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Inventory Control Specialist - Non Exempt
Ref No.: 20-00569
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Job Description:
  • The Warehouse Associate is responsible for receiving and maintaining returns, deliveries, and all associated distribution activities.
  • This position is a part time position. Hours of operations 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Ensure that customer and replenishment orders are accurately packed and properly addressed using the appropriate carrier.
  • The daily goal is to fulfill all shipping requirements in both an accurate and timely manner.
  • Accurately maintain and document all inventory movements and transactions as required through client inventory ERP system.
  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.
  • Assist in physical inventories.
  • Ensure proper stock rotation.
  • Prepare accurate shipping documentation according to prescribed instructions and procedures.
  • Daily pick and prepare customer orders for distribution based on customer's instructions and to process these orders through the appropriate carrier as instructed by the customer.
  • Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type ofproduct is loaded and shipped.
  • Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customerservice standards.
  • Accurately count, verify, and code returned materials as specified.
  • Must follow established procedures on all assigned tasks and maintains cGMP compliance.
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Report quality variances.
  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck,or other power equipment.
  • Use radio frequency equipment for picking, receiving, putaway, and load functions, as required.
  • Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
  • Enter required data into a computer in an accurate and timely manner as instructed.
  • This job normally has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications:
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Basic computer skills and experience with spreadsheets, word processing and database.
  • Previous employment in a cGMP compliant facility and in a pick & pack operation is preferred along with inventory control or quality control.
  • Knowledgeable in GDP/GMP regulations.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos as well as write simple correspondence. Individual should have the skill to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Individual must be able to compute rates, ratios, and percents and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Individual must be able handle problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must be excellent in time management and communication.
  • Must be a self-starter with strong commitment to development and continuous improvement of systems, operations and personnel.

Working Conditions:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to walk.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and color vision.
  • Individual must have the temperament to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Position also requires working in cold environment.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Position also requires working in cold environment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Forklift Certified Optional:
  • Must be a certified forklift operator. The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a forklift to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise.
  • The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and may also be required to perform Order Filler and Checker duties.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
  • Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.
  • Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety.
  • Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards.