SUPERVALU Inc Inventory Control Specialist - Aurora, CO - 100149 in Aurora, Colorado

Job Overview:Responsible for the proper receiving, storage, and control of warehouseinventory to maximize the use of warehouse space and provide for and efficientorder selection system. The incumbent exercises day-to day operationaljudgment concerning the inventory control that may affect the performance ofthe warehouse operation and its ability to carry out daily objectives.Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:Assists receivers and lift operators assigned to receiving activities toensure proper placement of merchandise.Assigns slot numbers to all new merchandise that will go into permanent slotsand provides merchandising departments with information for updating thepurchase order systems.Ensures item maintenance is completed for all new merchandise in theautomation, including cube-a-scan functions.Determines proper pallet quantities and pack descriptions for themerchandising departments on all new items to maximize warehouse cubicutilization.Rotates merchandise as required to maintain freshness and dating in a timelyan efficient manner.Maintains a listing of empty slots created by discontinued items and reassignsitems as maximum quantity increases or decreases.Locates merchandise that has been improperly slotted and supervises movementto correct position to minimize mark-outs to retailers.Assists in the preparation and taking of physical inventory to ensure anaccurate physical count of the distribution centers merchandise.Determines disposition of out-of-date and bad order products to minimize bothproduct loss and labor time lost handling the product.Controls merchandise in outside storage to ensure proper rotation of productas well as maintain proper inventory levels in warehouse to service retailers.Checks differences between warehouse inventory records and computer inventoryrecords and determines the reason initiating corrective action as needed toensure correct inventory records.Recommends changes in warehouse capacity, type of storage, type andarrangement of facilities, and physical handling methods in the warehouse toincrease efficiency and control cost.Job Requirements:Prior distribution experience with an emphasis on related inventory systems.Computerized Warehouse inventory system knowledge.Basic computer skills required.Strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential.Why Work for Supervalu?As one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the UnitedStates, SUPERVALU is dedicated to feeding our communities by providinginnovative, customer-centric solutions. We deliver on that promise every daythrough a strong network of 30,000 talented employees who supply the bestnational brands and our own high-quality and affordable private label productsto thousands of customers, and millions of consumers, nationwide. With awide variety of services and industry leading expertise, SUPERVALU offersyou the opportunity to shape the food industry through every stage of yourcareA GREAT PLACE TO GROW!All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.SUPERVALU is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO