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US Foods Manager, Inventory Control (Onsite) in Austin, Texas


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Leader of inventory control team and responsible for ensuring the financial integrity of the market’s inventory. Work with cross-functional partners, using root cause analysis, to identify opportunities for improvement. Implement and drive company best practices/routines.

Onsite: The work is completed 100% onsite at an assigned location.


• Labor planning and scheduling of inventory control staff – Ensure all activities are completed timely, as labor availability and priorities change, utilizing all personnel effectively. Includes prioritizing and delegating ad hoc requests in cooperation with warehouse operations personnel.

• Associate coaching and development – Attract, develop, and lead a highly skilled and motivated team

• Drive continuous improvement – Work with cross-functional partners to identify opportunities for improvement and develop/implement best practices/routines

• Cross-functional collaboration and influence – Identify and resolve root causes of inventory losses, working with cross-functional partners to problem solve and implement preventive measures

• Inventory Adjustments weekly Routine – Working with the Area Director of Finance; monitor and communicate performance metrics. Analyze significant cycle count adjustments to identify root causes and communicate with the team.

• Reclamation of vendor packaging issues – Ownership of the reclamation process, coordinating with buyers for billback and/or on-site repackaging of product. Reviewing data and analyzing for trends and determining root causes for potential prevention measures

• Manage non-saleable (suspense) inventory – Ownership of inventory placed into suspense (Fresh to Frozen, recall, damage, etc.) and work with cross-functional partners to ensure timely resolution

• Review and approve customer credit requests; determine root causes for process improvement and prevent duplication

• SOX compliance – Effectively perform controls such as Inventory report review, open delivery route aging and reconciliation reports and 100% quarterly cycle count completion

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SUPERVISION: Management of up to 9 employees depending on market size and complexity.



• High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate degree with management or supply chain background preferred.

• Forklift and HAACP training will be provided, certification within 1st 90 days required

Related Experience/Requirements:

• 5 years minimum experience in inventory control or warehousing required


• Strong understanding of inventory control procedures

• Excellent analytical skills

• Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required

• Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office Suite programs (Outlook, SharePoint, PowerPoint, etc.)

• Experience in leading continuous improvement (Lean, Six Sigma, Agile, etc.) preferred

• Demonstrated supervisory experience and time management skills

• Inspires followership of peers and team members

• Excellent communication skills

• Experience with timekeeping, warehousing and distribution back-office systems

• Experience in foodservice distribution preferred


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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

EEO is the Law poster is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 866-960-5886. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.