Position Summary: The Inventory Control Clerk executes goals and objectives set by the Operations and Customer Service Management team to ensure excellent service to our customers, both internal and external. The primary role of this individual will be to maintain accurate inventory levels. This position builds proficiency in the administration of data within the CDS warehouse management system and client systems; ensures that client inventory management and order fulfillment responsibilities are completed in a timely fashion and with the highest standard of service.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned as required.
q Comply with Company policies, procedures, and expected standards of behavior to include the Company's tardiness and absenteeism policy.
q Assist the Customer Service and Operations Department by maintaining an accurate count of all inventory.
q Ensure that any inventory loss is immediately reported.
q Receive, unpack, inspect, and count inbound materials and components.
q Enter all electronic customer inventory and order information.
q Communicate appropriately and professionally with all colleagues and client representatives.
q Perform reconciliations of current inventory as necessary and/or requested and immediately notify supervisory and management staff of any discrepancies.
q Operate a sit-down or stand-up forklift as necessary to move product.
q Maintain a competency and certification concerning the safe operation of forklift equipment, (i.e. stand-up, sit down forklifts, and pallet jacks).
q Comply with established procedures concerning equipment inspections and sign out.
q Assist with the training of newly hired personnel.
q Participate daily with general housekeeping of warehouse.
q Maintain a competency and working knowledge of the RF system and equipment.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications: In order to perform this job successfully the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements outlined below are representative of the knowledge/skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The ability to use a computer, word processing and spreadsheet software is required.
Required Education and/or Experience:
q High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
q 1+ year(s) of recent experience in a similar role; preferably in a fast-paced distribution environment
q 1+ year(s) of prior experience operating a forklift
q Proficient with an RF Scanner
q Must have excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
Preferred Education and/or Experience:
q Experience with an RF-based warehouse management system (WMS)
Language Skills: Ability to analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to compose reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively communicate information in verbal or written format and effectively respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, employees, customers and the general public. This includes the ability to speak, read, and write the English language.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, percentages as well as draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to correctly read, interpret and process lengthy strings of individual digits in their correct order.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands: The physical demands outlined below are representative of those that must be met by an employee in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
q Sit for extended periods of time.
q Use hands to finger, handle, touch or manipulate items.
q Speak and/or hear.
q Stand for extended periods, walk and reach with hands or arms.
q Occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch.
q Lift up to fifty (50) pounds repeatedly.
q Stoop, reach, kneel, twist and walk while handling cases of product. Have vision abilities to include proximate vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.