Branch Inventory Coordinator, FT

K0500294 Requisition #



  • Are you looking to make life Long memories and build literacy for kids?  Then become a Book Fair Memory Maker by working with Scholastic in our Operations Management Branch team as a Branch Inventory Coordinator (BIC). This is a warehouse position that requires strong inventory and Microsoft Excel experience. Under the direction of the Branch Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating all inventory for the location.  Experience working in a warehouse environment in a Lead position, with stand-up forklift and/or cherry picker experience, plus WMS experience is preferable.

          This is a 1st shift position (6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) within our warehouse,

          it is FT benefits eligible.  We will be contacting you via EMAIL, so if you

          apply, ensure you respond quickly.  This is a warehouse position, not

          administrative, so you should have Warehouse Management System

          (WMS) experience 


          Below is the listed job description for this position.

  • Maintain inventory location system and operate scanning systems including inventory scanners and Point of Sale at the branch.
  • Conduct daily corporate provided and random inventory cycle counts each week to ensure that all sections of the warehouse are using optimal inventory control processes. 


  • Research and resolve inventory variances.


  • Monitor the receiving and shipping processes at the branch dock.


  • Work with warehouse supervisor and branch manager to ensure supplemental title racks are maintained to support packing BOGO's (Buy One Get One fairs), remote warehouse sales, on-site warehouse sales and usage for slotting on schematic module shelves.


  • Work with warehouse supervisor and branch manager to ensure that return that return box processing is conducted within 24 hours (1 business day) of return from the fair back to the shelf.


  • Support branch management in planning for titles with high demand via bulk overflow (shelf 5), supplemental title planning implementation or other efficient means.


  • Use shipment reallocation splits for all inventoried items requiring re-distribution to another branch.


  • Lead the branch in performing physical inventory preparation and actual counting/reconciling processes during physical inventory.


  • Support all transfer activity from the branch including pulling pick slips for transfers daily.  Ensure product is pulled in a timely and accurate manner for transfer and complete paperwork.


  • Report out of stocks on any advertised titles to Regional Inventory Manager (RIM) daily.


  • Data entry of school monitor reports or other sales monitoring efforts as necessary.


  • Maintain re-order log and ensure that re-order and replenishment picking teams are using all available product (including items that have multiple ISBN's i.e. group items) to fulfill daily customer demand.


  • Produce and maintain all alpha lists and regional schematics as needed.


  • Key in special order requisitions as needed in support of the business.


  • Schedule courier for school deliveries as needed.  Maintain courier list regularly.


  • Other duties assigned.


  • Maintain confidentiality relative to pricing, promotion, distribution, inventory, customer lists and financial reports.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with schedule.


  • Ability to get along with co-workers.


  • Drug and alcohol-free policy compliance.



    • Must have a high school diploma or (GED) equivalent.
    • Minimum of 2 years inventory experience with a distribution company.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must have strong problem solving skills and be detail oriented with a high level of accuracy.
    • Minimum of basic math skills.
    • Must be able to type a minimum of 40 wpm on a computer keyboard.
    • Must be able to lift 30-40 lbs. on an unassisted basis, repetitively.
    • Must be able to work in a dynamic, fast paced distribution center environment.
    • Proficiency in computer spreadsheets and word processing is preferred.
    • Familiarity with computerized inventory location systems is preferred.
    • Working knowledge of inventory scanner systems is preferred.
    • Forklift certified is preferred.

    Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here.

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