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Inventory Control Team Lead

Job Details

Kentwood (GR2) - Kentwood, MI
Full Time
High School


Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Belding, Michigan, Flat River Group, LLC is a leading end-to-end ecommerce partner that works with vendors to take their businesses to the next level by accelerating ecommerce sales growth. We sell a variety of product categories as a 1st Party Seller, including toys, games, pet, sports & outdoor, home and patio, lawn & garden. Flat River Group has experienced incredible growth over the years and we now have five US-based distribution facilities.

Flat River Group is seeking an Inventory Control Team Lead to assist the IC Supervisor in day-to-day IC functions at our Kentwood location. They will assist in performing daily cycle counts, bin allocation, inventory accuracy, and act as a liaison between the operations staff and the inventory team. This position will also assist Inventory Control leadership during audits, identifying and resolving any discrepancies if found.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to multitask, communicate well with other departments, and a desire to take initiative. They will also be responsible for training new IC team members as needed. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking for supply chain and warehousing leadership experience!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead regular efforts to verify inventory within the Distribution Center.

  • Ensure IC team upholds all standard operating procedures, work instructions, and safety measures.

  • Responsible for leading employees, using a team approach to create a positive work environment.

  • Participate in operational improvement projects/events.

  • Maintain accuracy of all inventory transfers between DC’s, and units on hold.

  • Must be willing to work in any other department as needed.

  • Reconcile inventories and coordinate cycle count schedules.

  • All other duties as assigned.


Flat River Group Offers You:

  • Competitive compensation package (hourly rate commensurate with experience).

  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision plans upon hire with flex spending/health savings account options.

  • Company-paid group life insurance policy.

  • Company-paid short-term disability insurance.

  • Maternity leave.

  • Paid time off.

  • Paid holidays.

  • 401(k) with Company match, immediately vested upon hire.

  • Tuition reimbursement program.

  • A challenging yet rewarding career with opportunities for growth within the organization.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask while working in fast paced environment.
  • Basic understanding of the Inventory Control function within a Distribution Center environment.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and analyze data to identify problem SKUs and patterns.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Organizational skills and ability to stay on task with limited supervision.
  • Must be forklift certified and utilize proper forklift operation and safety procedures.
  • Proficient in training employees on new standard operating procedures and coaching employees on best business practices.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; email; Internet).
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance repeatedly. 

  • Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds without assistance occasionally.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for 8-10 hours for 5-6 days/week.*

  • Ability to regularly bend, twist, stoop, and reach.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 2+ years of warehouse experience, Inventory experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.