Inventory Coordinator

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Lactalis is currently seeking candidates to join our logistics team in San Fernando, CA.

Lactalis Group, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. At Lactalis, our core values of AMBITION, ENGAGEMENT, and SIMPLICITY are at the heart of everything we do.

If you’re looking for a unique experience with a company that offers strong brands, professional expertise, and a dynamic work environment that champions entrepreneurial spirt, hands-on responsibility and real opportunity for career development, we want to hear from you!

Lactalis North America: inviting you to share with us your STORY, your PASSION, and your EXPERTISE.

From your PASSION to ours

The Inventory Coordinator is responsible for maintaining accurate records of inventory within the Warehouse Management and Accounting systems. The Inventory Clerk handles all paperwork and procedures necessary to perform this responsibility. He/she also verifies all orders received and shipped and ensures that the orders are properly accounted for in the company’s records. The Inventory Control Clerk accounts for all defective or damaged products and follows with appropriate corrective action.

From your EXPERTISE to ours

Key responsibilities for this position include:
• INVENTORY MANAGEMENT – Maintain and update inventory records. Create efficient and accurate inventory management procedures. Perform all daily activities necessary to maintain accurate inventory results. Reconcile physical and system inventories and make adjustments when necessary. Coordinate the monthly physical inventory procedures.
• QUALITY – Plan and implement a process to ensure all damaged/defective product is accounted for and properly dispositioned. Maintain records to accurately track recouped product and return saleable product to stock. Monitor and audit the inventory quality and accuracy assurance programs, including weekly and monthly reports.
• SAP DATA Entry- Utilize system to ensure accurate inventory counts. Replenish inventory in SAP daily. Complete and enter all necessary records and reports including filing invoices and maintaining customer records in a timely and accurate fashion.
• CYCLE COUNT – As needed, perform and coordinate weekly cycle counts and make system adjustments.
• CUSTOMER INTERFACING – Communicate with customers & suppliers regarding timing of physical inventories. Work with Customer Service Representatives, Supervisors, and Warehouse Supervisors to establish order processing and inventory receipt cut-off dates.
• This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these Essential Duties and Responsibilities.


From your STORY to ours

Qualified applicants will contribute the following:

• 3-5 years of experience in warehousing, logistics, and inventory control preferred.

• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common reports and documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
• Ability to effectively present information to management.
• Good communication skills.
• Familiarity with personal computers and MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).
• Ability to present, converse and report professionally to Lactalis Leadership.

Specialized Knowledge:
• The Inventory Coordinator requires knowledge of inventory management procedures and general warehousing terminology and practices. Practical skills in mathematics, problem analysis, and problem-solving. Maintain necessary records, track items and perform data entry as needed. Interpersonal and communication skills are important.
• Knowledge and experience working with SAP

Salary Description

$20.00 – $27.00/hr.

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