Inventory Specialist

Cold Spring, MN, US

JOB TITLE: Inventory Specialist

Location: Cold Spring, MN
Department: Warehouse

Status: non-exempt

Position Summary: This position assists in the documentation, oversight, and control of finished goods inventory, Raw materials and Ingredients in the facility both from customers as well as the company while specializing in the posting in various customer systems.

Alcohol is an ingredient in products we produce. We are unable to guarantee specific positions, work schedules or work environments that do not include working around alcohol.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Customer scheduled production across all production lines.
  • Verify production numbers on all runs upon completion.
  • Work cross-departmentally to troubleshoot issues with inventory variances, deficiencies, and other issues.
  • Correspond with Shipping, and Production teams regarding ongoing training, troubleshooting issues, and other updates as needed.
  • Coordinates and performs regular inventory counts of raw materials and finished goods as required by customers and company.
  • Updates discrepancies in ERP system as well as issue new tag/reprint tag.
  • Documents discrepancies to ensure disciplinary action can be taken.
  • Verifies clerical computations against physical count of product and adjusts errors in computation or count, or investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies.
  • Evaluate/address issues with finished goods LPN's that come off the line during Production runs
  • Resolve issues and escalate issues to System Administrator for resolution as needed
  • Assist Production with Variance reporting of Finished Goods and Raw Materials as needed
  • Troubleshoot issues requiring additional consumption for Finished Goods creation
  • Once variance is reported, notify Accounting of which Production orders are ready for invoicing to customer
  • Troubleshoot issues with missed scans on Finished goods and resolve in timely manner so as not to negatively impact Production
  • Resolve Production related issues affecting other departmental operations
  • Assist in moving and storing of product and materials as needed.
  • Assist in staging and preparation of documentation for product and material being picked up or shipped
  • Assist in set up and control of FEFO Inventory System to ensure uninterrupted flow of product and materials to the various departments of the company as requested.
    • Combine partial pallets according to customer requirements.
    • Assist in analyzing damaged product
    • Follows proper destruction procedures
  • Helps coordinate month ending physical inventories and any additional reporting required by Customers
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required by the manager/customer.
  • Adhere to and comply with Good Manufacturing Practices as outlined in Employee Handbook.
  • Adhere to and comply with quality production and Food Safety.
Position Requirements:
  • 3-5 years' warehouse/forklift experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Extended standing on hard surfaces.
  • Good understanding of inventory control
  • Regular bending, stooping and lifting up to 60lbs.
  • Will work around noise, dust, variable temperatures and use of production chemicals
  • Knowledge working in Outlook, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and use of customer portals
  • Works in a warehouse environment, including operation of forklifts and computers
  • Position must be able to communicate with all levels of employees, vendors, customers and visitors


Carolina Beverage Group is a world-class specialty beverage co-packer for leading beverage brands.

Carolina Beverage Group is a world-class specialty beverage co-packer for leading beverage brands.
Headquartered in Mooresville, NC with additional locations in Cold Spring, MN and Fort Worth, TX, we are incredibly proud of the strong team we have built with over 1,000 hard-working team members. Our ownership investments continue to bring new equipment & expansive operations to all locations providing ample opportunities across all locations in a variety of roles and departments including production, blending, ingredients, quality, maintenance, and warehousing.

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