Supply Chain Clerk

TC Heartland, LLC

Indianapolis, IN

Heartland Food Products Group is a global leader in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, producing low-calorie sweeteners, coffee, coffee creamers and liquid water enhancers. We manufacture and market Splenda, the #1 brand in the low calorie sweetener category and the most recognized in the world.

 Our goal is to transform the sweetener category from commoditized ingredients to a destination that unleashed shopper’s potential for better, healthier baking and beverages. We make coffee, tea and water taste better and help people live happier, healthier and longer lives by making it easy to reduce sugar.


We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Come grow with us!


This role is not a remote opportunity, it is on-site at our Manufacturing Plant in Indianapolis, Indiana.  



The Supply Chain Clerk performs the following duties before the material is brought into the production room: verifies the actual material matches the bar code and description on the Bill of Material, verifies the actual material matches both bar codes on the pallet, verifies the expiration date of the material, verifies the condition of the packaging of the material, verifies the material is staged to the appropriate staging bin location, and checks that the actual pallet quantity coming into a room matches the quantity on the bar code label. 


Essential Duties and Key Responsibilities: 


  • Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place 
  • Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management 
  • Immediately issues materials to appropriate job numbers as the material is brought into the production room 
  • Immediately informs the Production Supervisor or Coordinator of discrepancies between the bar code quantity and actual quantity 
  • Requisitions materials and/or ingredients from warehouse personnel 
  • Runs variance report and compares material used to material staged and provides the information to the supervisor or the lead on a timely basis 
  • Assists Production Leads to ensure pallet quantities match tag quantities for any material returning to the warehouse 
  • Prints and monitors bin aging reports throughout shift to identify problems and resolves them immediately 
  • Suggests changes to procedures that may increase the accuracy of inventory 
  • Assists leads in ensuring the staging bin inventory is accurate at the end of each production shift 
  • Maintains area free of debris 
  • Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as well as improve processes 
  • Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement 
  • Ensures that all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are followed 
  • Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices) 
  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested 
  • All other duties as assigned 




  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office applications with proficiency in MS Excel 
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and exhibit attention to detail  
  • Able to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization 
  • Possess basic reasoning and problem solving skills 
  • Have the ability to work independently and with a team within a fast paced environment  
  • Demonstrate and promote teamwork on a consistent basis 



Physical Demands:  


  • Must be able to physically perform the functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions  
  • Must be able to work extended hours, such as daily overtime and an occasional weekend  
  • Must be able to work extended hours while standing 
  • Continuous walking throughout plant and distribution center 
  • Lifting up to 40 pounds