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Grainger | Minooka, Illinois
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POSITION:   GRADE 7TITLE:           Distribution Logistics Specialist orDC Assistance

Hours:  Tue.-Sat.  7pm-5:30am    



Grainger is a global leading broad line supplier of facilities maintenance products serving businesses and institutions. Our 18,000 employees are driven to serve customers and the community in exceptional ways focusing on delivering the highest level of service.  The Grainger team works closely with customers to better understand their challenges and provide cost-saving solutions.  Grainger's employees serve customers more than 115,000 times every day through multiple channels. As part of a high-performing team, you will be able to develop your talents, and make a difference. 



Responsible for extensive administrative support to the operation, must have excellent analytical skills and be responsible for accurate data management.   Able to provide accurate information to management at all levels.  Must be able to act in response to company policies and procedures. Must have excellent computer and math skills to prepare daily, weekly, monthly reports.  Comprehend and demonstrate strong financial management knowledge.  Process and assists in the daily administration of all company programs assuring high customer satisfaction.  




Examine reports for accuracy and compliance and identify discrepancies

Maintain and provide accurate data for internal communication

Responds to inquiries on matters related to building results, answer routine questions regarding procedures.

Performs and completes tasks associated with inventory accuracy issues, including inventory discrepancies, inventory adjustments, labeling discrepancies, packaging discrepancies, location discrepancies, and product and location exceptions 

Performs and completes routine inventory maintenance control tasks, including cycle counts, aisle audits, location audits, high dollar item verification, and damage processing

Performs and completes tasks associated with stock movement, including replenishments; reserve to primary, consolidation of inventory locations, top-offs of inventory locations, stock movements associated with space management projects, and storage trailer inventory management

Performs and completes space management activities, including rack building, beam reconfiguration, rack decking installation, bin box assembly, rack and location labeling, warehouse system maintenance of products and locations

Performs and completes tasks associated with return processing, including SAP transactions, inventory adjustments, damage collection and disposal, donation and as-is process

Performs and completes auditing tasks that are associated with, but not limited to, trailer audits, process audits, branch replenishment audits, SOP compliance audits, and individual audits 

Performs and completes tasks associated with branch services functions including order cancellation, branch and customer feedbacks, stock checks, branch inquiries, load performance evaluation tracking, inventory synch, and data entry of information

Performs and completes tasks associated with grade 5 and 6 level tasks as needed.

Communicates all problems and issues through various communication means, including email, telephone, documentation, and open dialogue as required for each function

Maintains areas of responsibility by keeping areas clean and organized

Perform other related duties as needed and/or assigned




  • Customer Focus
  • Must present a positive image that reflects well on the company, peers and associates at all levels
  • Must be able to handle a variety of Financial functions including support of staffing and reporting
  • Organization skills:
  • Must have working knowledge of Financial functions
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Must display a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, possess excellent math skills
  • Solid Communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate with confidentiality and discretion with regards to sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to read, and interpret general business periodicals, or professional journals
  • Ability to write reports, and business correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individual managers employees, vendors, branch and brokers
  • Problem solving Skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve less complex or routine problems
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines and production requirements as hours and schedule may change
  • Must be self-directed, able to plan and arrange daily workload and work under limited supervision
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Flexible hours to work in accordance to the business demands
  • Advance computer skills
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook




Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

About Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) distributes facilities maintenance products, and provides services and related information used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States, Canada and Mexico to keep their facilities and equipment running. Grainger is the supplier of facilities maintenance and other related products in North America. Its operations are managed in three segments: Grainger Branch-based, Acklands - Grainger Branch-based (Acklands - Grainger), and Lab Safety Supply, Inc. (Lab Safety). Grainger Branch-based is an aggregation of the Grainger Industrial Supply (Industrial Supply), Grainger, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), Grainger Caribe Inc. (Puerto Rico), Grainger China LLC (China) and Grainger Panama S.A. (Panama). Acklands - Grainger is the Company's Canadian branch-based distribution business. Lab Safety is a direct marketer of safety and other industrial products. (Source: 10-K)

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