Penske Inventory Control Clerk in New Baltimore, Michigan


Penske Logistics is looking for an Inventory Clerk to become part of an excellent team servicing the largest grocery store chain in the nation. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant and outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment. Our associates enjoy PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, 401K with company match and numerous Associate Discounts!

Employees under the direction of the inventory control manager will assist in keeping an accurate inventory ensuring the system inventory in the WMS matches the physical inventory stored at the facility.


  • Ensuring system count matches physical inventory

  • Resolve discrepancies at location and pallet level

  • Look for missing product in storage locations

  • Update WMS to match physical through various methods

  • Analyze reports to identify rotation issues

  • Ensure rotation physically moved as required

  • Accurately receive inventory

  • Work with checkers to ensure accurate receipt of inventory

  • Audit inbound receipts, both physically and through receipt documentations

  • Accurately input required data elements into WMS and various other applications

  • Manage unsalable inventory to resolution

  • Accurately document information on product recalls, including physically segregating as required.

  • Work with procurement on product expiration and product holds to final resolution

  • Accurately record dump / donate and other product dispositions

  • Manage inventory adjustments as required

  • Ensure that appropriate adjustment methods are utilized in inventory manipulation

  • Ensure appropriate signage accurately located in distribution center

  • Organize warehouse to efficiently store and pick product

  • Maintain accurate storage logic as developed with industrial engineer

  • Slot new items daily maintaining optimal locations and pick patterns

  • Work with inventory management to document and train inventory procedures to warehouse operations

  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels between offsite storage and DC to maintain service level.

  • Analyze inbound purchase orders and determine best candidates for outside storage to minimize outside storage cost

  • Maintain accurate reporting on outside storage process

  • Perform all other tasks as assigned by management


  • At least 1 year of warehousing or material-handling (using hand/power tools and hand truck) equipment experience required

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Proficient reading skills and ability to follow directions required

  • Ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexibile, excellent with numbers and time management skills required

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required (where applicable by location)

  • Flexible to work overtime preferred

  • Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

  • Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally

communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

Work Locations: 26090 23 Mile Rd Chesterfield, MI

Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Chesterfield

Job: Warehouse

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Warehouse

Req ID: 1813453