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Inventory Specialist

Company: Franklin Sports
Location: Memphis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionINVENTORY SPECIALIST (NON-EXEMPT) Franklin Sports, Inc. is a leading global sporting goods brand with an extremely rich history and reputation within the industry. Over the years, Franklin Sports has developed and maintained strong partnerships with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, the National Football League and Major League Soccer that bring energy, strength, and uniqueness to our products. We understand consumer needs and offer the strongest value by manufacturing products to all levels of sports participants from some of the most well-known professional baseball players to those who are active in the youth sports community. We got our start in 1946 and Franklin Sports is still a family owned and operated company to this day. The Inventory Specialist role is responsible for providing support to the Inventory Manager and may be required to work overtime hours during the week and on weekends, as needed. This position includes responsibilities for analytical data review, creating reports, Excel Pivot tables and V lookup functions and data mining. This also includes cycle counting and audit support; assisting in researching and reconciling inventory discrepancies; and assisting the Inventory Manager in any inventory related research and functions. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of the industry and previous inventory and analytical experience in a distribution and/or manufacturing environment. The position is located in our Memphis Warehouse location and will report to the Inventory Manager. #FranklinFamily DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilizes root cause analysis to locate and correct inventory related process errors, including recommendations to prevent reoccurrence
  • Employs advanced Microsoft Excel skill set in research and reporting
  • Maintains and updates inventory records
  • Reconciles negative inventory balance report daily
  • Performs non-scan location audits and root cause research
  • Performs reverse pick - back to stock and audits for accuracy
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime hours as assigned
  • Other duties or projects as assigned EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
    • 2+ years of advanced inventory analytics strongly preferred
    • 2+ years of applicable work experience
    • High School Diploma or equivalent education required SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      • Advanced computer user skills (MS Office Applications)
      • Previous WMS system experience strongly preferred
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
        • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
        • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
        • Willingness and ability to work overtime and different coverage hours as needed
        • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification strongly preferred Level of Responsibility:
          • Provides day-to-day support to Inventory Manager and requires the ability to independently manage their own daily tasks and projects as assigned by management. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
            • This position does not supervise employees. If you are interested in joining the #FranklinFamily, please apply. We also want to share with you our benefits at a glance:
              • Employee Discounts
              • After 30 Days Waiting Period:
              • 20 days PTO program upon hire and 10 Paid Holidays (prorated)
              • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
              • Company Paid AD&D and Life Insurance (3 times Base Salary maxed at $500,000)
              • Company Paid Short Term disability plan
              • Flexible Spending with $550 Carry Over and Dependent Care Account Plans
              • 401K with immediate participation and a 1% match after 3 months of employment, and a retirement 401(K) match of up to 4% after a full calendar year of employment
              • Participation in the annual bonus plan
              • Employee Life Assistance Plan and Identity Theft Protection Support
              • Tuition Reimbursement PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the person in this position must regularly remain in a stationary position; move about inside the warehouse; communicate with employees; reach with hands and arms; and use hands or fingers to handle/grasp and for keyboard use. The employee performing this job is occasionally required to kneel, crouch, stoop, ascend/descend stairs, work overhead, and exert up to 20 pounds of force. This person is occasionally required to operate and/or ride on material handling equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work will be performed in a warehouse environment with exposure to changing temperatures. While performing the duties of this job, this person is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Franklin Sports, Memphis , Inventory Specialist, Professions , Memphis, Tennessee

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