Inventory Control Clerk -Toledo OH

Sofo Foods

Date: 1 week ago
City: Toledo, OH
Contract type: Full time
Sofo Foods

The Inventory Control Clerk is an entry to mid-level position and part of the distribution team to assist in developing a strong effective cycle count process, researching and resolving inventory issues. The role of Inventory Control Coordinator will assist the Operations Manager in the operational inventory control functions of Sofo Foods. The objective is that products be delivered on time, to the proper destination, in the quantity ordered and with the quality standards our customers expect. This position reports to the Operations Manager and partners with transportation, and sales to ensure our customers excellence every time.

Sofo Foods is one of the largest family owned wholesale distributors of Italian and ethnic foods in the US, and is currently looking for you to fill the role as an Inventory Control Clerk at our Toledo OH distribution center and become part of our Distribution Team. You will be helping our restaurant customers by accurately ensuring the right products are available for delivery.

This is a terrific opportunity to kick start your career in distribution and join our team. The opportunities are endless as to where your talents will take you with Sofo Foods!


  • Review and research any product quantity discrepancies that occur during the receiving, storing, shipping and delivery of product

  • Prepare count materials

  • Make appropriate inventory adjustments

  • Receives and counts items in a warehouse inventory and records the data either manually or on a computer

  • Unpacks and packs items and stocks them on the shelving systems in a warehouse

  • Keeps the stocked items organized and readily accessible

  • Marks the stock using a variety of means paper tags, labeling equipment or stencils, or other marking equipment

  • Performing cycle counts of materials and supplies in stock

  • Reporting discrepancies between physical counts and computer records.

  • Developing or improving upon inventory management procedures.

  • Stocking and distributing supplies, equipment or merchandise.

  • Compiling balance, price and cost reports.

  • Keeps the stocked items organized and readily accessible

  • Examines items in inventory for defects, wear or damage, and reports this information to the warehouse manager.

  • Maintains records of damaged stock and damaged warehouse materials-handling equipment. In addition, he provides guidance and direction to other warehouse workers.

Job Requirements:


  • High school diploma or GED; Some College degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years’ warehouse experience required; some inventory experience preferred.

  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Radio Frequency (RF) experience preferred.

  • Able to work in various temperature controlled environments including temperatures below freezing.

  • Strong sense of urgency; flexibility in meeting deadlines.

  • Strong attention to detail and quality.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Customer service driven.

  • Strong team player.

  • Computer proficiency: proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) or similar suite (Excel experience required)

  • Understanding of general work practices in warehousing and distribution, including order picking, packing, inventory, and shipping processes and procedures.

  • Dedicated to business and willing to adjust schedule and hours as needed to manage department

Work Schedule:

  • This is a first shift position Monday – Friday with occasional Saturdays.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compensation will be based on experience.

  • Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Coverage

  • Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Company Paid Life Insurance with additional coverage available

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Profit Sharing

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Employee Assistance Program

Other Great Benefits:

  • Weekly Pay

  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time

  • Direct Deposit

Job Snapshot

Employee Type



Toledo, OH

Job Type

Distribution - Shipping, Inventory, Warehouse


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