Inventory Coordinator
Portland, OR 
Posted 16 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

A Place Where People Matter

Start your career journey with Univar Solutions! Here you can make an impact on the world around you and accelerate your career in areas that energize and excite you.

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for coordinating inventory issues between warehouse, sales and purchasing in order to meet customer deliveries.

Support operations management team withdocumentation and regulatory files.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate inventory flow

  • Responsible for receiving (REC) and handling put-a-ways, (PUT)

  • Complete freight claims

  • Follow-up on back orders and handle cycle counts

  • Make appropriate adjustments for transfers

  • Track damaged material, aged inventory and quarantine material

  • Maintains warehouse computer set-up

  • Handle vendor material returns and Issue credit memo for product and container returns

  • Print PO's with current location of product assuring 3PL inventory is available

  • Track totes

  • Coordinate daily shuttle loads

  • Responsible for maintaining BASF consigned product

  • Coordinate 3PL products

  • Work with purchasing on aged inventory.

  • Resolve miss-shipments, damages and follow-up on receipt errors

  • Research and tackle problems with Inventory discrepancies and incorrect deliveries.

  • Coordinatemonthly trainings and safety meetings

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • SAP experience necessary

  • Product familiarity

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong phone skills necessary for problem resolution and customer service


  • The ability to read, write, count, understand and speak English

  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Experience shipping and receiving products using a computer inventory system

  • Some product knowledge, chemical industry background and/or chemistry classes a plus

Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

  • Office and Warehouse environment. Exposure to fumes, dirt, noise and hazardous chemicals daily. May require safety equipment and/or precautions.

Univar Solutions is a leading, global distributor of chemicals and ingredients essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our daily lives from life-saving medicines and vitamins to hand sanitizers and industrial materials used for cleaning, construction, and more. Our global team of more than 10,000 employees support our vision to redefine distribution and be the most valued chemical and ingredient distributor on the planet!

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes market aligned pay and incentives as well as a diverse benefits offering to support our employees' physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

Univar Solutions supports sustainable solutions for the world around us so that we can do our part to help keep our communities healthy, fed, clean, and safe!

We are committed to a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Together, we are building a culture that acknowledges the unique experiences, perspectives and expertise of individuals and provides the development and growth opportunities to empower us to redefine our industry.

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


Univar is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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