Sysco Corp Inventory Control Associate in Portland, Oregon

Company: Newport Meat Pacific NorthwestLocation: US-OR-PortlandZip Code: 97230Minimum Level of Education: High School or EquivalentMinimum Years of Experience: 1Position Type: Travel Percentage: 0

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Newport Meat Pacific Northwest

OVERVIEW:

At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This is a Finance position responsible for performing cycle counts, compiling and maintaining records of quantity, type, and value of material, equipment, merchandise, and/or supplies stocked in the establishment and/or items to be returned. Researches root causes for count discrepancies. Performs quality checks and supports the product recall process.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure integrity of the physical count of the in-house inventory via cycle counting and other duties assigned

  • Cycle counts the warehouse a minimum of four times a year, including all pick and reserve slots for discrepancies and product/packaging integrity issues

  • Performs quality checks around date sensitive, slow moving and obsolete items via interaction with Merchandising. Performs recoup function

  • Research cause of weight variances, receiving/put away/letdown issues, and damaged product in the slots from warehouse moves

  • Proactively checks FIFO items for proper rotation

  • Verify reserves are properly recorded and verify the count of each reserve pallet

  • Verify put-away and transfer process performed by the day and night personnel

  • Initiate and document product transfer from the cooler to the freezer

  • Review standard management reports and research causes of inventory shrink

  • Check-in drivers who have completed their routes by verifying product returned, customers signed the invoice and possible missed deliveries; account for pallets, totes and other company property is returned

  • Identify missed collections and notify Credit Services

  • Ensure food safety protocols were followed on the return and coordinate with Food Safety personnel for issues

  • Ensure all delivery exceptions are noted on the invoice and/or delivery exception report; inspect returned products to determine restocking appropriateness or deciding if the customer warrants credit

  • Decide and adjust as needed the appropriate reason code on invoice to provide efficient processing; code damaged or inferior products with the appropriate damage code and write the code on the damaged case

  • Separate and stage for return processing all products, and count the returned items to ensure quantities match the quantity written on the return sheet and invoices; list overage on return sheet in accordance with the "available stock/warehouse location" report in an effort to re-enter the product into the inventory system as soon as possible

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience preferred

Education and I or Experience:

  • High school degree or equivalent

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of an organization

  • Must have exemplary listening skills to facilitate effective two- way communication

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Working Conditions:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time