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Inventory Control Clerk

Job Location South Bend, Indiana Job ID 2017-5391 Apply

Overview

Job Summary

Using computer system-generated reports and input from other departments, maintains accurate, sellable inventory within the distribution center. From incomplete invoices that are delivered to the distribution center's order correct area, corrects and completes the invoices. Follows inventory team guidelines for management and control of product inventory.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Using computer system-generated reports, cycle counts products in the distribution 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.

Other Functions

  • Keeps the distribution center aisles clear and maintains integrity of storage locations;
  • Maintains the housekeeping and sanitation standards of the distribution center;
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Performance and Conduct Standards

  • Performs duties at or above productivity and accuracy standards;
  • Supports the company goals for quality and continuous improvement;
  • Contributes to an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation among all distribution center staff.

Physical Requirements

Frequency

Requirement

100% of shift

Standing

100% of shift

Walking

25% of shift

Pushing and pulling wheeled ladder or cart, up to 100 pounds

10% of shift

Operate hand pallet jack

50% of shift

30% of shift

15% of shift

5% of shift

Lifting and carrying 1-10 pounds

Lifting and carrying 11-25 pounds

Lifting and carrying 26-50 pounds

Lifting and carrying over 50 pounds

25% of shift

Bending and stooping

25% of shift

Reaching above shoulder level

25% of shift

Reaching at shoulder level

25% of shift

Reaching at waist level

25% of shift

20% of shift

Climbing steps and/or ladders

Computer and/or scanner use

Working Environment

The distribution center is a warehouse for the storage and distribution of dental, medical and veterinary supplies and equipment. In general, the building's primary work area consists of pallet storage racking, roller storage and small item storage shelving. The facility uses powered conveyor systems for the transportation of products. Pallet jacks and forklifts are used for palletized products. Some positions require use of safety equipment, which is provided as needed.

Qualifications

Job Qualifications

Education/Training & Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Candidate must have ability to read and understand department process and warehouse safety documents and follow department work instructions.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Warehouse labor work experience preferred (receiving, order filling, shipping or customer service).
  • Forklift experience is desirable.

This job description is subject to change, at management's discretion, at any time.

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