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Caribou Coffee Company Inc

Every year, we travel the globe to find the finest coffee available. We'll try hundreds of samples from any one country. Then, we select the most spectacular coffees to bring home to you.Our company's size is perfect for sourcing the best of each country's crop. We're able to bring in special coffees that might otherwise be out of the small roaster's reach or too limited in supply for the large roaster.  Read More

Address      3900 Lakebreeze Avenue North Minneapolis, MN 55429
Website      www.cariboucoffee.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Green Coffee Inventory Manager

Position Mission: Maintain green coffee inventory integrity at all sites and in all Caribou Coffee operating systems, manage green coffee traffic and logistics operations, and monitor and report Caribou’s green coffee position with regard to operations and inventory transactions. This is most effectively achieved through: optimizing the process of coffee delivery to Caribou’s roastery from our offsite warehouses via our logistics partner(s) and in cooperation with Green Coffee Sourcing and by performing regular inventory cycle counts to verify the integrity of all coffee transactions.

Responsibilities Include:
To ensure green coffee inventory accuracy at all locations at all times.
• Performs weekly inventory cycle counts in order to verify physical inventory and proper reconciliation with Caribou Coffee’s operations systems.
• Performs all related inventory transactions for green coffee including receipts, transfers, adjustments, consumption, and other related activities.
• Consistent and continuous reconciliation of Caribou Coffee’s green coffee operations systems.
• Manages green coffee traffic weekly utilizing tools supplied by both Green Coffee Sourcing and Coffee Production.
• Performs weekly inventory cycle counts and reports green coffee inventory position.
• Maintains internal coffee postings in Caribou green coffee systems to ensure accurate inventories stated in Caribou sites.
• Assists with bill of materials (BOM) and recipe changes in green coffee and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
• Manages hold, recall, return to vendor (RTV), and disposition scenarios in cooperation with Caribou management with regard to green coffee inventory.
• Maintains FIFO systems and green traffic systems.
• Manages green coffee retains system in cooperation with Green Coffee Sourcing and Coffee Production teams.
• Provides as inspector for in-bound green coffee trailers to ensure clean, dry, non-contaminated trucks with accurate bag counts.
• Provides as a point of contact to green coffee warehouses and Caribou logistics partners with regard to green coffee inventory activities.
• Participates in training of new Team Members in green coffee warehousing operations.
• Participates in coffee meetings as applicable.
• Participates in daily production QA activities in order to monitor quality control and to develop craft-roasting techniques.
• Executes necessary quality assurance procedures “on the floor.”
• Maintains all quality assurance documentation pertinent to green coffee operations.
• Maintains strong communications/relations with Green Coffee Sourcing.
• Maintains all maintenance programs & schedules as directed by Sr. Director Coffee Sourcing & Operations, Sr. Manager Coffee Production, and Sr. Manager, Engineering & Maintenance.
• Participates in maintenance actions as listed on maintenance programs & schedules in green coffee operations.
• Alerts Sr. Director Coffee Sourcing & Operations, Sr. Manager Coffee Production, and Sr. Manager, Engineering & Maintenance to any safety & facility/equipment concerns in green coffee operations.
• Maintains established standards of cleanliness and sanitation.
• Maintains strong communications/relations with Engineering Department
• Understands and complies with all Food Safety and related programs, such as but not limited to good manufacturing process (GMP), sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOP), and adverse health policy.
• This position may require up to 5% travel.

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
• 5+ years in inventory or operations management experience required.
• Experience in coffee or food and beverage industry preferred.
• Experience should include exposure to Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP).
• Membership in American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and/or Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) preferred.

Principle Accountabilities:
• Clear written and verbal communications.
• Strong time management skills.
• Ability to maintain confidential information.
• Adhere to company policies, programs, and work rules.
• Perform work in a timely and professional manner.
• Highly motivated, self-directed, and results driven.
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
• Able to take direction and follow through multi-step project steps/procedures consistently.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Proven track record of successfully managing multiple priorities in a fast paced work environment.

Environmental Exposures:
• Airborne particles, fumes, high places, moving parts, muscular strain, noise, odors, and high temperatures.

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