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Inventory Control Specialist - 1st Shift - $17/hourly

Company: United Natural Foods Inc
Location: Sturtevant
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

UNFI has been deemed critical business/essential personnel and will remain open despite COVID-19.

Company Overview:

UNFI is North America's premier food wholesaler delivering the widest variety of products to customer locations throughout North America including natural product superstores, independent retailers, conventional supermarket chains, ecommerce retailers, and food service customers


Responsible for tracking inventory and maintaining accurate inventory records and able to research any discrepancies. Display a strong understanding of the equipment he/she uses, the location of product, and the lay-out of the warehouse, slot location, lost sales, miss-picks, pack size and all other applicable product information.


  • Monitors product velocity and tracks lost sales and in-house damages.
  • Researches inventory adjustments and maintain high service levels (low out of stock).
  • Initiates date checks, periodic cycle counts ( 3 months in grocery and repack and every 3-4 weeks in cooler/freezer) as well as quality checks.
  • Researches miss-slots and quality issues, verifies pick slots and back stock verification.
  • Processes return to vendor requests.
  • Basic slotting.
  • Alerts management of potential safety problems or violations.
  • Tracks expiration dates (particularly cooler/freezer items).
  • Tracks food bank and salvaged product.
  • Perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures, as appropriate for location.



  • High School Diploma/GED Certification and/or equivalent related experience.


  • Understanding of Safety guidelines.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable Bakco functions and RF systems.
  • Understanding of applicable Bakco functions.
  • Understanding of all paperwork and reporting methods related to tracking inventory.
  • Have an understanding of procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processes.


  • Capability of being licensed in operating powered industrial equipment
  • Strong communications skills; both written and oral applications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be motivated and take initiative.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to be detail oriented and manage multiple tasks.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status. UNFI is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

Keywords: United Natural Foods Inc, Kenosha , Inventory Control Specialist - 1st Shift - $17/hourly, Other , Sturtevant, Wisconsin

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