Inventory Control Supervisor at Dole Packaged Foods, LLC

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: McDonough, Georgia

Job Description:
Dole Packaged Foods, LLC

Inventory Control Supervisor


Job ID: 2023-2582
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Manufacturing
Dole Packaged Foods



Dole Packaged Foods is a purpose led health and wellness organization that “champions a more equitable world.” A world where everyone has the right to nutrition from the goodness of the earth and we reduce these gaps, one action at a time.

Under the supervision of the Supply Chain Inventory & Process Manager, the Inventory Control Supervisor will lead Warehouse Associates, gather data and conduct analysis with the goal of understanding, validating, and reporting the accuracy of inventory at the facility. This position will develop and maintain inventory metrics relating to Dole inventory in our own warehouses and any consigned to our third-party partners.


The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Ensures all transactions impacting inventory quantities in SAP are complete, accurate and timely, as well as in line with proper GAAP, SOX standards for Dole Packaged Foods
  • Develop and implement material resource plan to enhance product flow, optimize order fulfillment, and minimize inventory investment while consistently meeting customer expectations
  • Develop policies, guidelines, and procedures to ensure quality delivery and cost control
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures dealing with auditing the accuracy of inventory
  • Utilizing EDI, monitor all communications with manufacturing and warehouse and resolve any errors or issues on a timely basis
  • Conducts physical inventory counts and corresponding reconciliations
  • Work with cross-functional partners to identify opportunities for improvement and develop/implement best practices
  • Identify and resolve root causes of inventory losses, working with cross-functional partners to problem solve and implement preventative measures
  • Responsible for preparing/reviewing necessary inventory adjustments and claims with department management
  • Manager 5-8 warehouse employees
  • Other duties as assigned


Experience, Knowledge, & Skills You Bring:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organization
  • Strong understanding of inventory control procedures
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in leading continuous improvement (Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) preferred
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required
  • Experience with SAP is required

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Passionate about a purpose driven career
  • Organized, detail oriented.
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Analytical
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Take initiative

Education & Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree. If no bachelor’s degree candidate must have 3+ years’ experience in supervisory role in supply chain or manufacturing.
  • 3+ years logistics or manufacturing experience
  • 3+ years supervisory or management experience

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit and use the computer for extended periods of time; ability to answer phones and use a variety of office equipment; ability to lift 15 pounds and reach overhead.
  • Must be able to bend/stoop/squat/twist/kneel and turn throughout workday, for varying lengths of time.
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms below shoulder level to above shoulder level.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.

Travel Requirements:

  • Estimated 10-15 % of travel

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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