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Mixing Center - Inventory Control Manager in Blakeslee, PA at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Blakeslee, PA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/5/2018

Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Under general supervision of the General Manager, the Mixing Center Inventory Control Manager oversees the integrity of the inventory through mandated corporate programs and execution of full physical inventory. Provides leadership and manages the day-to-day activities of Inventory Coordinator(s). Ensures completion of scheduled cycle counts and maintains the integrity of the locator system with regards to bin maintenance per Company guidelines. Reconciles all pick exceptions and schedule of inventory cycle counts as needed as well as researches all ISO Discrepancies reported from serviced Distribution Centers. Champions, prepares, and executes the mixing center’s annual physical inventory.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Provides leadership and manages the day-to-day activities for Inventory Coordinator(s) and Dispatcher; maintains staff by selecting, recruiting, training, and mentoring associates for development growth.
  • Reviews any cycle count pending to ensure accurate inventory cycle counts and their approval entries are completed on the ORACLE system per corporate guidelines.
  • Reviews daily emails to identify all Advanced Shipment Notifications (ASN’s) being sent by the operations team in order to submit to the appropriate ATD member/ U.S. custom parties.
  • May oversee all dispatcher outbound discrepancies to ensure all distribution center and Hub & Spoke outbound schedules are met in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates with international/ logistics team on all pending shipping discrepancies to ensure they are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Researches and resolves all applicable ISO discrepancies filed by distribution centers in a timely manner; assists corporate accounts payable with any pending invoice discrepancies for proper payment resolution.
  • Maintain the integrity of the locator system in which the product (tires, wheels, accessories, equipment etc.) is physically and systematically located in the mixing center; reconciles all pick exceptions as needed.
  • Collaborates with local management in assuring warehouse associates are compliant with all inventory procedures; champion’s safe working conditions and monitors inventory coordinators proper use of power industrial equipment to ensure safe work practices.  
  • Ensures the mixing center RTS and adjustment processes are in compliance with company policies; tracks inventory flow to comply with corporate goals of turns per year; works closely with Supply Chain in the disposition of excess inventory as needed.
  • Champions, prepares, and execute the mixing center’s annual physical inventory.
  • Assist in the recall or product withdrawal of vendor inventory when directed by appropriate ATD parties.
  • Any other applicable duties and responsibilities assigned by management.

Key Partners (Positions):

Mixing Center - Operations Manager, Operations Supervisor, General Manager, Inbound Coordinator, Dispatcher, Regional Supply Chain Directors, FTZ Administrator, Safety Coordinator 

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:          

  • Education:  High school diploma or GED preferred but not required; college degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of experience in inventory control; prefer experience with Warehouse Management systems
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to lead, serve and inspire others; shows a sense of respect, humility, and integrity at all times     
  • Ability to motivate others to carry out assigned tasks; ability to encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team; ability to implement and follow through with assigned tasks.
  • A passion for customer satisfaction and world class service.
  • Self-management: set well-defined and realistic goals, display initiative and commitment to meet goals and work with minimal supervision; decision-making: make sound, well-informed and objective decisions.
  • Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Creative thinking: use imagination to develop solutions to problems; continuous learning: recognize strengths and weaknesses.
  • Demonstrate respect: handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with ATD’s “Code of Conduct”.
  • Teamwork: work collaboratively with all departments to coordinate effective work environment.
  • Be accountable for results: assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behavior, decisions, and results; knowledge of product flow within a distribution environment.
  • Previous experience in behavior based management of process to delivery of desired results.
  • Familiarity with current materials, methods, tools and equipment (including technology) used in distribution operations; excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to calculate figures, prepare various reporting via excel and other similar tools.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required: 0%

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace


Shift Type:
Job ID: R06042

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