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Inventory Control Coordinator in Williamsport, PA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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Job Description

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold®, Brownberry® or Oroweat® bread? A Thomas’® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee®, Entenmann’s® or Marinela® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (“BBUSA”) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more – the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Provide support to the maintenance department performing a variety of cross-functional duties.  Work closely with Asst. Plant Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor and all maintenance mechanics. This individual also has a responsibility to ensure and maintain a food safe environment through compliance to all requirements of programs/policies for Food Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP, Quality, Workplace Safety, SQA, OSHA, Environmental, and as may be required by Plant, Company, Local, State and Federal mandates or programs.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports without hesitation General Plant Safety, Food Safety, Food Defense Initiatives and Good Manufacturing
  • Practices with an understanding that these are absolutes and are Priority #1.
  • Assures that General Safety and Food Safety is an absolute priority by setting the example as a support resource of senior management.
  • Provide support to the maintenance department by processing all paperwork, track parts usage and input data into computer systems related to PM’s, work orders, Downtime, Environmental items, etc.
  • Order all parts for inventory, receive them and catalog their arrival.
  • Maintain parts tracking system.
  • Maintain parts inventory system.  
  • Timely ordering of parts to reduce / eliminate the need for emergency parts ordering.
  • Process all maintenance invoices dealing directly with vendors and OEM’s.   Track spending for departmental budget purposes.
  • Maintain plant STOP database tracking all STOP audits.  Prepare and distribute STOP reports in timely manner.  
  • Maintain environmental database (BEST) with updated information (wastewater, related info, refrigeration, vendor updates, etc.) 
  • Conduct audits / inspections as required.
  • Operates within the department budget.
  • Constant communication with supervisors and mechanics to reduce downtime in the facility.

Job Requirements

Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Results Oriented. The ideal candidate will have experience setting, achieving and exceeding business performance targets.  S/he will consistently strive to achieve goals, in spite of obstacles, and will set contingency plans to ensure goals are met. S/he will be energized by working toward a tangible goal and will seek opportunities to improve on the status quo in an effort to exceed targets. 
  • Collaborating & Influencing. Gains support and commitment up, down and across the organization, including from cross-functional leaders; uses internal and external contacts, connections and linkages to forge relationships and improve competitive position; partners with BU leadership, customers and cross-functional teams to identify and implement profit-driving strategies and programs.

Education and Work History:

  • High School/ GED
  • Five or more years of hands-on inventory management experience.
  • Knowledge of safety related issues including compliance with State, Federal and Local regulations.
  • Computer literate.  The ability to analyze data using various operating systems and programs.
  • The ability to work closely in a team based environment with all associates.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • High energy and desire to excel and drive positive change a must

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.