Inventory Control Coordinator-RDC 1st Shift

Logistics/Supply Chain/Distribution/Transportation Bakersfield, California


At Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, we are excited to start a new chapter of accelerated growth as part of Froneri – a global pure-play ice cream leader. Come help us transform DGIC into the #1 ice cream brand! With nearly 100 years of winning experience in the U.S, a robust portfolio of powerhouse brands that consumers know and love such as Häagen-Dazs, Drumstick, Dreyer’s & Edy’s, and the backing and coaching of European-based ice cream experts, we know we have the winning recipe.

Inventory Control Coordinator supports multiple sites or functions with ensuring inventory accuracy at supported warehouses/co-manufacturers and acts as the primary Dreyer’s contact to these locations. Always work to achieve supply chain efficiency and cost targets while maintaining the highest levels of quality, safety & sanitation. This requires working in collaboration with cross-functional internal and external teams to resolve issues and identify process improvements. You will work in a dynamic environment where continuous improvement is celebrated. Strong, fact-based communication skills, team focus, and passion for results with minimal supervision are necessary to be successful in this role. 

Role and Activity

·       Acts as key IC contact for issues related to assigned locations, to include but not limited to:

·       Problem solving: System, Processes, Training

·       Facilitate cross-functional meetings as needed.

·       Ensure Compliance with company owned and 3rd party sites and ensures Dreyers reporting requirements are maintained per agreements.

·       Oversee the proper code date rotation (Julian date) and aging inventory; including donations, secondary sales and destruction.

·       Ensure cycle counts are being performed monthly per standard and keep IRA/SRA updated.

·       Systems Interactions (SAP: Business Objects: WMS IMREX

·       Resolve Disputes: over, short and damage processing

·       Work to proactively minimize inventory variance.

·       Have a basic understanding of business rationale knowing the “WHY”, not just the HOW

·       Ensure all inventory moves meet acceptable QA and inventory movement standards

·       Ensure you walk the talk always using the looking eyes, attend to the issues as and when they happen

·       Report immediately any unsafe behavior, equipment, or condition. Report property or equipment damage immediately

·       Promote the Froneri culture of employees being owners rather than just employees

·       Willingness to perform other job function as needed per shift prescribed by supervisor

·       Following the principle of “would I do this to my home?”

·       Other duties and expectations as assigned

Measurable Outcomes

·       Reducing trends of OS & D claims to industry benchmark standards

·       Daily, weekly, monthly movement and selection targets are fully met

·       Effective collaboration with the team and other shifts

·       Reduction in accidents, first aids, equipment damage, property damage and incidents on a YOY basis

Levels of responsibility

·       Quality and inventory standards

·       Completion of the required performance standards

·        Accuracy, attention to detail

·       Health and Safety

·       Impeccable QA and Load standards always

·        Keep workspace clean and organized


·       Performance – Open to change and will always look for better, simpler and more effective ways of operating.

·       Zero compromise on Quality and excellence. – Hygiene, Process, Labor resource and Waste.

·       Continually striving to increase knowledge of the processes and products - Understand all tasks, processes and activities as an expert in your area.

·       Teamwork – Commitment and enthusiasm to working together to achieve better outcomes

·       Accuracy - Attention to details.

·       Urgency - Always ready to respond.

·       Know Your People – Spend time getting to know your team, their skills, interests, knowledge, etc.