The basic function of the inventory control associate is to perform all duties necessary to ensure the proper tracking of all incoming and outgoing product. Comply with company policies and procedures.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties and responsibilities are essential in the daily execution of the position:
•Data entry of documents into computer - audits, investigations into safety and theft concerns.
•Completing thorough audits of retail stores and occasionally distribution centers.
•Partnering with store, regional management.
•Audit of inventory adjustments and numbers.
•Research any discrepancies discovered through transfers, receiving documents, etc.
•Assist with physical inventory taking and spot checks and in the follow-up procedure
•Perform inventory spot checks.
•Investigative research into cash shortages, bad check/credit rings, employee misconduct.
•Extensive traveling to stores. This could include occasional overnight stays out-of-state.
•Customer Service: Leads the organization in using customers' wants and needs to screen all decisions and actions; ensures that the customer's perspective is taken fully into account. Creates and reinforces a customer service mindset throughout the organization.
•Developing Associates: Provides frequent, constructive feedback to continually improve performance. Grows talent by coaching for execution; provides frequent, candid and direct feedback to others. Gives others feedback on both their results and on how they achieved those results.
•Business Knowledge: Focuses intensely on using levers that drive profitable sales, margins and expense control. Invests dollars and resources that achieve the greatest returns.
•Sense of Urgency: Holds associates responsible for their actions and results. Acts with urgency when resolving associate, customer or business problems.
•Team Skills: Values diverse people; shares ideas, communicates honestly and respects others. Communicates effectively with others from diverse backgrounds and perspectives and adjusts communication style, as appropriate. Builds mutual understanding, consensus and support among team members by communicating in a way that promotes understanding and commitment.
•Change Initiative: Drives changes that align with strategic priorities. Makes and communicates fact-based decisions. Takes initiative to build own awareness and understanding about the business reasons for change.
•Problem Solving Skills: Creates a "can-do" environment; encourages others to be enthusiastic about identifying opportunities, solving problems, dealing with change and executing with speed and purpose. Helps associates envision personal benefits and positive outcome of change. Makes decisions quickly based on available information and appropriate assessment of risk.
•Two Way Communication Skills: Communicates to team and keeps team abreast of information needed to perform their job. Creates an environment where people feel free to speak open and candidly. Sets the stage for productive conversations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
•Inventory experience required.
•High School Diploma required.
•Computer skills required
Job Classification: Medium: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Light work.
Minimal - climbing, repetitive motion
Occasional - sitting
Frequent -stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching
Constant- standing, walking, handling, grasping, talking, hearing