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Inventory /Quality Specialist in Harrisville, OH at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth we are looking for a dedicated and passionate Warehouse Inventory/ Quality Specialist. As a Warehouse Inventory Specialist  you will be responsible for all inventory-related activities. We are seeking candidates who are extremely motivated and are excited about the opportunity to support all operational processes and procedures. If you like growth and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develop the company's inventory management strategy with the aim of controlling costs within budgetary limits, generating savings, rationalizing inventory and maximizing available working capital.
  • Manage and maintain the company's material and stocked product inventory including stock and stock locations.
  • Manage and control perpetual inventory stock counting/ inventory accuracy checks
  • Minimize overstocks and removal of obsolete / redundant raw materials to maximize availability of working capital.
  • Ensure that good inward/ stock control department is well organized and controlled to sufficiently support production and the goals of the business.
  • Ensure incoming product is received and managed appropriately according to company procedure.
  • Ensure materials are ready and available for production as and when required.
  • Provide routine management information on inventory performance
  • Implement improvement processes and systems to reduce inventory, minimize costs and maximize working capital.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:

  • High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent desired.
  • Up to six months of warehouse related experience, supplemented by on-the-job training, to learn duties, nature of work performed, procedures, work methods, to become familiar with the company's products, locations, machines and equipment, operating methods, and to attain proficiency requirements and to fully assume responsibilities of the job.
  • Forklift certification beneficial.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • General knowledge and ability to perform relatively simple work using basic arithmetic.
  • Must be able to recognize bin numbered locations.
  • Must be familiar with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures. Must be able to work in cooperation with others.
  • Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with others.
  • Should possess special skills in the operation of a forklift in negotiating the lift in close quarters.

Machines, Equipment, and Software:

  • Forklift, order selector, pallet jack, pull cart, ladder, Computer terminal, Microsoft Access Software, and telephone.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating machinery.
  • Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights.
  • They must be able to stand for long periods, sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb and be able to move/lift up to 75 pounds regularly.
  • They must be able to climb ladders, stairs and withstand heights of more than 15 feet.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.

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