Manufacturing Inventory Supervisor GLCC – Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, L.L.C. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, L.L.C. Great Lakes Coca-Cola is responsible for the sales, production and distribution of Coca-Cola brands to the market area. Together with Coca-Cola, we are proud distribution partners for the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.

Position Summary:
The Manufacturing Inventory Supervisor is responsible for working with the Manager developing and implementing inventory controls, policies, standard procedures, systems and best practices for the purpose of maintaining accurate financial inventory information.

This position analyzes and interprets data and trends and recommends solutions for inventory deficiencies. Maintain a high level of inventory data integrity throughout the warehouse, Coordinate with all departments to reduce shrink in the company & investigate the nature and source of errors, and report the findings to prevent re-occurrence.

This role will coordinate with the Distribution Center Operations team and Finance to ensure a robust and cohesive cycle count program and practices are in place and adhered to.

People or Process Management Responsibility: Yes

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Supervise, coaches, and develops the Inventory Control Team to deliver the highest quality service to Operations while maintaining inventory accuracy above 99.0+% in all stocking locations.

Oversee the Warehouse cycle counting, location auditing and inventory control practices & procedures to maintain accuracy and assure compliance with audit requirements.

As a team member work with various areas, including but not limited to; inventory control, quality assurance, space management, logistics, replenishments, returns, and customer service

Design, review and modify inventory audit criteria, processes, procedures and reports for the purpose of improving and/or maintaining inventory accuracy

Review, analyze and develop action plans for reducing customer return defects based on data captured and reported by the team

Facilitate and/or lead various teams and initiatives in the improvement of Production and DC support and core operational processes to create and promote an environment where employees are involved, empowered and committed to the success of the PC and DC

Assist in the review and development of standard work instructions and practices

Responsible for tracking, researching, reporting & completing the monthly not in location (NIL) write off

Coordinate with all warehouse locations ( approximately 10-20) to assure inventory accuracy and effective transfer/shipping/receiving practices

Responsible for training, documentation and implementation of best practices with respect to inventory control

Coordinate and manage daily physical and perpetual cycle counting efforts

Report, monitor and review daily inventory adjustments and changes

Resolve inventory issues / discrepancies, problem orders and intercompany transfer issues

Conduct daily analyses to anticipate and resolve potential inventory problems

Report on inventory activities, changes and variances, including trends and root cause analysis

Train distribution and receiving managers on inventory control practices and procedures

Act as the liaison between the corporate, production center and distribution center for product changes, quality and other inventory-related issues

Responsible for the implementation and direction of new inventory systems and processes

Write and maintain accurate written procedures for all main inventory control processes and functions

Produce daily reports to ensure key critical areas of the stock system are controlled and any discrepancies addressed and resolved

Manage control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved

Maintain accurate records of all product inventory utilizing daily cycle counts and adjustments

Organize inventory in a logical manner to help ensure fast and efficient shipping operations

Conduct inventory transaction error analysis and develop corrective action steps

Design, review and modify inventory audit criteria, processes, procedures and reports for the purpose of improving and/or maintaining inventory accuracy

Responsible for the day to day scheduling, staffing, work assignments, tools, and materials for the team

Responsible for the department’s physical assets (equipment, RF units, inventory, etc.) are properly controlled, protected, and utilized

Facilitate and/or lead various teams and initiatives in the improvement of PC/DC support and core operational processes to create and promote an environment where employees are involved, empowered and committed to the success of the PC/DC

Assist in the review and development of standard work instructions and practices

Preferred

Bachelors degree

Experience with SAP

Required Skills and Experience:
High school diploma or GED

1-3 years experience in the inventory area dealing with analyzing data, and problem solving.

1-3 years supervisory experience

Experience dealing with Inventory control and quality assurance practices

Ability to manage multiple projects of varying priorities simultaneously.

Self-motivated and disciplined team player

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Sound organizational skills

Ability to creatively solve problems in a fast-paced environment.

Proficient in MS Office suite applications

Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally and coordinate efforts around process improvement.

Highly analytical

Ability to effectively Supervise projects

Must pass post-offer background check and drug test

Physical Demands and Work Environment :
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.

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