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Inventory Control Supervisor in Smyrna, TN at Vallen

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Could you be our next Inventory Control Superstar?

The Opportunity

You will be responsible for performing and overseeing inventory audits, cycle counts and solving the root cause of inventory discrepancies.  You will lead associates in performing timely warehouse and/or manufacturing planned and ad-hoc activities (QA audits, product/sku counts, inventory and/or materials inspections, etc.).  You will also be responsible for maintaining an inventory accuracy percentage acceptable within Vallen standards. 

  • Staff management duties include, but are not limited to: interviewing, selecting, hiring, coaching, training, delegating work assignments while enforcing company policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
  • Carries out inventory and/or material auditing schedules (daily, weekly, monthly, annually); delegates daily associate work/audit assignments.
  • Maintains accurate system of record for inventories.
  • Performs audits and leads counting initiatives; researches product and/or sku discrepancies.
  • Monitors products entering the Quality Assurance area through visual inspections and the use of reports; ensures products enter and exit the area in a timely manner while ensuring a high level of accuracy.
  • Performs routine inspections on equipment, working tools and work area to ensure a safe environment; provides feedback and resolution to unsafe conditions and equipment; conducts routine safety trainings and inspections on associate’s safety compliance; recognizes and rewards the achievement of safety objectives.
  • Collaborates and coordinates activities with appropriate functional areas to ensure availability of merchandise and accurate product and/or sku system of record.
  • Participates in on-going process improvement initiatives.
  • Provides mentorship regarding the use of lean tools and concepts.
  • Maintains a safe and secure work environment.

About Vallen

Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

Working at Vallen

At Vallen, we are committed to the success of our customers and our co-workers and do what it takes to get the job done right. We work diligently to improve and drive results that create value. We’re hands-on, responsive and team-oriented. We apply our insights, experience and relationships to find the best solution to every challenge. We hold ourselves to be personally accountable to do what we say we will do.

Qualifications & Benefits

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Must demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must possess strong planning, organizational and execution skills
  • Must have the ability to set goals and meet deadlines
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills
  • Must demonstrate ownership of assigned responsibilities and ability to get the job done correctly and in a timely manner
  • Must possess a proactive and positive team approach to problem resolution
  • Must have the ability to establish strong working relationships with co-workers and management
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran