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31 Oct 2018

West Coast Inventory Control Specialist – California

Posted by Tara Schwartz, tara@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #34269

Job Summary:

inventory control specialist will be responsible for coordinating product shipments and transfers. Their duties combine some aspects of logistics and customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Accept calls from sales staff, customers, and other locations for order of materials
  • Take, process, and prepare orders for pickup or deliver
  • Coordinate product transfers between locations
  • Contact trucking companies to coordinate shipments
  • Instruct drivers on load requirements
  • Complete orders accurately and in a timely manner
  • Operate truck scales
  • Complete weight tags, bills of lading, and hazardous material shipping papers
  • Take product-order inquires via phone and email
  • Communicate directions and instructions (verbally and in writing) to customers and internal employees
  • Keep track of inventory of products stored in warehouse and in bulk storage
  • Calculate total quantities of product by weight and/or volumetric measurements
  • Perform customer service duties as needed by responding to calls and visitors in a professional manner
  • Provide backup and assistance to other dispatchers/employees by answering phones throughout the day
  • Assign and monitor drivers throughout routes

Qualifications (preferred, not required)

  • Minimum of a high school diploma, associate’s degree in agriculture business or general business is a plus
  • Ability to function in high stress situations
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Ability to work with different personalities
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish
  • Agriculture fertilizer and pesticide knowledge and experience
  • Agvance software knowledge
  • Computer proficient in Excel and Outlook
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to work overtime and/or weekends as needed
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting for long periods
  • Standing, walking, climbing stairs
  • Ability to answer calls consistently
  • Ability to use keyboard consistently
  • Twisting, bending, stooping and reaching
  • Ability to lift up to 80lbs.
  • Ability to perform physical labor under adverse field conditions

Please contact Tara Schwartz, tara@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Supply Chain, Warehouse, Logistics. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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