Job Summary

Monitor and control warehouse inventory by overseeing, directing and coordinating the movement of supplies, products and merchandise into and out of the warehouse

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Main Job Duties and Responsibilities
•    Coordinate incoming and outgoing inventory deliveries
•    Assign delivery/pickup stations
•    Oversee and assist with the loading and unloading of deliveries
•    Allocate and organize storage locations according to requirements
•    Sort inventory according to established procedures
•    Mark inventory with identifying information
•    Update and maintain storage database
•    Track and manage inventory by completing regular cycle counts
•    Maintain inventory records and databases
•    Identify potential inventory shortages and communicate with relevant department
•    Coordinate the purchase of new inventory
•    Provide regular inventory reports to management
•    Pick and prepare orders to be shipped
•    Ensure proper packaging and labeling of shipments
•    Ensure shipping counts match the order documents
•    Process and provide necessary paperwork for shipments
•    Coordinate delivery sequence according to orders and balancing weight for appropriate delivery vehicle
•    Process and coordinate customer returns
•    Receive and verify accuracy of incoming inventory
•    Resolve any discrepancies between paperwork and inventory received
•    Inspect and ensure quality of incoming inventory
•    Process returns
•    Ensure accuracy of shipping and receiving documents
•    Enter all information into the system for deliveries and shipments
•    Maintain all records/logs relative to shipping and receiving
•    Adhere to all safety standards and operating procedures
•    Ensure strict adherence to all housekeeping and warehouse standards

Education and experience
•    High school diploma
•    Inventory control experience
•    Proficiency in relevant computer applications including ms word and excel
•    Familiar with warehouse management system (wms) technology
•    Familiar with inventory scanner systems
•    Able to safely use warehouse equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks

Key Skills and Competencies
•    Numeracy skills
•    Data entry skills
•    Teamwork
•    Organizing and planning skills
•    Attention to detail and accuracy
•    Communication skills
•    Sense of urgency
•    Flexible with regard to shift work
•    Judgment and decision-making skills
•    Problem-solving skills

Physical Requirements
•    Able to lift and move inventory
•    Able to bend and stretch
•    Able to stand for prolonged periods
•    Able to walk distances

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