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INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST - HOME DEPOT PRO

Company name
The Home Depot, Inc.

Location
Downers Grove, IL, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Operations, Sales, Hvac, Bluecollar, Retail

Posted on
Mar 08,2019

Valid Through
Jun 21,2019

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POSITION PURPOSE

Under the guidance of the Regional V.M.I. Operations Manager, this Counter Sales Representative is responsible for maintaining all day to day functions in a Vendor Managed Inventory (V.M.I.) Client's facility. This includes but is not limited to the following: filling customer orders, checking in inventory, maintaining “regional items as necessary, completing the proper control reports, and contributing to sales growth.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

40%- Timely and accurate fulfillment of daily replenishment orders for the customer. Properly receive daily replenishment and branch transfers to maintain accurate inventory.

20%- Complete all control reports in the intervals described in the Operations Manual. Monitor and adjust “Min / Max” levels on an ongoing basis to maintain the proper levels of inventory.

10%- Maintain a clean and professional warehouse.

15%- Recognize and communicate to the Regional V.M.I. Operations Manager both market and customer business conditions.

15%- Communicate with the customer about product stocking levels and seasonal fluctuations to ensure there are no outages.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Reports to the Senior VP of Sales. No direct reports.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years

Physical Requirements:

Must continuously stand or walk or regularly requires lifting/handling/carrying material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Counter sales experience preferred, preferably in HVAC, Plumbing, or Electrical environment.

Warehouse or Operations experience.

BA or BS Degree preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Strong Computer Skills

Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Ability to lift 60 pounds or more.

Ability to effectively manage time and branch operations.

Ability to multi-task and handle multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Product knowledge of Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical items is helpful. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Company info

The Home Depot, Inc.
Website : http://www.homedepot.com

Company Profile
The Home Depot was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank. Along with investment banker Ken Langone and merchandising guru Pat Farrah, the founders’ vision of one-stop shopping for the do-it-yourselfer came to fruition when they opened the first two Home Depot stores on June 22, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia. The first stores, at around 60,000 square feet each, were cavernous warehouses that dwarfed the competition and stocked 25,000 SKUs, much more than the average hardware store at that time. Empty boxes piled high on the shelves gave the illusion of even more product. From the start, associates were able to offer the best customer service in the industry, guiding customers through projects such as laying tile, changing a fill valve or handling a power tool. Not only did store associates undergo rigorous product knowledge training, but they also began offering clinics so customers could learn how to do it themselves. The Home Depot revolutionized the home improvement industry by bringing the know-how and the tools to the consumer and by saving them money.

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