Mastronardi Products Commodity Inventory Controller in Livonia, Michigan


* * * * * 2nd and 3rd shifts * * * * *

The essential function of this position is to be responsible for the allocation and management of product in and throughout MPL-2, minimize dumps/donates, and schedule/direct allocations relative to Production and Shipping. This individual is responsible for a wide variety of duties including but not limited to the description provided below. To perform the job successfully, the incumbent’s behavior must be consistent with the five non-negotiable traits expected of all Mastronardi Produce employees: be passionate, have absolute integrity, be self-motivated and determined, be a team player, and behave as a professional.

  • Work with the Operations team to communicate daily Production and Sales Order allocations

  • Insure all sales orders are allocated through inventory or production so that customer service objectives are achieved

  • Maintain, in conjunction with planner, an inventory plan for the 0-3 day horizon that includes tracking of inbounds, production plans and forecasted sales

  • Routinely check product quality in inventory and at Receiving in order to align inventory to customers’ specifications

  • Coordinate and assist in communicating customers’ expectations with the commodity team, Production, and Shipping

  • Maintain regular communication with the Commodity Planners, Production Schedulers, and Production Managers

  • Maintain regular communication with Receiving and Logistics, with specific emphasis on load priorities and product specifications

  • Make suggestions to Sales for the disposal/movement of surplus commodities in a timely fashion

  • Verify GMP and Organic compliance is maintained in assigned area of responsibility

  • Communicate missed quality issues with procurement and quality to get NCs in place

  • Liaise between sales and commodity operations to insure customer expectations are satisfied

  • Other duties as required or assigned


  • Must have strong communication skills.

  • Must have significant Product / Industry knowledge.

  • Must be high-performance team player and be willing to work in a dynamic, growing, demanding and fast-paced environment

  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills. Need to be creative, adaptable and able to accurately handle out-of-the-ordinary issues with a sense of urgency

Requisition Number: 15-0109

Post Date: 10/19/2016

Title: Commodity Inventory Controller

City: Livonia

State: MI