Job Title: Inventory Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Operations
Full-time / Non-exempt / Hourly salary
The salary range for this position is $30,160 to $33,280, commensurate with experience. Second Harvest also provides a generous benefits package inclusive of paid Health, Dental and Life Insurance for the employee. Employees may elect to participate in the Simple IRA retirement program, ASHBB will match up to 3% of your salary. ASHBB recognizes eleven paid holidays each year, and employees may earn sick leave and vacation time.
This position facilitates the successful and accurate management of Second Harvest’s food inventory and assists with the coordination of inventory-related functions within the Operations Department. This position additionally is tasked with overseeing the receipting process for invoices, USDA allocations, monthly statements, pallet tags, pick lists, and market schedules.
You will uphold our mission: Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope
- Serves a prominent role in the management of all inventory control systems.
- Sets up and maintains inventory systems and procedures.
- Documents inventory procedures and researches/reconciles inventory problems.
- Oversees and Coordinates the work of the Inventory Data Specialist.
- Assists with the scheduling, receiving and unloading of all food deliveries. Also assists in the inspection of all incoming food product, including carrier inspection.
- Strictly adheres to the maintenance of ‘first in, first out’ rotation of inventory.
- Oversees all cycle counts and physical counts of inventory.
- Performs inventory reconciliation and recommends adjustments for Director’s approval.
- Assists in trace/recall functions.
- Oversees physical inventories, creating inventory documentation and entering physical inventory data into inventory database.
- Performs Quality Control checks on outgoing orders.
- Ensures accuracy of receipts recorded in Primarius, Second Harvest’s inventory management system.
- Assists in training staff in the use of Primarius, Second Harvest’s inventory management system.
- Responsible for training and supporting all partner agencies in the use of the Primarius online ordering system.
- Maintains the USDA allocation database, assigns allocations in coordination with Director of Programs and Nutrition and with Second Harvest’s Mobile Pantry program.
- Develops and maintains effective working relationships cooperatively and effectively with staff members in a team environment.
- Deals tactfully and respectfully with volunteers, agencies, community organizations, co-workers, donors, and potential donors.
- Communicates effectively and respectfully with people from different racial, ethnic and cultural groups, and from different backgrounds and lifestyles; demonstrates a knowledge of and sensitivity to their needs.
- May be required to travel on occasion for training purposes and conferences.
- All other duties as assigned; the above responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies)
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred.
- Experience working with inventory control systems.
- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Prior experience with the Primarius inventory management system is preferred but not required. The capability to learn and use various software programs dealing with databases and inventory systems is essential.
- The ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, professional, and timely manner with those both inside and outside of the organization.
- Must be self-motivated and work well with people in a team environment, and have the ability to manage time and multiple projects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust and focus.
The work environment described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position may include:
- EXPOSURE TO WEATHER – Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather.
- EXTREME COLD – Exposure to non-weather-related cold temperatures.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
How to apply
Interested candidates may apply with your cover letter and resume by emailing HR@Fightinghunger.org. This job opening post will remain open until the position is filled.