The Inventory Control Quality Assurance Manager oversees inventory accuracy flow through problem resolution, system and process quality, as well as vendor compliance. This role will build relationships with internal customers, vendors, and functional groups at the SSC to drive quality within the DC and service to over 100 stores.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
25% Oversee the identification, analysis and resolution of all inventory control, warehouse management system and process issues. Ensure that
root causes are identified, documented and improvement plans are executed.
25% Oversees inventory control, ensuring regular cycle counts and associated accounts, reports, reconciliations and archives are in place. Includes oversight of annual physical inventory, and determining and executing slotting and profiling of SKU.
10% Oversee inventory control and quality assurance audits and the creation of detailed reports of deficiencies found, including defects in ASN and load quality compliance. Partners with AP, vendors and IPR to ensure inventory accuracy and vendor compliance with the DC.
10% Assists GM or AGM with the evaluation of the effectiveness of and recommends alternatives for work methods, procedures, controls and staffing to achieve accurate and timely movement and processing of product
10% Coaches, trains, and develops Associates informally and through formal training programs, providing both informal (e.g. on-floor coaching) and formal (e.g. written evaluation) job performance based feedback. Maintains a union free work environment by creating an employee-centered work place that demonstrates care and concern for all Associates.
10% Drives accuracy and awareness by training managers and associates on the warehouse management system as well as load quality reporting and ASN compliance.
10% Depending on need, may work with the GM to manage relationship with #3PL onsite delivery or transportation agent for all outbound loads, review transportation carrier performance with transportation Associates
NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to DC General Manager I/II or Assistant General Manager
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others in addition to personnel issues -- including selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development of subordinates.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Bachelors Degree concentrating in Operations Management, Business or Supply Chain
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software applications
Previous change management experience (driving, influencing and inspiring change through communication at all impacted levels).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Operational Expert: Basic knowledge of all aspects of distribution center operations; optimizes productivity, efficiency, and quality; drives continuous improvement; manages building and materials handling equipment (MHE) assets; effectively uses information technology (e.g., My Apron, SharePoint, etc.).
Problem Solving: Reacts quickly and appropriately to probl
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