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Inventory Supervisor

Managerial

Job Req Number:  25353 

The Inventory Supervisor is responsible for maintaining a perpetual record integrity in distribution to ensure inventory accuracy through the administration of the cycle count program and the thorough analysis and response to miscellaneous issues and receipts.  The Inventory Supervisor is also responsible for overseeing the functions performed by inventory associates and other such staff.

 

As part of the DSV team, Associates are expected to meet company objectives in the areas of performance, safety, and quality.   Associates are expected to comply with all corporate and site-specific policies.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Implement space utilization plan to meet prescribed cost and service standards.
  • Monitors the space layout plan to ensure it continues to meet company standards.
  • Implement and effective product locator system and update as necessary.
  • Delegating work and responsibility to subordinates.
  • Oversee scheduled shifts and evaluating the working of inventory staff and subordinates.
  • Analyzes daily cycle counts and reconciles any discrepancies between physical count and perpetual record.
  • Analyzes directed cycle counts and reconciles any discrepancies between physical count and perpetual record
  • Audit the daily error report and make corrections as necessary.
  • Analyze and publish monthly data from WMS reports indicating monthly and year-to-date totals of cycle count dollar variances.
  • Analyze stock change in/outs transactions on material for validity to the product structure.
  • Analyze miscellaneous receipts and issues and take corrective action as appropriate.
  • Distribution leader for Physical Inventory.
  • Gain complete knowledge of the on-line Inventory Audit Trail to facilitate any research toward corrective action.
  • Prepare monthly report signifying major problems and updates on projects or assignments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned (In transit report, shipping adjustments, etc.)
  • Assist with associate relations and training.
  • Audit warehouse daily for compliance with safety, security, and quality principles and rules.  Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.  Promote safety among work crew.
  • Transmit e-mails to DSV representatives and clients (when required), write corrective/preventive actions, complete reports for operations manager, follow-up with attendance reports, write counseling memos and write/perform evaluations.  All communications must be accurate and professional.
  • Conduct daily startup meetings, encouraging associates to provide feedback and work as a team and help with their development (training), coordinate operations with manager to ensure completion of daily objectives, report and discuss any internal or external issues that involve the operation.   
  • Provide good communication and motivational techniques and ensure all company rules are followed.  Provide management with information regarding labor/equipment needs to meet customer demands.  Develop team leaders and ensure that associate expectations are being met.

 

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • Performs other duties as required
  • Assist management as needed
  • Able to work flexible schedules, including nights and weekends, as required by the operation. Participate in established cross training matrix activities with the opportunity to improve their knowledge in multiple areas / departments and be able to assist as a backup associate when the need may rise. 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the inventory leads, associates and CSR within the department.
  • Ensures training and development for associates knowledge of product placement and equipment usage

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and/or Experience

    • Must have a High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
    • 1 year experience working in a logistics/distribution/relevant environment.
    • Able to operate MHE

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • Satisfactory completion of a forklift training program

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

 

Computer Skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • RF Scanners
  • WMS functions

 

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

           

Mathematical Skills

  • Basic to intermediate level to verify quantities of product, count inventory, or perform other duties associated with handling, storing and distributing client products.

 

Other

  • Strong attention to detail accuracy and accomplish job task in a timely manner.
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision or guidance
  • Must be able to effectively adapt to change and thrive in a stimulating, fast-pace work environment.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 1-3 years’ experience working in an inventory department
  • 1-3 years in a progressive leadership role.
  • Current or prior MHE certification

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.  Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs while following proper lifting procedures. Must be able to stand on feet for up to 8 hours per day.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

 

DSV – Global transport and logistics
DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 45,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career. Read more at www.dsv.com   

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