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Team Lead - Inventory Control

Company: Blue Apron
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Inventory Control - Richmond, 3151 Regatta Blvd B60, Richmond, California, United States of America Req #291 THIS IS BLUE APRON

Chefs around the world wear blue aprons when learning to cook, and for us it has become a symbol of lifelong learning. Our highly motivated group of food enthusiasts are inspired to work on complex business problems with creativity and passion, always looking to learn something new. We take preparation seriously, embrace a spirit of excellence, and put in the extra effort in everything we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens. WHO'S IN THE KITCHENAre you a people person? Do you take pride in coaching, mentoring and developing your team members? If so, we're looking for a Team Lead in our Fulfillment Center to indirectly oversee a team of 10+ full-time Associates. You'll be responsible for the execution of your team's daily plan and ensuring that all Associates are complying to company processes and procedures. The goal is to accurately account for all inventory related to the production of Blue Apron recipe boxes.WHAT'S ON THE MENUOversee a team of 12-15 full-time inventory associates.Complete multiple daily inventory cycle counts, including product held in offsite storage.Ensure FIFO rotation throughout the facility.Manage the requisition of product from storage to production. Record all inventory changes and input inventory data into the warehouse management system.Confirm product quality and quantity immediately after receiving processes have been completed.Partnering with the Inventory Operations Manager, communicates the daily plan to AssociatesUnderstand the inventory needs of the Preparation team necessary to complete the daily or weekly production target.Clearly communicate all significant inventory changes to the ICM.Assist with the yield process of all food products for the weekly cycle.Resolve problems related to inventory, product quality, and yields.In coordination with Quality Control, ensure incoming product meets or exceeds the recipe's quality specifications.Maintain proper food safety, particularly storage and handling.Minimize shrinkage/spoilage of perishable products.Monitor waste and report to the Purchasing Managers what can be salvaged or returned for credit. Separate and designate items to be returned to suppliers.Assists in the training of new hires and/or temporary AssociatesMotivates, engages and shows respect to associates on a daily basis; build team morale to drive productivity and quality standards; challenges the team to not only achieve but exceed daily performance goalsEnsure compliance of SOP; escalates discrepancies or performance concerns to Leadership when necessaryOwns the safety of the team, by modeling safe behaviors and ensuring that all Associates are in a safe working environment 100% of the timeOperates the team as a business by owning the team's quality, GMP and uniform standards, ensures that we send out a quality product to our customersAssists Leadership with development of the team and assist with training of critical rolesTracks and escalates patterns and behaviors around timekeeping, GMP compliance, Quality and Performance to Supervisor/LeadershipModels Blue Apron values and leadership competencies at all times to support the building leaders and to provide an example to their associates.Coaches employees to follow policies and procedures and maintain high standards of safety and food safety and provides information to the Operations Manager who is responsible for the delivery of corrective actions.Focus on operating their area of the facility as if it was their own business, utilizing their resources to the fullest extentCompletes tasks as directed by with minimum supervision.NECESSARY INGREDIENTS1-2 years of entry-level managerial leadership experience in a food production, shipping and receiving environment or warehouse environment or demonstrated skills and experience at Blue Apron.Work experience in food production or food manufacturing preferredAbility to count large quantities of product in the form of individual items, cases, and pallets.Receiving or inventory control experience related to produce or specialty food.Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and knowledge with WMS desiredClear and concise communicator, verbal and writtenMust be well-organized and have an entrepreneurial spiritAbility to work calmly and effectively under pressureAbility to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment while remaining organizedMust be eligible to work in the USMust be able to work weekends, overtime and holidays as requiredMust be able to bend and lift up to 49 pounds repetitively with or without accommodationMust be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time with or without accommodationExposure to temperatures that range from freezing to sub-freezing (coolers, freezers, etc.) with or without accommodationMust be able to push, pull, squat, bend, and reach above and below shoulders; repetitive use of hands with or without accommodation Blue Apron provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Blue Apron complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

  • Inventory Control - Richmond, 3151 Regatta Blvd B60, Richmond, California, United States of America

Keywords: Blue Apron, Richmond , Team Lead - Inventory Control, Professions , Richmond, California

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