Inventory Specialist FT

Trussville - Alabama (AL), 35173

Winn-Dixie Retail Stores

Job Description:

Job Title: Inventory Specialist
Location: Retail Grocery Location
Position Overview

The inventory specialist supports the manager with inventory management, in-stock position, merchandising, labor, security, expense control and other operational processes to company standards.

Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Provide continuous attention to customer needs; greet; assist and thank customers in a prompt, courteous and friendly manner.
  • Ensure daily audits of low and out-of-stock items are scanned into the Location Based Inventory (LBI) system accurately and efficiently.
  • Print and work inventory exception reports on ordering days to either update inventory in system or correct a distribution void.
  • Research excessive back stock and either determine root cause and correct data.
  • Use pick list from system to replenish shelves and displays on the sales floor.
  • Perform inventory transfers with inventory management for all store to store and department to department transfers.
  • Ensure reclaim is being scanned out daily.
  • Ensure fresh department discard transactions are performed daily.
  • Partner with store reset team on all cycle and full store resets to ensure shelf capacity and product facings are accurate.
  • Review order exceptions and update orders accordingly.
  • Conduct date checks to ensure freshness of product in Center Store and Fresh areas in accordance with specialized date checking processes.
  • May assist receiving lead during heavy receiving times.
  • Ensure backroom is kept orderly, clean and free from safety hazards.
  • Operate department equipment and tools such as forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Notify management of associate theft, customer shoplifting, unauthorized
mark-downs, property defacement or any action that is illegal and/or against company policy.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • High school diploma or equivalency.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently.
    • Ability to understand and follow English instructions.
    • Authorization to work in the United States or the ability to obtain the same.
    • Successful completion of pre-employment drug testing and background check.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Proven experience as an SEG associate in the grocery or fresh areas; or two (2) years proven leadership in the department.

    Required Behaviors

    • Lives the Values by embracing the essence of the company demonstrating a commitment to the company’s goal and values.
    • Unifies and motivates team through praise and recognition of success with immediate feedback to build an environment of trust.
    • Business-driven showing passion for the business, delivering results consistently.
    • Customer-orientated by passionately demonstrating that the customer comes first… always by putting the customer’s needs above all else.
    • People Passion through consistently treating others with respect and dignity.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

    • Compliance with all company policies and procedures.
    • Problem solving and basic computer skills.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • High standard of integrity and reliability.
    • Proficient in math.

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