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Inventory Control Lead


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Company: Newport Meat Pacific Northwest
Location: US-Portland-OR
Zip Code: 97230
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

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At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.


Primary areas of responsibility

  • Performs on going physical cycle count of inventory in an effort to ensure accuracy of the perpetual inventory
  • Lead the monthly full warehouse perpetual inventory count
  • Review/Prepare daily inventory reports looking for possible errors and working with Finance, Operations, and Merchandise departments to get corrected both physically and electronically
  • Check-in drivers who have completed their routes by verifying product returns, customer invoice signature and identifying possible missed deliveries
  • Verify reserves are properly recorded and verify the count of each reserve pallet
  • Investigates receiving and shipping problems, identifies cause and more efficient procedures recommending corrective action to warehouse management
  • Take the lead on obsolete inventory through reporting and managing
  • Complete internal self-audit testing of inventory
  • Conduct product aging audits
  • Assist portion room monitoring accurate meat in and out of room
  • Assist QA with Product Recall process; QA is leader and teacher of recall process




  • 3 to 5 years inventory experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Certification to frequently operate forklift, high-rise and pallet jack




  • A demonstrated ability to plan and organize your own work activities; analyze and disseminate numerical data; manage work time efficiently; follow procedures/polices; identify and solve problems
  • Strong PC skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Database concepts
  • Ability to speak and write English effectively
  • Must have exemplary listening skills to facilitate effective two-way communication
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 1 Saturday per month
  • Must be able to work in temperature controlled warehouse approx. 35F degrees and spend 1 hour in freezer approx. -6F degrees
  • Physical activity include ability to lift 75lbs of material, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking and finger dexterity for data entry


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 69296