
Ensures regulatory compliance for the facility as it relates to DEA, OSHA, FDA, EPA, BoP, local/state compliance agencies
Assesses replenished pick location for proper restock settings in the computer system;
Matches product transferred to pick location label for accuracy;
Cycle counts locations to verify on-hand quantities match reports;
Overstock and Damages
Updates overstock location placards or labels to reflect quantity changes;
Communicates with vendors, PLSI Liaison, and procurement to resolve vendor discrepancy issues.
Communicates with vendor returns team to obtain return PO’s to vendors
Updates warehouse management system with status notes on PO issues
Monitors status and timelines of discrepancies to ensure prompt resolution
Determines disposition of damaged product to company approved charity
Alerts the Supervisor to product non-conformances (new packaging, wrong count, product damage, shortages, etc.)
Processes returned merchandise from customers or vendors from start to finish
Work with Sales Rep’s on customer returns to ensure processing is properly completed
Work with Sales Managers and Vendor Returns Department to ensure reimbursements from vendor when needed
In addition to the essential functions listed above, the incumbent may perform the following additional functions.
Transacting all business in accordance to Patterson Companies business code of ethics and conduct.
Align with Patterson Companies Purpose, Vision and Values statement.
Using assigned warehouse equipment/machinery to perform assigned job.
Meeting/exceeding assigned performance metrics and KPIs.
Helping maintain an organized, clean and safe warehouse.
Handling all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and all applicable laws and regulations.
Performing all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures, with safety and regulatory compliance.
High School diploma or GED preferred
Proficient and accurate PC/keyboarding skills. Familiar with MS Office Productivity Suite (Excel, Word) and email
Ability to read, write and count
Comprehensive problem-solving skills
Ability to meet deadlines and productivity goals.
Material and Equipment Directly Used
General warehouse equipment
General office equipment
MS Office, Shipping and proprietary inventory management software
Working Environment/Physical Activities
Moving 75% of the time
Frequently grasp, reach, bend and stoop in narrow/confined spaces.
Lift and carry up to 55 pounds, team lift 56 to 100 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
Sitting or standing: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
Use of hands: Continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity
Stoop, bend, or crawl: Occasional or frequent moderate physical activity
Travel and On-Call
This position requires no travel per week in a local area.
For this position being on-call is not required.
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Training and Development
Diversity and Inclusion
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