Penske Warehouse Worker - Lead Inventory Clerk in Grand Prairie, Texas


Position Summary:

-The Inventory Control Lead is responsible for maintaining a high level of inventory accuracy and integrity within the facility. The Inventory Control Lead will also be responsible for ensuring a conforming product mix, facilitating efficient order fulfillment, and contributing to a safe and orderly working environment.

This is a 1st shift position. Days are Wednesday - Saturday. Hours are 5am - 3:30pm.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Major Responsibilities:

-Responsible for completing physical inventories, cycle counts, random audits and reconciliations

-Track and report non-conforming product

  • Resolve inventory problems in a timely manner

-Research and reconcile product discrepancies/variances of over/under amounts and damaged products

-Publish weekly/quarterly inventory metrics

-Work with warehouse personnel to ensure proper rotation and location of all inventory

-Conduct searches in order to locate misclassified inventory

-Maintain product identification and location program

-Communicate and develop process enhancements as needed (performs root cause analysis on inventory discrepancies and recommends process improvements to eliminate them)

Additional Expectations:

-Task associates accordingly throughout the day to ensure optimal operations and minimal overtime.

-Must complete a beginning and end of shift walk around to identify any areas that need to be addressed, including but not limited to:

  • Housekeeping

  • Safety

  • Facility Maintenance

  • Equipment

Food Safety

All new associates will be trained on the following food safety elements:

  • Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Allergen Policy

  • Chemical Control

  • Product Receiving & Quality Assurance

  • Glass Policy

  • Personal Hygiene and Sanitation

  • Product Recall

  • Thawing Procedures – Frozen / Warming

Food Defense

All new associates will be trained on the following food defense elements:

  • Physical Security

  • Suspicious Activity

  • Facility Access & Identification

  • Visitor Access

  • Personal Items

  • Chemical Policy

  • Receiving & Shipping

  • Security of water & utilities


-Ensure day-to-day management and associate activities are in alignment with the location safety strategy, provide associates with communication, training, feedback, and direction to ensure safe performance, ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred.

Penske Certification

RTO Certification - Preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands and arms to reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 60 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


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

  • Prior inventory or receiving experience preferred

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Prior use of warehouse management systems and scanners preferred

  • Basic computer skills and the ability to learn in-house systems required

  • Must be able to work varied schedule including weekend and early morning shifts

  • Flexible to work overtime preferred

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English required

  • Ability to follow directions, and basic math skills required

  • Requires the ability to pay close attention to details, meet deadlines, and work with difficult individuals

  • 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.

Work Locations: 730 E Trinity Blvd Grand Prairie, TX

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Grand Prairie

Job: Warehouse

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Warehouse

Req ID: 1812182