Inventory Control Specialist | Empwr

Job Description

The Inventory Control Specialist will maintain the organization’s inventory by ordering and supplying necessary items while maintaining accurate records of all procedures. 

A Day in the Life

  • Perform Work Order issues of components used in production. 

  • Work closely with packaging and production for verification of ingredients/packaging used. 

  • Work directly with production and packaging on work order variances and paperwork discrepancies. 

  • Perform raw ingredient cycle counts by lot and expiration date using the cycle count schedule. 

  • Perform spot counts as requested by production, procurement, or inventory manager. 

  • Report large adjustments to procurement. 

  • Perform after production counts on customer supplied ingredients and packaging. 

  • Perform end of month counts for customer ingredients and packaging as requested. 

  • Reconcile count discrepancies and make inventory adjustments. 

  • Create pallet labels for counted inventories. 

  • Maintain inventory forms and records of cycle count sheets, postings, and variances. 

  • Perform adjustments for item returns of internal ingredients and packaging, as well as customer supplied ingredients and packaging. 

  • Perform waste disposition adjustments. 

  • Create reports as needed. 

  • Annual physical inventory involvement. 

  • Must follow all safety requirements of the position. 

  • Follow and improve area processes. 

  • Other tasks as assigned. 

What You Bring

  • 4+ years of experience in inventory control.

  • Forklift driving when necessary.   

  • Must be available to work overtime hours if needed.  

  • Basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 

  • Detail oriented, organized and the ability to multitask. 

  • Able to work in a team environment. 

  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently as it pertains to fulfilling job requirements. 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with fellow team members. 

Physical Requirements 

  • Standing and walking up to 13 hours 

  • Able to lift and carry 25 to 65 lbs. repeatedly. 

  • Able to push/pull more than 1,000 lbs. using pallet jack. 

  • Able to continually bend, stoop, twist, use arms, wrists, and hands (including grasping and squeezing) throughout shift. 

  • Able to occasionally kneel, reach above the shoulder, work at heights, and climb steps with packages weighing 25 to 65 lbs. 

Compensation: $23.00 per hour.

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The USA: why it's worth it to work with us


Challenge the status quo

We are building something really special in the United States, to challenge the status quo of nutritional bars and prove that they can be delicious. Our operations are expanding rapidly, and we are looking for the best people to work with us on our ambitious growth plans!


Job security

Job security in a safe and pleasant working environment: the growth we foresee in our volumes the coming years is big! Therefore, we are able to secure jobs because we are in need of many hands and brains to make it all come together.

EMPWR USA McMinnville

Where we work

The facility

In McMinnville, the growth in operations has given us a new breath that allows to expand our operations and modernize our equipment. The future looks bright, and that vibe makes it an exciting spot to be for our entire team here in the U.S.

The R&D center

Our growing R&D center is where the team can make and evaluate prototypes for our customers and the growing nutrition bar industry. This onsite center allows us to immediately evaluate the test results and to rapidly push our innovations one step further. All employees are encouraged to taste new prototypes and share their thoughts.

We’re situated in the south end of McMinnville, a historic town in the heart of Oregon’s wine country. Not many cities here are as lucky to be just 45 minutes away from the big city, the mountains, and the ocean. An easy commute from all directions, without traffic jams.