Inventory Control Specialist - PPF

Job Locations US-CA-Visalia
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/14/2022 1:42 PM)
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Perfection Pet Foods, LLC (PPF) is a leading manufacturer and packager of private label and co-manufactured pet food and pet snack products.


State of the art manufacturing facility
Highly capable and versatile
High meat, Meat First, Super Premium diets
Soft-Moist pieces and traditional dry brown dog and cat kibble



Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision Plan, and 401K w/ up to 4% Company Match (Medical plan is supplemented with HRA Benny card, funded by company, to pay for out of pocket medical expenses)
Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Holiday Pay, Birthday Pay
Temporary Pandemic Pay Increase for Essential Roles
Up to $2/hr Production Bonus


Great pay.
Growing and Innovative Company

This is an entry-level position responsible for maintaining a high level of inventory accuracy and integrity within the facility.  Strict compliance with the facility Food Safety and Quality Management System Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions is required.


  • Run inventory reports on daily, weekly, or monthly basis.
  • Develop accurate and consistent enhancements to the inventory reporting structure.
  • Perform inventory adjustments.
  • Perform visual validation of received merchandise to description and package details from original purchase order
  • Manage the product returns process (e.g. item documentation, tracking, adjusting, destroying)
  • Input product description information in current inventory systems.
  • Perform in a manner consistent with company Vision, Mission Statement, and Operating Principles.
  • Ability to communicate and give clear direction to others through phone, email, and in person.
  • Ensure all outgoing shipments are picked accurately using a pre-printed customer order pick ticket.
  • Stage orders two to three (2-3) days out for loading onto pallets for shipment.
  • Build loads for transport; each type of loading requires strict attention to order accuracy.
  • Stack product required onto pallet according to the plant stacking requirements.
  • Ensure order is loaded in a manner that adheres to customer profile.
  • Complete shipping forms as required and insure distribution of copies follows established packing procedures
  • Operate forklift to load/unload supplies from incoming trailers, pallets, or skids and transfer to correct storage areas; use forklift to deliver material to packaging line.
  • Perform cycle counts on finished product by date.
  • Count packaging materials as requested by manager/supervisor.
  • Operates shrink wrap equipment.
  • Organize, maintain, and store packaging materials as directed by manager/supervisor.
  • Advise supervisor of any unsafe conditions to assist in providing a safe environment for other workers who walk through the warehouse
  • Follow and maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) standards at all times.
  • Supply production line with empty containers removes full product and moves to staging area
  • Supplies packaging material to line as needed, loads trucks according to loading instructions and maintains pallet supplies.
  • May fill out “Hold” tags in compliance with Quality Assurance Positive Release Program requirements.
  • Completes all required documentation with accuracy.
  • Advises appropriate leads of any unsafe conditions in both plant and warehouse areas
  • Able to troubleshoot some equipment issues and advise maintenance of needed repairs or preventive care.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement ideas and implementation in assigned area
  • Must maintain warehouse in an organized and clean manner to ensure safety and good manufacturing processes.
  • Interact with warehouse team members, quality control, and production to maximize output and efficiency.
  • Report any food safety issues observed to manager/supervisor.
  • Report any plant security breaches, attempts at product tampering or contamination, or other suspicious behavior observed to manager/supervisor.
  • Complete and comply with the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS), Daily Routine List (DRL), HACCP procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Compliance.
  • Maintain a food-safe sanitary environment at all times.
  • Complete records/quality checks with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Escalate any non-conforming product/equipment/material to the appropriate manager/supervisor immediately.
  • Follow Company’s quality assurance procedures and protocols at all times while on duty (eg. Labeling of containers, Inventory Control, PM programs).
  • Promote a positive proactive environment where input from team members is valued and encouraged.
  • Provide back-up support for other roles as necessary.
  • Available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor.


  • A high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two (2) years’ working in a warehouse environment.
  • Forklift certification and reach truck experience preferred.


  • Knowledge of computer systems.
  • Ability to perform counts using basic arithmetic skills.
  • Demonstrated forklift/stand up reach truck operation skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and able to work independently and as a team
  • Proficient with scan gun.
  • Communicates well verbally and in writing using the English language.

Physical Requirments

  • Continuously lift and/or move objects weighing up to and including 50 pounds.
  • Tolerance for both hot and cold environments.


  • Regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts/machinery.
  • Regularly exposed to major amounts of dust.
  • Regularly exposed to moderate to severe noise levels.
  • Regularly exposed to outdoor/uncontrolled weather conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to chemicals used in the manufacturing process.

Note:  Valid Driver’s License required for insurance purposes. Plant Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs.  When appropriate, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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