Inventory Control/Production Scheduler 3rd shift in Florence, AL at AWBC

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Job Description:
Reporting to the Inventory Control Manager, the Inventory Control/Order Entry Specialist is an important member of the Inventory Control team. The Specialist is responsible for Inventory Control duties, as outlined, while additionally providing support to the Order Entry process, as needed. 

Roles and Responsibilities
• Count and verify inventory on shelves, key count information
• Accurately identify the correct items from their correct location
• Audit locations and make necessary inventory changes
• Research requested adjustments and make necessary changes to on-hand inventory count
• Create orders in the system
• Release orders to be printed
• Generate and Email reports to chain for work Processing
• Complete store delivery schedules with routing information and input data within computer system
• Running queries using AS/400
• Maintain printers and keep supplies well stocked daily
• Publish necessary reports daily
• Responsible for following all safety rules, regulations and guidelines
• Perform other duties as requested.

Job Requirements


Education and Experience
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• 2 years of related experience in a warehouse or office setting with the use of a radio scanner preferred
• PIT experience and/or the ability to become PIT certified preferred
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent organizational skills and be able to establish priorities.
• High competency level in use of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, as a minimum)
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience with AS/400 systems preferred.

Physical and Environmental Requirements
• Stand for long periods of time, up to 4 hours continuously
• Sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time.
• Use hands/arms to operate required equipment and repetitive motion activities
• Lift objects up to 50 lbs. with or without assistance.
• Communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device.
• Stand, walk, stoop or crouch while performing daily activities of the job.


American Wholesale Book Company (AWBC) is based in Florence, Alabama, and provides complete wholesale and distribution services for Books-A-Million, 2nd & Charles stores, and other retailers across the Southeast.
Whether across town or across the country, our distribution center brings the people and the products together every day. From on-line to over the road, our innovative thinking and creative processes only work when we have dynamic and hard-working individuals at the forefront.
A role at AWBC means being on the very front lines of getting product to our stores and customers as fast as possible. We are constantly evolving to be more efficient and take great pride in our ingenuity. Being part of the AWBC team means you’ll have a chance to positively impact thousands of fellow associates and customers across the country. Our highest priority is delivering quality product in the most efficient way possible.
We work as a team, made up of areas of expertise all driving toward one common goal. Whether it is Operational Excellence, where process and problem solving drive our results; Operations, which leads the way in receiving and shipping product; Logistics ensuring products get to their destination on time - we’re always analyzing and recalibrating how to provide the best resources to our people, process and technology investments to support an ever evolving business

About American Wholesale Book Company

American Wholesale Book Company, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law


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