Peco Foods, Inc. is seeking an Inventory Coordinator at our plant in West Point, MS.

Position Summary:

Maintaining, monitoring manual and computerized inventory control systems for raw material and freezer inventory. Furnish data used by others to forecast future needs, assess current inventory levels and order products to specified inventory levels. Anticipating probable delivery failures and take action. Assist sales, operations and administration by identifying low, out of stock or aging situations while maintaining an accurate and updated book inventory. Responsible for planning, preparing and placing purchase orders as approved by the Plant Manager for raw material.

People or Process Management Responsibility:

This position requires both the ability to manage people, their expectations and drive results through effective processes.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent years of related experience
  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating a sense of urgency
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly and create improved efficiency
  • Results orientation
  • Excellent follow-up skills with the ability to follow-through to completion
  • Effective communication, writing and grammar skills, basic math, paying great attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience in ordering products from multiple suppliers.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in planning, preparation, and placing of approved orders and make all adjustments with suppliers on a timely basis.
  • Track and expedite all orders.
  • Make approved adjustments to book inventories and review daily quantities required, availability and probable depletion. Review probable shortages and take action to remedy situation.
  • Work with management to determine special needs, situations, or changes required for ordering or delivering of product.
  • Assist in daily reporting inventory levels to Plant Manager.
  • Generate monthly sales and inventory reports, and other reports as required.
  • Assist in coordinating transportation of product orders to balance cost and delivery scheduling to minimize costs and ensure product is received on the promised date.
  • Assist in various phases of house accounts, i.e. price checks, orders, etc.
  • Verify daily warehouse load sheet(s). Locate missing load sheet(s) as required.
  • Input required information into computer.
  • Coordinate inventory management to achieve appropriate product and product levels in stock.
  • Analyze and standardize statistical information for warehouse production.
  • Any other projects or duties as assigned.

Other Qualifications:

  • Lead others by example;
  • Accept and delegate responsibility with structured follow up process
  • Display sound judgment and decision-making skills;
  • Problem solves in an efficient manner with effective follow up;
  • Strong managerial skills necessary;
  • Excellent safety and attendance records required;
  • Proven ability to work with department heads to meet safety, production, quality, and yield goals;

Notes:

All Team Members are responsible for safety. This position has specific responsibilities relating to food safety, food quality and required legal regulations and standards relating to these standards.

This job description is not a comprehensive list of duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Management may change or add duties and responsibilities at any time without notice.

Location:

West Point, MS

Peco Foods, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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