C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Manager Inventory Control in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As an Inventory Control Manager , you direct inventory management and are accountable for accurate and complete inventory counts for your assigned distribution center. Additionally, you will oversee recruiting and training of team member. In this role, you will ensure team members are provided ongoing skills development and coaching to improve job performance and enable them to improve their advancement potential within the organization. You will direct ongoing communication and collaboration with customers of the warehouse and ensure results meet or exceed customer expectations for product quality and service reliability, speed, and accuracy.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee cycle counts of product inventories and ensure all inventory is accurately accounted for and reported in accordance with company policies and procedures

  • Create high customer service and productivity expectations among team members, monitor individual and team performance and take action to correct performance gaps and/or address improvement opportunities

  • Lead the implementation of safe work practices and conditions; accountable for maintaining a safe environment for team members and visitors to the distribution center

  • Identify gaps in effectiveness of work processes and worker performance which contribute to errors in inventory management, productivity and product loss (shrink) and take corrective action, as needed

  • Conduct performance appraisals and coach direct reports to enhance individual and team performance; assist in the development of individual and team performance improvement goals to support achievement of company objective

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Five to eight years of prgressively responsible inventory control experience in either Retail Operations, Distribution, Transportation, Logistics and / or Supply Chain Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Financial and operational analytics; Inventory Control software systems knowledge (WICS a plus)

  • LMS/WMS software systems knowledge or similar; Microsoft Office Applications proficency

  • OSHA safety regulatory standards and HACCP knowledge preferred.

  • Able to establish and build relationships, develop talent and teams, set and communicate direction

  • Integrity & commitment to excellence while ensuring a safe and inclusive work environment

  • Strong analytical skills; an acute eye for finite details; planning, facilitation, and problem solving skills

Requisition ID 11667

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Warehouse Operations

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