Inventory Specialist

Supply Chain, Procurement & Transportation Olympia, Washington


Position at Empire Packing

Job Title: Shipping Receiving and Inventory Control Clerk                Department:  Production


Reports to: Shipping Supervisor                                                               Location:



Job Summary

Duties include the receiving and unloading of incoming materials and comparison of

Information on the packing slips while monitoring and maintaining current inventory levels


Essential Job Duties:

  • Sorts and counts packages, labels, totes, etc.
  • Operates pallet jack or forklift for unloading product
  • Receives product and places in proper location
  • Performs a physical count of inventory
  • Restocks items as necessary
  • Informs purchasing agent of low level inventories
  • Practice all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Follows all Safe Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s)
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and practices
  • Maintains a safe work environment inside/outside for all associates by picking up all debris, trash and etc.
  • Wears required uniform as needed
  • Knowledge of and adheres to all state and local health requirements
  • Provides good personal hygiene
  • Performs additional duties as assigned to meet demands of daily production scheduling
  • Responsible for production quality
  • Ensure all tools and supplies needed to get the job done are available
  • Notify Lead when issues arise
  • Assures compliance with all company safety rules
  • Follow and monitor proper safety equipment usage and safety practices
  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements



  • Must attend work consistently
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Display strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Adaptable and dependable with ability to follow direction and work in cooperation with others





  • Production process experience preferred



Physical Requirements:

  • Standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, crouching, kneeling intermittently



Empire is an equal opportunity Employer