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Team Lead - Inventory Control

Indianapolis, IN, USA Req #425
Friday, June 7, 2024




Starting Pay $21.00


The Inventory Control Team Lead will be responsible for managing inventory, executing order and fulfillment activities within a fast-paced production plant within FreshRealm’s operations team. The position is responsible for providing employee direction and assisting supervisors in controllingand executing all processes within assigned areas. Ensure maximum efficiency while maintaining the highest standards of company specifications. Follows all health and safety standards and enforces the use of PPE’s.



  • Inventory management responsibilities 

  • Execution of fulfillment activities including receiving, putting away, picking, and shipping.

  • Achieve key metrics across inventory and fulfillment

  • Maintain real-time and accurate inventory records and visibility

  • Maintain and communicate inventory metrics on a weekly and monthly basis

  • Controls daily operations and monitors workflow within assigned areas

  • Conducts investigation of discrepancies and inconsistencies in distribution processes

  • Assists with identifying departmental process improvements

  • Responsible for reporting daily performance metrics on employees

  • Responsible for accuracy within processes

  • Responsible for employee training within assigned areas to include training and reviewing SOP’s

  • Ensures safety and security processes are followed 

  • Ensures all distribution related documentation is maintained in an orderly and accessible manner

  • May be required to step in and assist with warehouse, forklift or clerk duties Maintains an acceptable work area as outlined in SOP and work instructions

  • Responsible for following Good Documentation Practices (GDP) as outlined in SOP

  • Must follow all safety instructions to maintain safe working conditions and to adhere to proper operating practices and procedures designed to prevent injuries and illnesses 

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned

  • May be required to train new hires on various warehouse functions

  • Notify leadership of shortages or other problems that could impact product availability

  • Receive inbound product

  • Ship outbound product

  • Audit inbound & outbound movements for accuracy

  • Other duties as assigned




Skills and Requirements

  • Basic math skills required (counting, multiplication, conversions, fractions)

  • Practical experience with ERP software required (SAP experience a plus)

  • Demonstrated skills with industrial powered equipment required. Certification for equipment as required based on facility needs (for example, forklift, scissor lift, electric pallet jack, reach truck, etc.

  • Ability to work flexible hours on occasion to support all shifts which may include weekends

  • Ability to tolerate short periods of exposure to freezer temperatures

  • Previous experience within a logistics and inventory warehouse environment 

  • Previous experience with a warehouse management system (WMS) is a plus

  • Must be extremely detail oriented and organized while working in a fast-paced environment

  • Must have good analytical skills and ability to follow multi-step instructions

  • Excellent customer service and troubleshooting ability

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel

Experience / Education

  • High School Degree / GED preferred 

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience  in inventory and receiving, management experience preferred. 

  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills

  • Experience with warehouse (WMS), operations (OMS), and enterprise (ERP) management systems and processes a plus

  • Must be 18 or older to apply as required for machinery and/or equipment utilization



  • Learning Agility - the willingness and ability to learn from experience, and subsequently apply that learning to perform successfully under new or first-time conditions.

  • Drive for Results- Can be counted on to deliver on what is required to advance the company; takes ownership of work from start to 100% finished work, brings others along with focused intensity

  • Functional Skills- Possesses top-level relevant, usable, experience and knowledge with the ability to establish themself as the best performer in the industry, at their role and level


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may be required to perform other business duties as assigned.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family Fulfillment Operations
  • Job Function Hourly Site
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Indianapolis, IN, USA