Inventory Manager - FoodKick

FoodKick Long Island City, New York


Description

Position Summary:

This role is an outstanding opportunity to be an integral part of FoodKick’s rapidly expanding business. The Inventory Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of inventory management of a FoodKick operation.  The role consists of working cross functionally with other departments to minimize cost throughout the organization. The ideal candidate should have experience within a perishable, food or provisional items.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the following KPI:
    • Loss Rate
    • Cycle Count frequency
    • Inventory accuracy
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of a 15+ member inventory / outbound team,
  • Oversee cycle count scheduling, oversight and inventory discrepancy and reconciliation for the entire FoodKick site
  • Build Inventory Control team by developing all team members, identifying talent for possible promotion, and challenging high performers
  • Responsible for the scheduling, control of payroll, and assignment of work for employees
  • Communicate with Customer Service department to mitigate order fulfillment issues
  • Handle projects as required – including project plan development, project management, and accountability for results

Supervision Received

  • Reports to Site Manager; plans and carries out work assignments
  • Works cross functionally with Operations Team

Supervisory Duties:

  •   Supervises Team Leads

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Eight (8) years’ of Inventory management experience
  • Three plus (3+) years’ of people management experience
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite; with advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Strong knowledge of inventory management fundamentals
  • Working knowledge of a Warehouse Management System

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be pro-active, resourceful, and hands-on
  • Proven ability to be detailed, analytical and organized
  • Able to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and or weekends
  • Comfortable working independently and in an environment where accuracy of work is paramount
  • Desire to be a Leader; with the ability to coach, mentor, problem solve, build teams
  • Previous exposure to and demonstrated success in, a high-growth business environment
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required
  • Prior work experience in an Food Distribution, Grocery Warehouse / Supermarket or Commissary ideal
  • BA/BS in Management, Logistics, Engineering preferred

 Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes.

As EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYERS, FoodKick, LLC and its affiliates do not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender (except where gender is a bonafide occupational qualification), disability, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state, or local law.