Commodity Inventory Controller in Livonia MI

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Mastronardi Produce
Title: 
Commodity Inventory Controller
Date: 
03/28/2021
Job ID: 
COMMO03965
Location: 
Livonia MI
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Accountant, Controller, Inventory Control

The Livonia Distribution Center, a 400,000 sq. ft. refrigerated facility operating 24/7; is currently seeking a Commodity Inventory Controller to join our team. The essential function of this position is to ensure quality inspection of tomatoes and peppers and cucumbers grown in in our greenhouse farms and that they will meet our customer specifications

Full Time Shifts Available: Sunday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and sign off on product quality in inventory and/or at the docks to meet our customers’ specifications.
  • Ensure product allocations are updated and distributed, throughout the day, and executed as expected.
  • Make decisions to allocate product most effectively and efficiently for the good of the company.
  • Ensure any rework is allocated to production to maximize efficiencies.
  • Possess a mindset of delivering the highest quality product by training, coaching and motivating members of the planning and allocation team.
  • Maintain a line of sight on expected inbounds 0 – 3 days out.
  • Effectively communicate and cohesively work with cross functional teams, i.e., commodity team, production and shipping department.
  • Develop, lead, mentor and set objectives for the commodity team including formal performance reviews. Routinely monitor, verify, and give feedback to production on the accuracy of product grading.
  • Maintain necessary department metrics on which the performance of the team is measured.
  • Utilize the ERP system and communicate technical needs for improving performance.

Education/Background Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in the produce/grocery industry highly desired. Product training will be provided.
  • Knowledge of Perishable Agricultural Commodities (PACA) a plus.
  • Must maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Willingness to work independently, with minimal supervision and take ownership of job.
  • Complete various administrative tasks that include standard QA/QC forms; documentation of inspection results by completing logs and reports; inputting data into database system.
  • Must be high-performance team player and be willing to work in a dynamic, growing, demanding and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Possess strong communication skills with the ability to effectively follow-up and handle multiple, competing priorities.
  • Advanced computer skills with MS Word, Excel including filters, sorts, pivot tables, and formulas
  • Experience with an Inventory Management system, i.e. NAV, JDA is desired.
  • Must be a self-starter and willing to work flexible hours.
  • Math aptitude required.

Working Conditions:

  • Combination of refrigerated warehouse; 80% of the day will be spent on the warehouse floor
  • Ability to work in our refrigerated warehouse, 50-degree controlled temperature zones. The background noise approaches 70dcbs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Position requires sitting, standing, walking and bending, squatting, and crawling on a regular basis

We are pleased to offer the following Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Employee Engagement & Recognition Programs
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
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