Inventory Control Specialist

  • Vadnais Heights, MN, USA
  • Nov 12, 2019
Full time Distribution-Shipping Inventory Purchasing-Procurement Quality Control Supply Chain

Job Description

At HIPERFIRE, the Inventory Control Specialist has the primary responsibility of increasing and maintaining company profitability by maintaining accurate inventory levels; they also ensure that optimal inventory is present and ready for use. There is a lot of upward mobility within this organization and qualified candidates must demonstrate a highly motivated and driven attitude at all times. Proficiency and/or certification in logistics, business management, supply, or leadership courses are preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Inventory Control Specialist

- Develop and implement procedures for ensuring that adequate inventory levels are present.

- Identify and optimize common inventory items.

- Work with other teams including sales, shipping and purchasing.

- Ensure that inventory counts are completed regularly and in a timely manner.

- Audit the facility’s entire inventory on a regular basis and provides reports to management.

- Train other employees in cycle counting and inventory control.

- File claims with manufacturers or sellers when defective goods are found in the inventory.

- Instruct others on how and where to return defective goods.

- Keep a particular area for returned goods tidy and clean.

- Keep up with changing technologies such as computer software in order to remain valuable to his or her employer.

- Follow all existing company policies and procedures.

- Consistently evaluate current processes and look for ways to improve profitability through cost reduction or efficiency.

Additional Duties, may include but not limited to

- Answering phones and addressing customer service issues.

- Daily and/or weekly cleaning duties.

- Assist with testing procedures, quality control, and other development related tasks.

- Assist with other departments when needed.

- Travel and assistance with trade shows and events around the country at various times throughout the year.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Demonstrate the ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions and solve problems immediately.

- Show the ability to work well under pressure, such as when inventory deliveries or shipments become late or forgotten.

- Possess effective written and verbal communication skills; displays reading comprehension skills.

- Exhibit the ability to work well with others and maintain organization between cross-related departments.

- Display the ability to multitask and handle multiple issues at the same time without stress.