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Supply Chain Inventory Services Specialist

At SpartanNash, we deliver the ingredients for a better life through customer-focused innovation. We do this for our supply chain customers and U.S. military commissaries, retail store guests and, most importantly, our Associates. In fact, we see a day when each will say, “I can’t live without them.”

Our SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,000 strong, ranging from bakery managers to order selectors; from IT developers to vice presidents of finance; from HR Business Partners to export specialists. Each of them plays an integral role in SpartanNash’s People First culture, Operational Excellence and Insights that Drive Solutions. Ready to contribute to the success of our food solutions company? Apply now!


850 76th Street S.W. - Byron Center, Michigan 49315

Job Description:

Position Summary:

This role is responsible for vendor activities including billings, compliance reporting and overall vendor communication. support to assigned categories to include a variety of tasks that contribute to the overall success of the Supply Chain Inventory Control t team. These tasks include interacting on a daily basis with the Supply Chain team, purchasing, DC inventory control.

This role offers a hybrid work arrangement at our corporate headquarters in Byron Center, MI.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Compile data and/or conduct research for inclusion in reports to support Inventory Services Team functions

  • Provide inventory visibility through report generation and distribution to vendors & brokers as specified by business segment

  • Work with vendors & brokers to ensure the timeliness of payables and receivables for Code Dated and Unproductive Inventory

  • Create Tickets / Billings to receive credits from vendors as needed.

  • Provide assistance to stores, customers, vendors and/or distribution centers regarding questions around Unproductive Inventory; facilitate resolution(s) with external resources and/or cross functional departments as needed.

  • Maintain, schedule, run & modify reports or procedures using various query and database systems

  • Using reports generated create & maintain scorecards for vendor compliance and Unproductive inventory

  • Work on other projects as assigned

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work being performed as assigned for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements; additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Here’s what you’ll need:

• Associates/Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

• Two (2) years experience, preferably in Retail, Merchandising, Inventory Control, Warehouse Operations, Billing/Invoicing OR combination of relevant experience and education.

• Ability to organize and prioritize workload. Problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

• Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Access)

• Must have knowledge of database query tools such as Microsoft Access, Studio, Cognos, EIS, or Power BI

Physical Requirements:

The physical 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.

May be required to lift and/or move 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is subject to a typical office environment and is rarely exposed to outside weather conditions. Temperatures may vary for those subject to any of the following areas: computer/server room, print shop, production area). The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate but may be high in distribution settings. Travel requirements vary by assignment.

As part of our People First culture, SpartanNash is proud to offer a robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package.

SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran, that celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.

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