Warehouse Inventory Clerk

(8 am Shift)

2141 S. Throop St., Chicago, Illinois 60608

Job Description

**This is a Monday through Friday position from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shift. **


Position Summary:

Maintain Inventory and FIFO integrity by performing daily cycle counts, resolve and document findings, maintain all Quality Control documents, and perform data entry.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and/or conduct daily cycle counts and document results.

  • Research and resolve any inventory discrepancies.

  • Maintain FIFO and QC integrity.

  • Data Entry of Shipping/Receiving, Quality Control, storage, release of sales orders and transfer documents.

  • Process returned goods and QC requests.


Key Activities:

  • Perform daily cycle counts, document findings.

  • Perform daily FIFO rotation and email results daily.

  • Research and resolve any inventory discrepancies as well as root cause analysis.

  • Collect and maintain all documents relating to Quality Control.

  • Performs daily task of receiving process and confirm ship of orders using WMS.

  • Controls PECO pallet entries daily for all Routes and Distribution orders.

  • Inventories PECO pallets once a week.

  • Perform end of day closing in of receivers, PO’S in D365.

  • Process UPS/FedEx shipments.

  • Assist Checker as backup must be able to execute basic checking activities (see checker job position).

  • Responsible for complying with all Safe Quality Food (SQF) polices/procedures and requirements    for position.

  • Assist in checking all transfers going to production and to Creamery, to assure inventory accuracy.

  • Follow GMP’s, sanitation procedures, and quality procedures as set forth by QA and/or supervisors.

  • Take care of return location making sure area is maintained clean along with investigation location.

  • Verify QC return area and notify QC of any product that is being returned to production site.

  • Cycle count accuracy.

  • FIFO Integrity.

  • Inventory Shrinkage.

  • Donations and scrap product.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Necessary Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Cycle count and inventory control.

  • Previous experience in a Food Grade warehouse.

  • Previous experience in a shipping/receiving environment.

  • Previous experience in a fast-paced environment.

  • Previous experience in the use of material handling equipment, e.g., Sit down forklift, pallet jack, etc.


Skills Required:

  • Oral and Written Communication

  • Self starter with the ability to work independently

  • Flexible and a quick learner

  • Computer skills including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, GP, WMS, and RF

  • Attention to detail

  • Analytical and problem solving

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)


Why Should you Apply?

  • Competitive Pay

  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Hazard Pay

  • Shift Differential Pay

  • Competitive Benefits (Medical/Dental/401K)

  • Paid Time Off