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HUB Inventory Specialist/Picker in Maplewood, MN at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 6/5/2019

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Job Description

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

What is an HUB Inventory Specialist?

Hub Inventory Specialist is responsible for Hub order fulfillment and Inventory control. The individual in this role should have good knowledge of store systems, basic parts knowledge and good interpersonal skills. The role has in-depth knowledge of the store inventory and requires the ability to network with nearby stores, Hubs, pdq and external suppliers for order fulfillment. This position is full time. Position can be MVR certified, and should complete all training materials and attend all store meetings.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Hub operations and resolution of Hub orders in a timely manner
  • Review Hub orders, pulling parts, stage product, finalize paperwork
  • Interaction with Drivers on paperwork, instructions, etc.
  • Engaging store to facility network to determine part sourcing and logistics solutions; work with ordering store for fulfillment options if unavailable in network
  • Work with GM, DL and SSC support for proper inventory mix and levels
  • Inventory accuracy and functions- Cycle Counts, Outages, Planograms, Maxi changes, Price Changes, Front & Face, Truck lead
  • Manage and comply with all Hub records and all paperwork policies and procedures

 Secondary Responsibilities

  • Additional Inventory activities including Overstocks, Callbacks, Resets
  • Safely deliver parts to customers as needed
  • Assist with Front Room Inventory functions
  • Assist with cores and defects
  • Fixed Activities: Store Cleanliness including floors, bathrooms, facing, dusting, parking lot

 Success Factors

  • Friendly communication
  • Ability to locate and stock parts
  • Safety knowledge and skills
  • Operating inventory systems and store equipment, including fork lift, pallet jack and/or hand jack
  • Parts and automotive system knowledge skills
  • Operating POS and Parts lookup systems

Essential Job Skills Necessary for Success as a HUB Inventory Specialist

  • Must be competent at oral and written communications and handle basic math computations.
  • Should have prior retail experience, including basic merchandising and inventory management skills.
  • Able to drive forklift, if certified and applicable, and use a hand truck and pallet jack.
  • Should be well mannered, neat in appearance and possess the ability to meet and deal with the public in an unbiased manner.
  • Previous work records should demonstrate stability and performance results.
  • Scheduling factors necessitate that the individual should be able to come to work on short notice, and/or work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
  • Immediately report to General Manager and/or District Leader any violation of company policy or procedure.

Prior Experience that Sets a HUB Inventory Specialist up for Success 

Inventory management in a retail environment

Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

None

Physical Demands 

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will predominantly be walking or standing. The employee is required to be able to talk and hear, and use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually working inside; however, they will occasionally be outside and exposed to various weather conditions while performing such tasks as installing batteries and wiper blades. The employee is also occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually working inside; however, they will occasionally be outside and exposed to various weather conditions while performing such tasks as installing batteries and wiper blades. The employee is also occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; explosives; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



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