The Inventory Assistant is responsible for ensuring accurate inventory levels and adherence to processes (Research discrepancies, check expiration dates).
Perform schedule cycle counts.
Cycle count reported discrepancies from different departments.
Cycle count shorted products.
Check expiration dates.
Perform physical/systemic scrap due to expiration, quality, damage and/or other reasons
Use of Warehouse Management System.
Utilize mobile equipment when necessary to perform job duties.
Education and Qualifications:
Must be able to work in a cold environment, where the average temperature is 38 degrees
Must be able to work in a fast-paced work environment
Must be proficient in Math
Must have basic Computer knowledge
Must be able to work weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and Holidays
Must be able to work overnight/early morning
Must be able to lift a minimum of 35-50 lbs continuously
Must wear non-slip resistant shoes
Ability to learn SAP (Warehouse Management System)
Ability to clearly communicate in English
Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
Forklift experience a preferred
Strong Research and Analytical skills necessary
Who is FreshDirect:
FreshDirect is the northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City, Philadelphia, and District of Columbia metropolitan areas. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Bronx, NY.
From the beginning, FreshDirect has set out to provide something different. We are a community partner with a mission to deliver the highest quality and service that customers can find. This is an environment in which associates can innovate, grow and have successful careers-most of our leaders have come up through our ranks. And thanks to our team's extraordinary efforts, we are a leading innovator in the e-commerce and grocery industries.
Why choose FreshDirect?
We're a company that thrives on teamwork. Our evolution is driven by our passionate employees and investment in perfecting the technology that lets us deliver the highest-quality food. Our state-of-the-art facility creates an environment for innovation. We support our employees with on-the-job training for plant employees and drivers, team-building activities, workplace recognition opportunities, and by encouraging direct relationships with our suppliers in the field.
Great people deserve great perks. We offer comprehensive benefits, plus many workplace extras, including:
A flexible and generous paid time off plan
20% off at freshdirect.com and significant markdowns at our employee market
24-hour access to the FreshDirect shuttle between our Bronx headquarters and the subway
Regular events and barbecues for employees
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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.
As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because they are disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided they are qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.