• Manager, Inventory

    Job Locations US-UT-Clearfield
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/7/2019 8:31 AM)
    Functional Group
  • Overview

    Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.


    Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 155+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


    Primary Responsibility: 
    Operates and maintains the inventory of the warehouse. Supervises and coordinates receiving, storing, inventory, holding and shipping product.
    Essential Functions:

    • Advise associates on care and preservation, handling, storing, maintenance and shipping of product
    • Train associates in equipment operations, safety and general operations
    • Assign and direct work and monitor performance of shipping and receiving employees; Schedule tasks to maximize efficiency
    • Make recommendations regarding hiring, promoting, discipline and training; Ensure compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
    • Resolve grievances among workers
    • Monitor system-generated reports to identify errors in procedure and take corrective action
    • Maintain warehouse invalid list at acceptable levels
    • Conduct bay counts to maintain accurate inventories
    • Analyze data and make recommendations on product organization and storage practices
    • Review records and comply with established procedures for storing and shipping product
    • Communicate with General Manager on daily status of warehouse inventory
    • Identify problem areas and make recommendations for corrective action
    • Communicate with Operations Manager on the conditions of the freezer and inventory accuracy
    • Other duties as requested



    Qualifications & Experience:

    • Associate’s Degree plus 2 years inventory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Proven supervisory skills
    • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
    • PC skills, including Microsoft Office
    • Forklift license, CPR and First Aid training a plus

    Physical Requirements:

    While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is frequently required to talk; hear; use hands to grasp, finger or feel objects; use close vision; use distance vision; sit; and use computer equipment. The employee is occasionally required to walk and lift up to 30 lbs.

    • Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions
    • Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bending
    • Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office work 
    • Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks
    • May require travel by automobile and airplane up for business
    • May require a visit facility operations in temperatures at or below freezing
    • May carry loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds
    • Requires the use of various electronic tools 
    • Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes
    • Requires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive management

    Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    EOE/AA  M/F/D/V  DFW


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