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Inventory Manager

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Montclair, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

Location: Onsite at state-of-the-art distribution center in Montclair, CA

Under general supervision of the Vice President, Distribution Center Manager, responsible for maintaining all records relative to the Distribution Center’s inventory and ensuring proper inventory levels to meet customer needs. Oversees the control of inventory by providing communication on inventory issues between Customer Service, Inventory Control, Management, Receiving, Suppliers, other Distribution Centers and Procurement. Manages inventory in a facility exceeding $2 billion in annual revenue, PkMS or advanced warehouse distribution technology, more than 500 primary customers and exceeding 50,000 lines per day.

  • Maintains integrity of the physical inventory by location.
  • Analyzes and monitors the financial and operational impact of inventory adjustments.
  • Establishes and manages cycle count programs to maintain inventory balance.
  • Researches transaction history to determine the source of inventory variances and order filling errors.
  • Researches potential quantity variances as identified by accounts payable.
  • Generates active locations for new items.
  • Recommends merchandise movement based on velocity report.
  • Executes inventory transfers and reassigns active locations resulting from analysis.
  • Ensures compliance with corporate shelf-life policies.
  • Supports compliance with all appropriate policies, procedures, safety rules and DEA regulations.
  • Ensures proper classification and storage of inventory.
  • Effectively queries inventory and all order-related transaction history.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with Distribution Center associates.
  • Responsible for motivating and managing the activities of the inventory team.
  • Responsible for the selection, training and performance management of the team.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

What your background should look like

Requires broad training in fields such as business administration, accountancy, sales, marketing, computer sciences or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four year bachelor's degree program or equivalent combination of experience and education. Normally requires a minimum of four (4) years directly related and progressively responsible experience, including two (2) years at a supervisory level.

  • Detailed understanding of all warehouse practices and procedures
  • Comprehensive understanding of a Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent management/leadership ability
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to run and read reports
  • Ability to implement processes resulting in satisfactory audit practices
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve inventory issues effectively and efficiently
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel and PowerPoint)

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

Salary Range*

$70,400 - 100,760

*This Salary Range reflects a National Average for this job. The actual range may vary based on your locale. Ranges in Colorado/California/Washington/New York/Hawaii/Vermont State-specific locations may be up to 10% lower than the minimum salary range, and 12% higher than the maximum salary range.

Affiliated Companies:

Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned