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Inventory Control Manager - Romulus, MI Fulfillment Center

Company Name: Kroger Logistics
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary

Oversee and assist in the execution of the daily processes related to the flow of goods in a Distribution Center (DC) or Fulfillment Center (FC) and all inventory control functions. Responsible for all facets of the Warehouse Management System and for ensuring all tasks performed by the production team are performed safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire facility. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee accuracy of receiving product into the warehouse and resolve receiving discrepancies
  • Work with multiple vendors, including scheduling and customer relations
  • Contact and build relations with category managers and buyers
  • Ensure proper dating procedures are followed and manage shrink levels
  • Monitor and oversee warehouse space; understand and plan for promotional activity
  • Monitor pack changes, short dates and pick slot changes
  • Plan for inbound fluctuations
  • Oversee reorganization and continued compliance with DC layout and designation of pick slots and reserves by commodity group or functional area
  • Work with regional supply chain managers and others on seasonal plan and execution
  • Oversee/monitor adjustments in inventory control and monitor physical inventory of distribution center or fulfillment center through cycle counts
  • Identify, design, and implement technology, and procedural based solutions to increase warehouse associate's productivity
  • Monitor error logs and system output reports to ensure system performance and data integrity in Warehouse Management System
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Travel to support new site openings as needed
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum Position Qualifications

  • 2+ years of leadership experience in distribution, order fulfillment or related field
  • Thorough knowledge of logistics and supply chain
  • Ability to understand complex oral and written instructions
  • Ability to write brief reports and log documentation
  • Intermediate math and computer skills
  • Good analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in distribution, order fulfillment or related field

    Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time

    Regions: Midwest


    Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.


    Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names.  At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®.  We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

     Posting Notes:  MI || Romulus || 15675 Wahrman Rd. || 48174 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain; Inventory & Replenishment; Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None 

    Nearest Major Market: Detroit

    Job Segment: Engineer, Manager, Engineering, Management

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