Inventory Coordinator

Job Title: Inventory Coordinator

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Inventory and Purchasing Manager

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM; some overtime required as needed

Location: 75 Prado Rd. San Luis Obispo, CA

Job Summary:

Responsible for the proper operation of the JB Dewar warehouses, tank farm, load racks, inventory accuracy and warehouse team members.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the accuracy of the inventory of all JB Dewar warehouse sites.
  • Responsible for indirect support of the personnel at outlying warehouses to ensure accurate inventory & proper warehouse operation.
  • Responsible for the management of stock levels, ensuring that mins and maxes are defined and followed by the purchasing team.
  • Responsible for defined inventory procedures to ensure that inventory accuracy is attainable including cycle counts and annual inventory.
  • Must work closely with purchasing, dispatch & sales to ensure all procedures are followed and customer needs are met.
  • Warehouse team is responsible for pulling and staging delivery orders and storing these staged orders for delivery.
  • Warehouse team is responsible for keeping the warehouse labeled and organized ensuring accuracy of product placement and planning to eliminate mis-picks.
  • Warehouse team is responsible for receiving all packages, distributing non-inventory goods to the purchaser and storing of all inventoried packaged and bulk goods in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Warehouse team is responsible for the collection and storage of all bulk retain samples.
  • Warehouse team is responsible for all re-packaging of products at the SLO facility, ensuring that all supplier procedures regarding repackaging/handling are adhered to and that BOM’s are recording appropriately.
  • Warehouse team oversees the disposal of hazardous waste in conjunction with the Compliance Coordinator.
  • Warehouse team is responsible for the cleanliness and organization of the warehouse, bulk oil tank farm and outside storage yard.
  • Warehouse team assists the JB Dewar Depot team with walk in customer sales and cardlock/propane sales as needed (must be propane certified).

Desired Skills:

  • Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Change leader
  • Implement an inventory tracking system to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Effective communication and problem-solving skills
  • Continually improve inventory control methods
  • Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
  • Excited about the use of metrics for business justification
  • Excited about technology
  • Petroleum and fuel, lubes, filters product knowledge
  • Knowledge of spill/overfill safety and recovery procedures


  • Inventory management expertise
  • Past experience in a warehouse environment
  • Clean DMV report
  • Must maintain a valid class C or better driver’s license
  • Possess strong computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Must type at least 30 wpm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Essential Physical Functions:

  • Frequent standing, sitting, bending, lifting, hand and finger movements associated with typing, 10 key and telephone operations.
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Near, mid, and far vision

This job description is not all inclusive. J.B. Dewar reserves the right to change job duties and essential job functions as required by business necessity.