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Inventory Control Clerk

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!


3030 Main Ave - Fargo, North Dakota 58103

Job Description:

Starting pay: $22/hr + Full Benefits


  • Monday - Friday; potential for weekends as needed
  • Shift: 3am to 11:30am

Position Summary:

This role is responsible for the accurate accounting of Company wholesale distribution products.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Works with the Receiving department to ensure the incoming product is received in the proper quantity and visually verifies quality.

  • Responsible for slotting in the warehouse and the put-away of product to maintain effective use of space.

  • Reviews reports to ensure the slots assigned are comparable for the product received.

  • Coordinates with various departments (i.e., Buying, Accounting, Shipping, Receiving, Transportation, System Administration, etc.) outside carriers, and product vendors to ensure correct and accurate shipping and receiving.

  • Handles disposition of short-dated product and aged inventory.

  • Monitors dating on perishables products.

  • Accountable for accurate processing of damage and salvage product.

  • Coordinates diverter loads.

  • Cycle counts entire warehouse to maintain accurate inventory counts.

  • Monitors layout of warehouse to optimize efficiency of distribution.

  • Troubleshoots and corrects problems that could cause deviations in inventory.

  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • High school diploma

  • One year general office experience required.

  • Prior warehouse/distribution experience preferred.

  • Good verbal and written communication.

  • Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills are required.

  • Basic computer skills required.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Must be able to work in a warehouse environment.

  • Ability to work at heights above 30 feet as necessary.

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.

Must frequently sit, walk and stand, use hands to handle, grasp, and twist objects, tools, or controls, and use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls. Must frequently walk, talk, crouch, kneel, bend, stoop, twist, and reach with the hands and arms. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds with assistance as needed. While performing the duties of this position, employees are subject to a warehouse environment and may frequently be exposed to changes in temperature and humidity based on assignment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Employees must be able to work weekends, holidays, days and night hours, and overtime as necessary and as assigned, and must be able to work in the condition specified for 8-10 hours shift as assigned. 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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