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Penske Inventory Control Clerk- 1st shift in Livonia, Michigan

Inventory Control Clerk- 1st shift (Job Number: 2209669 )

Penske Logistics is looking for an Inventory Clerk to become part of an excellent team servicing the nation’s largest grocery store chain at our Livonia, MI location. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant and outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment. Under the direction of the inventory control manager will assist in keeping an accurate inventory ensuring the system inventory in the WMS matches the physical inventory stored at the facility. This requires individuals to work in a refrigerated / frozen environment and to utilize various inventory control systems.

Shift: 1st shift hours: Monday thru Thursday, 5:00am- 3:30pm

Pay & Benefits : $18.00/hour $1,500 sign-on bonus

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring system count matches physical inventory

-Resolve discrepancies at location and pallet level

-Look for missing product in storage locations

-Update WMS to match physical through various methods

-Research and document root cause

  • Ensuring proper rotation of product

-Analyze reports to identify rotation issues

-Ensure rotation physically moved as required

-Research and document root cause

  • Accurately receive inventory

-Work with checkers to ensure accurate receipt of inventory

-Audit inbound receipts, both physically and through receipt documentations

-Accurately induct x-dock into inventory

  • Data setup and validation

-Accurately input required data elements into WMS and various other applications

-Audit existing data for inaccurate data

  • Manage unsalable inventory to resolution

-Accurately document information on product recalls, including physically segregating as required.

-Work with procurement on product expiration and product holds to final resolution

-Accurately record dump / donate and other product dispositions

  • Ensure appropriate signage accurately located in distribution center

  • Process analysis and documentation

-Work with inventory management to document and train inventory procedures to warehouse operations

  • Assist with daily and weekly reports

  • Assist in development and implementation of special projects and tasks

  • All other tasks as assigned


  • Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules

  • Read, write, understand and speak English

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks independently with precise detail and follow-up reporting.

  • Must have knowledge of computers and ability to learn WMS and various internal applications

  • Must use handheld computers / scanners

  • Operate various material handling equipment; occasionally moving product in warehouse

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Locations :

12950 Eckles Rd, Ste 250

12950 Eckles Rd, Ste 250

Livonia, MI 48150

Primary Location : United States-Michigan-Livonia

Job : Warehouse

Penske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit): : PL.Inventory Clerk

Req ID: 2209669