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Inventory Control Specialist 1 (Valley)

Company: Blue Diamond Growers
Location: Salida
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Under minimal supervision engages in administrative processes to ensure real-time and accurate inventory levels are maintained for the Salida facility's Receiving, MPL, and Distribution Center departments. Develops daily reports for site and corporate leadership detailing storage capacity, total shipments, total PPO, etc. to help facilitate supply chain coordination and operational decisions. Identifies inventory discrepancies as they occur and enacts the appropriate procedures to resolve error.

Job Description:

* Reviews receiving register to ensure that all Grower Tags reconcile and the Huller receipts align with the documentation.
* Reviews the delivery of product ensuring that product is not mixed upon receipt.
* Creates, reviews, corrects, or voids Stock Order Transfer (STO's) as necessary.
* Generates grower tags to facilitate the accurate receiving/tracking of product and the timely payment to Grower Members; makes corrections to grower tags as necessary.
* Validates shipping weights on incoming and outgoing STO's; conducts in root cause procedures when shipping weights do not match.
* Creates Huller receipts to match the shipping documentation.
* Develops inventory entries and tags for manufacturing operations at MPL1 and MPL2, enacts status changes when required.
* Creates MPL Report Recaps that details product usage, tracks man hours and downtime, MPL weekly yields, etc.
* Visually confirms MPL cycle counts by recounting product and verifying the numbers against system figures.
* Tracks Distribution Center product loss and gains; makes adjustments to SAP for figures that are within tolerance.
* Engages in research to identify causes for out of tolerance discrepancies.
* Conducts cycle count of both product and packaging on a daily, weekly and monthly basis using various methods in order to maintain high level of inventory accuracy; confirms cycle counts against system figures.
* This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned


Minimum level of education required

* Associate's Degree

Minimum number of year(s) of experience required in addition to education plus type(s) of functional experience

* 2 years of inventory or finance/accounting administrative support experience.

Other required type(s) of functional experience (e.g. Production/Operations, Accounting, Inventory Control, etc.)

* Experience using SAP inventory management software.
* Skilled using office software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.).
* Experience making basic decisions based on inventory guide lines which supports business operations.
* Required to work weekends or overtime as scheduled.

Total minimum number of years of experience required in lieu of degree (if applicable)

* 2 or more years of inventory or finance/accounting administration support experience.

Other job requirements (e.g. certifications/licenses, CPG experience, work overtime/weekends, etc.)

* N/A

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES (Specialized education, specific software experience, etc.)

* Almond Production/Operations experience.
* SAP experience. Good decision making skills
* Ability to conduct root cause analysis


Number of Direct Reports

* N/A

Titles of Direct Reports (if applicable)

* N/A


* Office environment demands including frequent speaking both in person and over the phone; writing, reading files, reports and PC screen. Prolonged sitting at computer terminal. Regular vision concentration for reading and checking reports, forms and data entry.


* Standard office setting with typical office equipment and controlled temperatures. Occasionally requires walking out to warehouse to verify counts where forklift traffic, almond dust is present.


High School/GED

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Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. BDG provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.

Keywords: Blue Diamond Growers, Modesto , Inventory Control Specialist 1 (Valley), Professions , Salida, California

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