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.
This position supports the distribution and warehouse leadership teams to provide guidance and coordination of the Inventory Control team daily activities necessary to maintain accurate inventory records according to the company#39;s requirements. The Inventory Control supervisor will lead the site Inventory Management program and report to operations leadership on all associated performance metrics, both operational and financial. Activities will include analysis of cycle count variances and inventory shortages, capacity planning, slotting and operational improvements, SAP inventory maintenance, and operational collaboration. This position also comes with the understanding of promoting a safe and compliant warehouse operation, and ensures freedom to operate through the enforcement of standard operating procedures, company policy, all legal/regulatory considerations, and company/regional safety and quality procedures.
Oversight and operational performance of all cycle count programs to ensure consistency and accuracy to the company standards and operational excellence. Identify and manage performance through all people, processes and technology categories.
Maintain records of all variances according to established procedures and financial compliance.
Track performance by area, determine problems and root causes, communicate results and recommend appropriate action.
Ensure that hazardous and date-sensitive products are checked for expiration, quantities are correct, and exceptions are handled for timely movement of goods.
Set up and/or change the stock keeping unit (SKU) in the strategic pick location(s).
Ensure that all cycle counts are scheduled and counting is completed timely, accurately, and in compliance with standard operating procedures.
Administer all return shipments of customers in case of any shortages and damages and communicate the same to the manufacturer and/or shipping facility.
Monitor work of all inventory control personnel and ensure achievement of all objectives and provide improvements to the same if required. Provide training to direct reports on all inventory processes and procedures.
Monitor and ensure accuracy of all inventory transactions and maintain records of all bin locations. Maintain system data integrity.
Manage all communication with inventory controllers and make recommendations to the same. This includes all variances that need to be reported to the corporate controller#39;s team.
Manage all inventory transactions and provide required feedback to the team as required.
High school education or equivalent required; some college preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of distribution/warehouse/ operations and Inventory control experience.
Analytical experience and knowledge of supply chain processes and procedures.
Experience with SAP, SAP EWM, Business Warehouse (or similar reporting software) preferred.
Experience in Microsoft and/or google suites preferred
Exposure to compliance and safety requirements associated with the management of a warehouse operation a plus.
Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communications, organization, resource management and technology utilization skills.
Skills and Abilities:
Warehousing, and distribution operational experience
Inventory Control experience preferred
Strong analytical and statistical skills
Expert in Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google applications
Proficient user of SAP preferred
Business Warehouse, Business Objects or other data warehouse reporting experience
Ability to accept ownership and accountability
Able to work effectively cross-functionally within the organization
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Able to use written and verbal communication skills to communicate to multiple levels of leadership.
Attention to detail
Active listening skills
Ability to be flexible and open to change
Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.
EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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.
- Employee Referral Program
- Free Food and Coffee
- Gym Memberships
- Life Insurance
- Long Term Disability
- Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Merchandise Discounts
- Military Leave
- On Site Cafeteria
- Paid Holidays
- Paid sick days
- Performance bonus
- Professional Development
- Stock Options
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Vacation/paid time off
- Work From Home
- Employee Events