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Parts & Inventory Clerk

Job Details

Entry
Performance Pet Products - Mitchell, SD
Full Time
High School
Up to 25%
1st (Day Shift)
Operations

Description

Farmers Union Industries, LLC, also known as FUI, is a leading agricultural-based manufacturing company headquartered in Redwood Falls, MN. Our current operations include Central Bi-Products, Northland Choice, Midwest Grease, Artex Manufacturing, Redwood Farms Meat Processors, and Performance Pet Products. Please visit our website at fuillc.com to learn more!

  

Performance Pet, located in Mitchell, SD, is home to the innovators and formulators who turn the desire for leaner, tastier, healthier or otherwise better pet food into an actual product on the shelves. Everything we do is custom-made for every customer, and we're the only canner to do so. Learn more about what we do at performancepet.net/.

  

Performance Pet is now accepting applications for the brand-new role of Parts & Inventory Clerk! We offer a competitive hourly wage and a complete benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, paid time off, paid holidays, a paid birthday holiday, an impressive 401K match, and much more!

  

Areas of Accountability

 

 All areas of accountability to be delivered with GRIT - our values of Generosity, Relationships, Integrity, and Teamwork

  

Inventory & Parts Management               Maintenance & Inventory Software               Vendor Relations

  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  

Work safely, comply, and enforce all company and regulatory safety/environmental policies, practices, and procedures

  

Oversee inventory cycle count team and implement and follow up on cycle count schedules

  

Work with all personnel to ensure accuracy of paperwork and data entered

  

Manage the procurement and inventory of parts/consumables using Microsoft Dynamics NAV MRP

  

Initiate parts purchases from suppliers for procurement of all facilities parts and consumables

  

Conduct inventory analysis to identify discrepancies in inventory counts and to reduce working capital costs

 

 Work with plant operations to understand inventory and waste to generate cost savings

  

Work with management to conduct parts quality analysis to consistently meet production standards

  

Negotiate with vendors for lower pricing and improved purchasing terms

  

Evaluate and track vendor performance and conduct meetings with low-performing vendors to drive improvement

 

Review inventory to determine unused items and recommend disposal of excess stock

  

Ensure department records are accurate and purchasing documents are properly completed

  

Maintain weekly and monthly reports and inventory reconciliation

  

Oversee parts consumption within facilities by implementing parts database and check-in and check-out systems

 

 Work with corporate NAV MRP team to ensure accuracy of individual inventory items and make adjustments as needed

  

Situations may arise that require employees to temporarily or permanently assume responsibility for tasks not specifically outlined in this job description. Employees may be requested to work additional hours and/or accommodate a heavier than normal workload.

Qualifications

Qualifications

 

AS Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, related field, or equivalent experience, preferred

 

2-5 years' experience purchasing and inventory experience for food/feed manufacturing

 

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Microsoft Dynamics, preferred

 

Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

 

Strong organizational and project management skills

 

Knowledge of standard purchasing procedures and practices

 

Travel up to 10% annually

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