Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Tracks physical inventory of product, allocates inventory and maintains accurate records to ensure quality, shelf life and tracking of product. Actively involved in the company safety program and the long term and short term goals of the department.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Accurately controls and tracks physical inventory of product.
Maintains Distribution Center (DC) warehouse clean and in order.
Allocates inventory against orders.
Schedules orders to WPL scales to be completed by the WPL team.
Maintains status of orders through entire process.
Participates in inventory process and daily audits; researches and resolves inventory discrepancies.
Maintains accurate records of quanitity, type and value of stock.
Maintains inventory database.
Prepares all required reports and correspondence; performs required administrative tasks.
High School or equivalent.
2 - 4 years experience. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Outlook and Excel. Experience as a forklift and/or pallet jack driver. High understanding of products and production flow from order entry through shipping. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to manage priorities and workflow. Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities. Acute attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
Must be able to utiize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information and/or use a keyboard. Accurately completes detailed forms and reports. Calculates figures and amounts.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Position is active. On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine. May need to move equipment occasionally; ability fo lift, push or pull up to 50 lb boxes and materials. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. Position requires an associate to have the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.