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Smithfield Inventory Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri

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US-MO-Kansas City

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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. 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, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Inventory Specialist assists with all aspects of warehouse functions. Ensures work is completed in a safe manner and within the quality parameters established.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist with receipt of materials, including unloading trucks, product check-in with proper markings: Product Code, Count and Date Received, Lot Tags where applicable

  • Responsible for accurate documentation of material movement on BOLs, trailer load documents, packing lists, transfer lists: identification, count, signature and date.

  • Enter and process new receipts

  • Daily inventory counts

  • Entry of Transfer Lists on completion of transfers

  • Enter Inventory adjustments

  • Timely notification of package receipts for other departments and/or delivery to appropriate office location

  • Entry of Transfer Lists on completion of transfers

  • Enter Inventory adjustments

  • Housekeeping during and at end of shift

  • Assisting with inventory receipts and accuracy

  • Data Entry of Receipts and Transfers

  • Inventory verification

  • Working in non-climate-controlled warehouse conditions

  • Good housekeeping of warehouse and inventory locations

  • Walking and standing on concrete floors for long periods of time

  • Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

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 to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge and experience in Meat Industry is preferred, but not required

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Understand and follow both written and verbal instructions

  • Perform basic math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all measures, whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

  • Attention to detail and good communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office

  • Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies

  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.

  • Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands

  • Ability to wear proper PPE for work environment

  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.

  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

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.

  • Working in cold environments of 20° to 45° F

  • Working in seasonal environments exceeding 100° F

  • Wet or humid conditions

  • Noise level in work environment is usually moderate

  • Carrying, lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling of heavy and or awkward objects or loads.

  • Lifting and lowering objects up to 50 lbs.

  • Walking long distances, sometimes on wet, uneven and slippery surfaces

  • Continuous walking short distances from point A to Point B, up to 2-3 hours before break

  • Identify pallet marking up to distances of 18 feet away

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, visitwww.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us onFacebook (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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ID2021-16230

Job LocationsUS-MO-Kansas City

CategoryOperations

TypeFull-Time

FLSA StatusHourly

Shift1st Shift

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