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Smithfield Inventory Lead: Sunday - Wednesday, 6 p.m. - 4:30 a.m. in Edwardsville, Kansas

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The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.

The Inventory Lead provides direction for Cycle Counters and assists the Inventory Control Manager with special projects.

Core Responsibilities

  • Performs inventory adjustments, batch code corrections, and cycle count corrections

  • Releases products from quality hold, and responds to internal customer e-mails relating to inventory issues

  • Trains employees in inventory processes and provides inventory assistance to operations employees

  • Responsible for escalating any issues that arise during the shift, if necessary

  • Ensures that employees are working safely, and following all work rules

  • Ensures that inventory issues are being addressed by the department and that these issues are communicated to the Inventory Control Manager

  • Other duties as assigned .


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general equivalency degree required.

  • One year of related experience is required. Previous lead or supervisory experience is highly desired.

  • Experience in a role managing multiple priorities is highly desirable.

  • Experience with warehouse management systems is required. Candidates must have strong computer skills.

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.

  • Constantly required to stand, walk, ride, carry, bend, twist, balance, see, hear reach with hands and arms and handle paperwork.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The DC environment will include extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical equipment such as forklifts/hi-lifts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the loading areas.

Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield’s benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly. ® " and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield ® , Eckrich ® and Nathan's Famous ® , among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com , and connect with us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SmithfieldFoods/) , Twitter (https://twitter.com/SmithfieldFoods?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor) , LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/smithfield-foods) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/smithfieldfoods/?hl=en) .

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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ID 2021-18027

Job LocationsUS-KS-Edwardsville

Category Supply Chain

Type Full-Time

FLSA Status Hourly

Shift 2nd Shift