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Inventory Control Coordinator at The Wine Group

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Ripon, California

Job Description:


The Wine Group is one of the top leaders in the wine industry.  As a privately held management-owned company with 14 wineries in California, New York, and Australia, we thrive to win with exceptional people who share our values.  We produce many well-known brands including Franzia, Cupcake, Chloe, Flip Flop, Save Me San Francisco, Insurrection, Concannon, Benziger and Imagery.  We are a successful company looking to employ talented individuals on our team who are self-motivated, positive and energetic.  If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!


We will have best in class Warehouse Operations.  The Warehouse Inventory Coordinator will have a direct impact on developing and driving best in class inventory management processes.  This role will cross-functionally work with a variety of departments including Purchasing/Planning, Technical Operations, Quality, Customer Service, and Warehouse Operations to ensure inventory and materials accuracy.  The Inventory Coordinator will leverage information systems, process, and communications to optimize inventory and space, so the correct inventory and materials are at the right place, at the right time. 


  • Support and execute best in class warehouse, material handling, and inventory management operations.

  • Develop, update, and maintain a strong and clear understanding of inventory management standard operating procedures.

  • Leverage JDE/WMS/AS400 to support inventory management processes.

  • Prepare and analyze various reports (inventory, production, cycle count, etc.); make recommendations and/or take appropriate action.

  • Actively participates in safety activities, continuous improvement, and small-team problem solving.


  • Execute, manage, or oversee various day-to-day inventory management processes (i.e. cycle counting, mis-shipments, grocery outlet, wine sale, Holds, etc.)

  • Monitor product/material velocity and adjust warehouse space and locations accordingly.

  • Prepare and participate in physical inventories.

  • Reconcile production, inventory, or materials to validate system receipts.

  • Understands and displays teamwork with all shifts towards meeting departmental goals and metrics.

  • Ability to differentiate between acceptable and unacceptable product; take action to quarantine, communicate, and rectify any nonconforming products.

  • Understand and use computer, scan gun, and other warehouse technology to conduct efficient and effective operations.

  • Completes necessary physical and virtual records for operational and audit purposes.

  • Ability to train another team member in routine work responsibilities of the job according to standard operating procedure.

  • Assist in relief or backfilling Shipping Clerk and other Inventory Coordinators as needed.

  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of general functions; it does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


  • 2+ years experience in a similar function, focusing on inventory control and coordination, within a fast-paced distribution environment.

  • Must have a two-year degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Must possess advanced keyboard and personal computer skills (Proficient in Word and Excel).  Must demonstrate an aptitude and be willing to learn AS400, JDE, WMS, Outlook and/or equivalent.

  • Ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directives. 

  • Ability to read and write English and perform basic mathematical calculations validated by a proficiency exam.

  • Must be able to pass all applicable testing. 

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities, in a fast-paced environment while under pressure to meet changing customer demands, all while maintaining a high attention to detail.

  • Ability to work with a minimum of direct supervision, which includes the ability to use independent judgment regarding work tasks.

  • Demonstrates TWG core values and maintains professional communication, positive attitude, and cooperative relations with all team members and management.

  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude towards the job and the duties assigned; exhibit initiative to continually learn and improve professional skills.

  • Ability to understand, and support management direction.

  • Demonstrate and maintain an excellent safety, Food Safety/Quality, operational, discipline, and attendance record.

  • Ability to work any shift, inside and outside subject to current weather conditions, plus overtime as required by the company.

  • Ability to identify, report, and provide potential solutions to any problems or issues.


  •  Ability to perform lifting of weights up to 50 lbs throughout the shift, as well as tasks requiring walking for substantial lengths of time, bending, stooping, and twisting.

  • Must be comfortable with and able to work on the production/warehouse floor around equipment.

  • Occasional exposure to noise, heat, cold, odor.

The Wine Group is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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