Specialist, Inventory Control in Ontario, CA at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

The Inventory Control Specialist - responsible for the inventory management of packaging components of multiple production lines, including physical counts and inventory reconciliation before, after, and during production campaigns.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Confirm/identify packaging material availability, location, and condition for production lines prior to production campaigns.

  • Plan/coordinate delivery schedule for materials located in outside storage locations (warehouses and drop trailers) to arrive to meet production line(s) scheduled planning rates.

  • Complete inventory cycle counts at the end of production campaigns and input necessary corrections for inventory location in SAP.

  • Coordinate the inventory and placement of product labels for all products Including.

  • Prepare electronic component tracking (spreadsheets) for schedule production

  • Communicate deficiencies that could negatively impact the production schedule to appropriate individuals

  • Additional job Tasks as needed

  • Loading and Unloading packaging materials/finished good.

  • Hauling finished products from production lines to warehouse storage location.

  • Supplying pallets of packaging components from warehouse storage location to production line(s) to meet production requirements.

  • Housekeeping (Including, but not limited to, sweeping, emptying dumpsters and/or trash cans, repairing items which may have been subjected to warehouse damage, etc.)

  • Participate in weekly warehouse meetings/safety tailgates, plant wide safety meeting, and quarterly information meetings.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • High School Education or GED. Technical school a plus.

  • Experience:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment. SAP experience preferred.

  • Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office and Google Chrome.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematics: examples – Determines Loss/Waste factor when staging components.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and written with internal and external co-workers, customers, suppliers, etc.

  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple simultaneous tasks, with interruptions.

  • Ability to work safely in a manufacturing environment, available to work any shift and overtime.

  • Ability to operate a fork truck in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and promote teamwork.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Fitness club reimbursement - $350/ Individual & $500/Family]

  • Starting day one, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.