Company: Restaurant Depot
Posted on: November 17, 2022
Position Title: Inventory Controller
Department: Branch Management
Supervisor: Assistant Branch Manager/Branch Manager
Works closely with Assistant Branch Managers and Branch Manager to
ensure efficient operations in Inventory, Front End, Cash Room and
Receiving Departments. Maintains a positive company image by
providing courteous, friendly and efficient customer service.
Supports the Branch Manager in maintaining company standards. Can
be responsible for holding warehouse keys. Performs manual labor as
+ Maintains the accuracy of the physical inventory at the
+ Uses a scan gun and moves merchandise as needed in order to
obtain information needed
+ Makes decisions on pricing and insures that gross margins are
maintained on a level required by corporate.
+ Communicates margin issues to buyers and follows up for timely
+ Reviews sales price differential report to determine if front end
pricing is accurate and makes the appropriate changes.
+ Insures that cycle counts are being conducted on a timely and
+ Trains all staff for inventory purposes and is responsible for
the preparation and conducting of semi-annual inventories.
+ Coordinates Inventory Control with the Receiving, Perishables,
Dry Goods Floor and Front End to make sure low stock, out of stock,
negative on hand and computer inventory is correct.
+ Supervises Stock-taker (see # 5).
+ Coordinates writing of adjustment vouchers to vendors for damages
and meets with vendor reps to obtain their approvals.
+ Responsible for liquor and tobacco tax filings with the proper
+ Reports shrink and research causes.
+ Controls markdowns & voids by monitoring damages and
+ Analyzes and determines reasons for negative inventory and
+ Reviews store statistical reports for any abnormal or erroneous
+ Assists other Departments when needed including Front End.
+ Performs various tasks and projects as directed by Branch Manager
and Corporate Headquarters.
Education, Experience and Skills Required:
+ Minimum 4 years experience in retail or wholesale.
+ Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.
+ Background in Physical Inventory maintenance/control.
+ Proven leadership skills; ability to supervise and direct
+ Ability to effectively present information and respond to
questions from managers, employees, vendors, customers and buying
+ Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts,
interest, proportions, percentages, area, mass and volume.
+ Effective oral and written communication skills.
+ Commitment to company values and strong customer orientation.
+ Must be PC literate; working knowledge of MS Office; 10-key
skills a big plus.
+ Lift/Carry Abilities (measured for maximum or average load)
+ Lift - 50 lbs
+ Carry strength (50' or less) - 50 lbs
+ frequently lift/carry ( 12x/hour) - 50 lbs
+ Constant lift/carry (> 30x/hr) - 20 lbs
+ Occasional Push/Pull (> 5x/hour) - 450 lbs
+ Physical Aptitudes (rated based on level of skill involved)
+ Agility/dynamic balance 80-100%
+ Finger dexterity - 80-100%
+ Manual dexterity - 80 - 100%
+ Posture Tolerance (rated based on frequency or time involved)
+ Stand/walk - for up to 4 hours at a time, during full inventory
must stand for up to 6 hours at a time.
+ Reach above shoulder level - occasionally
+ Twist/turn head - frequently
+ Bend over/stoop - frequently
+ Climb steps/ladder - occasionally
+ Kneel/squat - occasionally
+ For the most part the ambient temperature will be moderate but
will need to perform inventory in refrigerated area and
+ There will be industrial vehicles (forklifts, Hilo) moving
material throughout the warehouse.
I fully understand the responsibilities and qualifications required
for this job. Furthermore, I find that I am capable of performing
the required functions.
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