• Cooler Inventory Specialist - Winter Haven - 21956910

    Posted: 11/22/2022

    $DOE/Cooler Inventory Specialist/11pm-finish (usually 8 hour shifts) Sunday-Thursday
    Dress Code: 32-34 Degree environment, dress warm! long pants, MUST HAVE STEEL TOED NON SLIP Shoes. They will provide coats/gloves if needed.  
    Software Needed: Basic Microsoft  
    Need someone with good mathematical skills when doing inventory and to make sure cycle count is accurate and correct. working with milk jugs/crates.
    Must be able to Lift 50+ pounds and have some clerical knowledge


    This position requires a blend of skills and experience that are specifically focused on the management of finished goods shipping inventory including code dates, rotation accuracy, Ross Software accuracy as well as shipping location and storage.   This position will be integral to the support of the Shipping and Production Scheduling team by providing accurate details of on-hand inventory, inventory movement, inventory arriving from other plants into the Shipping Department and the movement throughout the plant. The successful candidate will possess a proven track record of successful inventory control management in a fast-pace and growing environment. 

    Experience is mandatory for this position and only those candidates who present their history of success will be considered.

    Control and supervise the overall planning, coordination and direction of all plant activity toward the achievement of maximum efficiency of operations with assurance of quality products. This includes planning, assigning and directing work, coordinating weekly Continuous Improvement (CI) meetings, addressing product and employee complaints and resolving problems. This person carries our supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws while following all CI processes and the Management Operating Structure (MOS) and Safety.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Running a series of inventory reports on daily, weekly, or monthly basis and performs detailed analysis of item performance.
    2. Daily reconciliation of previous day’s production against Ross Software and physical count.  Make necessary adjustments to correct variance before previous day batch closes.
    3. Develop accurate, consistent, and enhancements to the inventory reporting structure. (i.e. daily report of current inventory and inventory variances).
    4. Perform inventory adjustments within the Ross Software and inventory management system.
    5. Perform visual validation of inventory by day, date and location as needed to maintain accurate inventory counts.
    6. Perform daily/weekly/monthly cycle counts and reconciliation.
    7. Perform weekly and monthly full physical inventory reconciliation by day and date.
    8. Report, maintain and update the daily inventory tracker (if applicable) and current inventory positions at daily OEE and shift meetings.
    9. Work in conjunction with the Shipping and Production teams and maintain flexible attitude supporting all stated objectives for new orders and verification of inventory to confirm customer orders.
    10. Maintenance and accountability of accurate inventory levels at all times.
    11. Perform in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission Statement and Operating Principles
    12. Must be available to work holidays and weekends.  Must be able to work overtime as the business requires.
    13. Maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe work area.
    14. Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures.
    15. Follow all safety and security policies and procedures.
    16. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.
    17. Follow all food safety and quality system requirements by committing to meet all pertinent regulatory, customer and Safe Quality Foods (SQF) requirements.
    18. Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours.
    19. Perform other duties as assigned


     High school diploma or GED, required.

    1. Minimum one (1) year inventory management experience, required.
    2. Strong Microsoft Office skills (focus on Excel), required.
    3. Refrigerated warehouse and production/manufacturing experience, preferred.

    Other Functions:

    1. The position requires precision and is very detail oriented.
    2. Must work with fellow co-workers and promote a teamwork environment.
    3. Good problem-solving skills and communication
    4. The candidate must have prior experience in inventory control and/or demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
    5. Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to organize vast amounts of data.
    6. Demonstrate ability to multi-task several priorities and possess solid time management skills.
    7. Capable of working the entire MS Outlook and Excel.   Ross experience is a plus.
    8. Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data.
    9. Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts, as required.
    10. Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills required. 
    11. Must be able to work independently.
    12. Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data.
    13. Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts, as required.
    14. Must be able to frequently stand, walk, kneel, reach, climb, pull, and bend. 
    15. Must be able to routinely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; and occasionally 75 pounds.
    16. Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills required. 
    17. Must be organized and detail oriented.