Senior Field Inventory Control Specialist
Attleboro , MA 02703
Posted 3 weeks ago
Job Description:Position Summary:
To lead a team that produce store inventory results, which alert the company to problems in a unit's operation, including theft, accounting errors, paperwork, pricing, cash discrepancies, and evaluating the use of approved Company shrink control systems.
This involves physical count by retail dollars as well evaluating inventory conditions and adherence to Company Shrink Standards. Responsibilities:
1. Lead a team of seven Inventory Specialists to include quarterly and yearly performance management discussions, and development discussions. 2.
Recruit, hire and train Inventory Specialists 3. Conduct daily physical inventory of store's merchandise. Supporting their team during Inventories and possibly doing solo Inventories 4.
Produce an immediate inventory result for each unit at the time of the inventory. The result is calculated by comparing the physical inventory against the book balance and adjusting these figures to account for sales, unreported purchases, transfers, price changes, and cash discrepancies. This is done on a retail basis as well as at an item level. 5.
Research the inventory result, insuring accuracy and making necessary adjustments and corrections to the result. By using summaries and figures downloaded from Framingham, information regarding vendor deliveries and returns, retailing, gross margins, price changes, sales figures and accounting discrepancies are researched and corrected. This includes electronic data.
This corrects each unit's paperwork to project a more accurate inventory result, as well as alerting store management to errors being made in required paperwork, so that it can be corrected immediately at store level. 6. Evaluate the Manager's execution on the Company's Shrink Standards. This includes multiple tiered questions based on the Manager's reports and feedback from the Manager.
This often involves making determinations on the validity of the Manager's paperwork and statements. 7. Being accountable for obtaining their Team's level of customer satisfaction, accuracy and speed. Working Relationships:
Store Managers, District Managers, product vendors and customers on a daily basis. Resource Protection personnel, and Westborough Store Support Center personnel periodically.
Minimum Education: High School Preferred Education:
Associates Minimum Education: High School Preferred Education:
Associates Degree Minimum Experience:
Retail Store Manager or Assistant Manager Preferred Experience:
Retail Store Manager and/or Inventory Auditing experience. Licenses/Certifications:
NA Soft Skills: Position requires good communication skills (written and verbal), the ability to deliver feedback on inventory results in a professional and motivational manner, the ability to work cohesively with the store teams and inventory team, and the ability to be self -disciplined in their work day. Ability to exercise good judgment in analyzing complicated information and be able to deliver feedback (both positive and sometimes negative) about inventory results.
Being positive, team orientated and flexible will be crucial to the success of this position. Other: Physical Need be able to lift up to 50 pounds, endure long periods of standing, kneeling, and squatting. Need to be able to deal with wide variations in temperature (freezer and refrigeration). Travel Need to be able to travel long distances daily to reach different locations.
Need to be available for overnight travel as business warrants. Hours & Conditions Need to be available for full time hours, which can vary from day to day. Average hours will range from 40-50 hours per week.
Early starting 4:00AM - 5:00AM (no later than 7am), with ending time varying on a daily basis. Other Basic proficiency in computer software (MS Suite), and able to pick up our internal software packages. Driving Must have a clean driving record