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Inventory Supervisor
Rialto, CA
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Post Date: 11/08/17 Company: Kuehne + Nagel North America
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Inventory Supervisor

Rialto, California


Job description

The Inventory Control Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership for inventory activities, including physical inventory, standards setting and variance reporting and analysis. The IC Supervisor maintains and improves the integrity of the inventory processes and systems. The IC Supervisor proactively monitors key indicators, communicates and resolves problems preventing significant negative financial surprises. The IC Supervisor coaches all warehouse associates and encourages a culture of ownership and accountability. The IC Supervisor leads projects as needed to improve inventory processes and ensures up-to-date account reconciliations.

Your tasks and responsibilities

* Direct and/or supervise all associates handling inventory management functions;
* Effectively manage internal inventory control processes and appropriately handle exceptions;
* Work with all department supervisors and management team to identify and understand key projects, initiatives and workloads;
* Lead and direct regular efforts to verify inventory;
* Lead, facilitate, and oversee the execution of daily inventory policies, procedures, analysis and reporting to meet facility inventory metrics including scheduled velocity profile reviews, customer forecast reviews and inventory activity based slotting;
* Establish best practice inventory measures including tracking, reporting, and root cause analysis;
* Work with security to establish and adhere to loss prevention policies and procedures;
* Create efficient and accurate inventory management procedures. Assessment of procedures conducted to drive continues improvement and maintain best in class status;
* Reconcile inventories and coordinate annual physical inventory procedures;
* Part of Management Team to implement loss prevention programs and improving management of inventory;
* Plan and implement a recovery program to ensure all defective product is accounted for & handled properly;
* Manage inventory quality and accuracy assurance programs, including weekly and monthly reports;
* Develop a program to audit returns and move returned product to its proper location;
* Ensures Department maintains accurate records to help facilitate shortage detection;
* Develop all necessary reports and documentation to facilitate accurate inventory counts. Ensures all weekly and monthly reports are delivered accurately and on time.

Your skills and experience

* Three years experience, including one year in a supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Inventory control experience in a distribution center, preferably a third party operation.
* Prior WMS experience required.
* ISO 9000 related experience preferred.
* Strong process documentation, procedure and quality background.
* Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
* Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
* Ability to establish priorities, multi-task and be detail-oriented.

Good reasons to join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.


Kuehne Nagel Inc - New York - Head Office
10 Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302-3920

About Kuehne Nagel

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

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