Quality Assurance and Inventory Control Receiving Associate at Sonepar USA Inc

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: San Leandro, California

Job Description:

Quality Assurance and Inventory Control Receiving Associate


San Leandro, CA




Independent Electric Supply, Inc. (IES) opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, IES operates 16 electrical supply branches in the Northern California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coastand 7 locations throughout Arizona. IES focuses on traditional electrical supply with dedicated specialists in lighting, switchgear, wire management, tool & safety, renewable energy and enhance logistics solutions to meet specific customer needs. Employing more than 525 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space, IES is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.

In August 2011, IES was acquired by Sonepar USA consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.


The Inventory Control Associate is an integral participant within the company's Quality Assurance and Inventory Control team. This position has a significant impact related to the accuracy of the company's inventory and its effect on customer service.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Receiving and evaluating customer return material

  • Receiving materials transferred from other IES branches

  • Receiving vendor purchase order

  • Identify and report policy and processes are not being followed

  • Other assigned tasks or functions contributing to the success of Independent Electric Supply

  • Maintaining an organized and safe working environment

Supervisory Responsibility, work environment and physical demands

  • This position has no supervisory responsibility.

  • Ability to be trained on the operation of power and/or hand tools; greet individuals, answer phones, and provide information to customers; bend, stoop, lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds; stand and walk continuously throughout an 8-hour shift; work in dusty and dirty conditions; handle and store hazardous materials; clean and maintain a safe working environment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Operate Forklift, equipment such as pallet jacks. Climb ladders, Squatting-Bending.

  • Typical environments include offices, light industrial, commercial, utility and manufacturing. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Will include outdoor work exposed to elements and non-conditioned warehouse

Required Skills:

Through previous background and experience, the candidate must be able to demonstrate, with or without an accommodation, the ability to:

Maintain an established work schedule

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic mathematic skills

  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide

  • Ability to distinguish minor, but significant differences between complex material part numbers/descriptions

  • Basic computer skills; Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel

  • Assist in other Quality Assurance and Inventory Control tasks as needed