Under the supervision of the Manager of Fleet Maintenance or an assigned Supervisor, an employee of this classification performs a variety of tasks to establish and maintain an effective Inventory System as required for the proper management and disbursement of Kivi Bros Trucking inventory. This position includes ensuring the quality and accuracy of the data, shipping and receiving functions, basic purchasing, and other related duties as assigned.
MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS
The Inventory Technician performs the duties and tasks determined by the assigned supervisor as follows:
• Maintain and effective Inventory System to ensure availability of inventory as it pertains to the maintenance and planning of scheduled work.
• Assign new stock codes as requested and approved; ensure initial replenishment of new stock items; conducts stock analysis to maintain effective inventory levels and identifies obsolete materials for removal from stock.
• Generates and reviews appropriate reports as necessary (i.e. stock replenishment, open receiving, etc.)
• Accurately track and account for stock items through proper issue and return procedures.
• Plan, Coordinate & Conduct Physical Inventory counts and audits
• Perform receiving functions including the verification and data entry of stock and non-stock deliveries.
• Perform shipping functions.
• Purchase inventory parts for all Kivi Bros terminals.
• Respond timely and professionally to all inventory requests made by vendors and client personnel.
• Operates a forklift, lifting devices and other tools necessary for shipping, receiving and disbursement.
• Perform cleaning duties and other related projects to maintain clean and orderly conditions.
• Maintain a constant awareness of safe work practices.
• Attends in-service training as required by supervisor.
• Assists in the training and education of other employees, general instruction, andspecific training.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Possess familiarity with warehousing processes associated with trucking operations.
• Proficient in the operations of data management systems to perform inventory or other business functions.
• Knowledge of terms common to parts management, receiving and shipping functions.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors.
• Ability to read and write clearly and effectively and possess good verbal communication.
• Ability to maintain compliance with various contracts, policies, regulations, and procedures
• Possess clear and effective written and verbal communications skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and effectively prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
• Ability to be flexible in adapting to changes in priorities, assignments, and other interruptions that may impact deadlines
• Graduation from high school and 3 years of responsible experience as Inventory Technician; or progressively responsible experience in storeroom as a Parts or Inventory Clerk; or a combination of experience and directly related education which totals 3 years.
Possession of a valid Driver’s License.
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• Ability to be mobile over a variety of steps, ramps, and ladders.
• Capable of reaching overhead and bending over
• Possess sufficient physical strength and agility to perform regular lifting and moving of supplies and equipment.
• Ability to frequently lift and or move up to 30 pounds, occasionally up to 60 pounds.
The work environment described here is representative of that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to the following:
• Airborne particles and dust.
• Working near moving mechanical parts.