APL Logistics Americas, Ltd Clerk, Inventory Control in Fairburn, Georgia

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APL Logistics (APLL) designs and operates smart globally integrated supply chains. We combine logistics solutions with transportation services across the world. APLL is a member of Kintetsu World Express group (KWE), a global logistics services provider. Operating in more than 110 locations in 60 countries, APLL manages 200 logistics facilities covering over 20 million square feet globally. With more than 7,600 logistics professionals across the world with local market knowledge, APLL is your trusted global logistics partner. For additional company information, please refer to www.apllogistics.com


Under the direction of the Customer Service Supervisor or Operations Manager, this position assists in the coordination of the daily activities of the inventory control personnel, acts as a supervisory backup and completes other inventory control functions. Within the scope of this position's responsibilities, the incumbent must apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business processes, increased proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination while at the same time, meeting the corporate values and objectives.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Apply the APL Logistics Continuous Improvement (ACI) Model for operational efficiency to improve business process, increase proficiency and increase efficiency through waste elimination.

  • Apply the 5S Lean methodology to sustain a safe, clean and orderly facility.

  • Position requires the incumbent's performance to meet and occasionally exceed standards as set by the company for safety, quality, productivity and inventory accuracy.

  • Assist the supervisor in: the coordination of cycle counts, research, aisle audits, adjustments, inventory reporting and insures efficient use of time and equipment, ensuring that appropriate records are maintained and that tight inventory control and security is maintained.

  • Maintains records and reports as required. Ensures that inventory records are current and accurate. Prepares and maintains other records as required.

  • processes inventory system adjustments.

  • Arranges cycle counts and physical inventories and verifies quantities.

  • Acts as liaison between warehouse personnel, CSRs, and the customer. Resolves problems as they occur and ensures that accurate and complete information is conveyed to all concerned.

  • Acts as a constant communication link between the customer and warehouse & customer service personnel.

  • Provides guidance, support and direction to others in the performance of all duties, especially when working on the same task or project.

  • Resolves difficult customer inventory problems: Maintains a good working relationship with customers. Reports all customer feedback and assists the other inventory control personnel in resolving customer problems.

  • Other duties, projects and assignments as required including but not limited to:

  • Working overtime when required;

  • Assisting management in finding solutions to problem areas;

  • Encouraging staff to participate in employee suggestion program by word and by example and being active in the program.

  • Must comply with written policies as set forth in the company Code of Conduct, Dress Code policy, Attendance program and associate handbook.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum 2 years of customer service.

  • Inventory experience or accounting required.

Additional Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be familiar with distribution and warehouse procedures and know inventory control functions.

  • Must be a good communicator, both verbal and written.

  • Must have good interpersonal skills.

  • Must be proficient in data entry.

  • Microsoft Office skills preferred.

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures.

  • Ability to write legibly.

  • Must have good math skills.

  • Teamwork - showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

  • Respect - extending dignity and respect to all people.

  • Integrity - fostering trust and a positive work environment.

  • Innovation - bringing creativity to the workplace.

  • Customer Focus - achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.


APL Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.

Alternative application methods are available for individuals who are unable to use or access our online application system. For assistance, please contact us at APLL_ApplicantAssistance@apllogistics.com.

Location US-GA-Fairburn

Posted Date 7/16/2017

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Relocation No