The inventory specialist supports the manager with inventory management, in-stock position, merchandising, labor, security, expense control and other operational processes to company standards.
Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities
Provide continuous attention to customer needs; greet; assist and thank customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner.
Ensure daily audits of low and out-of-stock items are scanned into the Location Based Inventory (LBI) system accurately and efficiently.
Print and work inventory exception reports on ordering days to either update inventory in system or correct a distribution void.
Research excessive back stock and either determine root cause and correct data.
Use pick list from system to replenish shelves and displays on the sales floor.
Perform inventory transfers with inventory management for all store to store and department to department transfers.
Ensure reclaim is being scanned out daily.
Ensure fresh department discard transactions are performed daily.
Partner with store reset team on all cycle and full store resets to ensure shelf capacity and product facings are accurate.
Review order exceptions and update orders accordingly.
Conduct date checks to ensure freshness of product in Center Store and Fresh areas in accordance with specialized date checking processes.
May assist receiving lead during heavy receiving times.
Ensure backroom is kept orderly, clean and free from safety hazards.
Operate department equipment and tools such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
Notify management of associate theft, customer shoplifting, unauthorized mark-downs, property defacement or any action that is illegal and/or against company policy.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High school diploma or equivalency.
Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.
Ability to understand and follow English instructions.
Authorization to work in the United States or the ability to obtain the same.
Successful completion of pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Proven experience as an SEG associate in the grocery or fresh areas; or two (2) years proven leadership in the department.
Lives the Valuesby embracing the essence of the company demonstrating a commitment to the company’s goal and values.
Unifies and motivates team through praise and recognition of success with immediate feedback to build an environment of trust.
Business-drivenshowing passion for the business, delivering results consistently.
Customer-orientatedby passionately demonstrating that the customer comes first… always by putting the customer’s needs above all else.
People Passionthrough consistently treating others with respect and dignity.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Compliance with all company policies and procedures.
Problem solving and basic computer skills.
Strong customer service skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
High standard of integrity and reliability.
Proficient in math.