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Joplin, Missouri Red Collar Pet Foods, Inc.
Job Location:: Joplin, MO - Joplin, MO

Red Collar Pet Foods is looking for an Inventory Specialist to join our exciting new pet food business at one of our manufacturing plants. Who is Red Collar? We are pet people, and to us pets are family. We believe that they deserve good food made with wholesome and balanced nutrition in every bag and bowl. It is our commitment to quality ingredients and manufacturing exclusively in the U.S. which makes us all proud of our company and the pets we ultimately feed.

Purpose of Role
The Inventory Specialist is responsible for insuring adequate and accurate inventories are available for meeting customer shipments and raw material stocking levels.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Review inventory counts verifying SKU accuracy between RFSmart and JDE
  • Provide confirmation of inventory accuracy with justifiable adjustments
  • Document and report all adjustments with S&F and JDE
  • Serve the contact to coordinate the removal and/or disposal of all inventories as approved by management: Damaged, Aged, Product renovation, Q&FS related
  • Manage verification of all site and third party deliveries assuring data information matches with RFSmart and JDE
  • Participate with quarter and year-end inventory verification activities with S&F
  • Participate and adhere to all food safety requirements, Quality Management Processes, and site safety programs ensuring that all standards are met
  • Demonstrate a quality culture in actions, words and spirit
  • Team & unit contribution, Productive and safe work habits, Prioritization, Dealing with Ambiguity, Peer relationships, Self-Development and Creativity
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects through proactive and reactive efforts including incident investigation and implementation of corrective/preventive actions pertaining to Q&FS
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management

Key Functional Skills/Knowledge
  • Red Collar safety policies and procedures
  • JD Edwards
  • Microsoft Office
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at one time with attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Priority Setting
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating the efforts of a work team, action oriented
  • Must be capable of working at elevated heights and or confined space
  • Wearing proper personal protective equipment (hair net, bump cap, ear plugs, safety shoes, and uniform)
  • Bending, stooping, twist, turn, standing for extended time periods, reaching, climbing stairs, and lifting up to 55 lbs.
  • Must be able to adapt to temperature and environmental extremes such as hot to cold, dust dirt and chemicals
  • Forklift assignments require OSHA certification and getting on and off frequently


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a High school diploma, GED or equivalent education
  • Must be willing and able to work and accept varying shifts and schedules
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate in the English language
  • Working knowledge of Safety, Quality and Material Management Systems and procedures
  • Ability to read and understand the daily production run schedule, and execute to that plan
  • Ability to communicate to managers and team members any production, quality/food safety or other business critical information vital to operations and customer service
  • Successful completion of a substance screening and background check

Preferred Quali?cations:
  • Ability to operate a forklift/OSHA certification
  • Working Knowledge of food safety, GMP, GHOP, HACCP, SPC
  • Demonstrated competency in computer and pc software including MS Office and email
  • Knowledge of inventory control principles
  • Experience with JD Edwards

Red Collar Pet Foods is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request