Inventory Control Supervisor job Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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Inventory Control Supervisor Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8794444
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Date Posted: 7/9/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Warehouse/Inventory
Job Code: req2210

Job Description:

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Inventory Control Supervisor

Essential Functions

  • Perform inventory count and cycle counting with the ability to analyze discrepancies and make proper inventory adjustments

  • Reconcile inventory accurately and maintain in an organized manner

  • Manage recalls, quality control hold product and damages within company and regulatory standards

  • Research customer issues including, but not limited to shortages, overages, date codes and damages to recommend appropriate response to customer

  • Set up items and slots to ensure maximum efficiency for shipping and receiving

  • Monitor warehouse management system (WMS System) for open invoices

  • Perform all other daily/weekly/monthly tasks, not specifically mentioned herein, as described in the inventory control SOP program

  • Utilize necessary technology (e.g., RF gun)for inventory management

  • Operate warehouse management system (WMS) for research and inventory adjustments

  • Audit pick/reserve slots and keep rotation of product accurate

  • Work with salvage dealers to move distressed merchandise from facility

  • Reconciliation reporting on an established basis

  • Track product damage on a daily basis, recommendations to correct any issues

  • Interfacing with department managers & supervisors on a routine basis

  • Able to work in a cooler and freezer environment

  • Researches and resolves any discrepancies in reports vs. actual inventory stock.

  • Investigate inventory discrepancies to determine root causes of inventory issues and implement corrective actions and/or coordinate the joint efforts with the responsible parties

  • Maintain a safe work environment for self, team members and proper storage of inventory

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise team members cycle counting, relocating product, sorting damages, re-slotting and other tasks that are required to accurately reconcile the physical inventory and maintain product flow

  • Required to supervise shifts, from time to time, for shift supervisors that may become unavailable


  • High School diploma or GED required

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Ability to work extended hours and/or weekends and/or when needed

  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Excel knowledge is required

  • Inventory experience is required

  • Prior stand-up and reach forklift experience required

  • 2 years inventory reconciliation experience in a distribution center is preferred

  • Ability to read, comprehend and write simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to internal/external customers

  • Good knowledge and understanding of the English language, spelling and mathematics and use of computer programs such as Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented and proactive follow-up

  • Ability to manage workload in a fast paced and high intensity work environment.

  • Must display professional maturity and have ability to support and interact with all levels of management

  • Able to work under minimal supervision

  • Ability to multitask on a day to day basis

  • Ability to change focus of work seamlessly without loss of efficiency, and adapting to unexpected request

  • Must meet minimum requirements on pre-employment testing, including physical ability tests

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Analytical-the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.

  • Problem-solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gather and analyzes information skillfully.

  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

  • Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings.

  • Quality management-the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Judgment-the individual displays a willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.

  • Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.

  • Safety and security-the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.


Must be able to interact courteously and tactfully with managers, co-workers, customers and/or vendors to the point that productivity and morale are positively affected.

The physical demands described here 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.

  • A combination of standing and walking

  • Includes frequently reaching with hands and arms, and using hands to finger, handle, and feel.

  • Includes some crawling, kneeling, crouching, turning, climbing and balancing.

  • Includes frequently lifting and/or moving up to 60 pounds, and regularly hand lifting and/or moving up to 100 pounds.

  • Requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and depth perception activities.

The work environment characteristics described in this section are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

* Outside work - all weather-related temperature range and conditions
* Inside work, temperature range -10 to 85 with hot, humid, wet, cold, and dusty environments(non-weather)
* Work on a dock; work around moving objects and mechanical parts
* Noise level (moderate), ventilation (adequate), lighting (adequate)
* Work alone, and work with and around others
* Requires the wearing of company approved hard-toed safety shoes and personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

EEO Statement:
Honor Foods, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any applicant or employee on any grounds prohibited under any federal, state or local law, including race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in our application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation; illegal preferences or discrimination based up non-job related information or protected characteristics.

Join the Burris Team

We offer benefits to meet a wide range of needs. From medical, dental, and vision plans, to 401k with a company match and flexible spending accounts, and legal aid, we've got you and your family covered.

Since 1925 Burris has been growing its business and its family of team members. From driver to warehouse, dispatcher to administration, the Burris team is known for integrity, reliability, and a dedication to customers. Join our team and experience a reputation to be proud of.

Burris Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Criteria:
Start Date: ASAP
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Burris Logistics Company Type:
Company: Burris Logistics

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