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Compass Minerals America Inc. Coordinator Warehouse in Overland Park, Kansas


We invite you to Explore the Potential of being part of something Clearly Essential!

At Compass Minerals, we harvest, mine and produce essential minerals that deal with nature’s challenges, including – but not limited to – highway deicing salt for the winter months, water softening salt and plant nutrition that improves the quality and yield of crops. We transform Earth’s resources that ultimately help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives, every day.

With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be their best.

Summary: This position is primarily responsible for increasing customer services levels, cycle counting to ensure inventory accuracy, pick ticket processing, issuing of stock items and delivering both stock and non-stock materials to designated locations throughout the site. These activities will allow the Materials Organization to provide a higher level of customer service to site customers such as maintenance, operations, administration, etc. while allowing craftsmen to spend their time performing their assigned duties rather than coming to the Stores Warehouse to pick up their required parts.

The position is additionally responsible to manage and collaborate with our warehouse and third party manufacturers to ensure CMP operational/production/inventory/loadout needs are met. Promote safety to all vendor partners. Support CMP Supply Chain of raw materials required for CMP’s third party manufacturers. Effectively manage inventory controls of raw materials and finished goods.

Essential Job Functions: Include but are not limited to the following:

(Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)

  • Coordinate operations for warehouse and third party manufacturers (co-packers and tollers) to ensure necessary capacities are met.

  • Promote and maintain a safe work environment at all times.

  • Complete the timely entry of all inventory transactions within the Compass Minerals ERP System (E1) to ensure maintenance of inventory accuracy.

  • Daily material receipts and material issuing of stock and non-stock items.

  • Cycle counting of stock items to improve/maintain inventory accuracy.

  • Provide exceptional customer service levels to internal site customers such as maintenance and operations as well as with all Compass Minerals suppliers.

  • Ensure vendor maintains CMP compliance standards for safety, contractual obligations and general business practices.

  • Implement Lean Manufacturing (RAM/MRO) techniques to obtain “best practices standards” within the Materials Organization.

  • Follow plan and ensure warehouses are meeting requirements for Safe Food Safe Feed, or other regulatory or handling requirements.

  • Process pick tickets within E1 as well as manual requests according to company and departmental policies to support maintenance and operations activities within the site.

  • Delivery of requested parts to authorized delivery locations throughout the site.

  • Evaluate current operation systems and process for areas of inefficiency and provide improvement recommendations.

  • Maintain KPIs for vendor (warehouse,copack,toller) performance.

  • Over time and after hours coverage is occasionally needed during busy season, or as conditions warrant.

  • Build strong, collaborative relationships with Operations, Planning, Customer Experience and Sales partners

  • Performs physical site counts as required to meet audit requirements

  • Travel up to 25%


Qualifications: 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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or above.

  • Previous ERP/MRO Warehouse experience preferred.

Core Competency:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions. Ability to make quick, sound decisions without major financial impact.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

  • Collaboration - Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one's own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved.

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflow and procedures.

  • Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.

Physical Requirements: 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 employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must lift and/or move up to 40 pounds on a repetitive basis. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Compass Minerals is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact 913-344-9200 or careers@compassminerals.com.

Job: Logistics

Primary Location: US-KS-Overland Park

Organization: Commercial

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Day Job

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 21000041