Inventory Control Associate Job Description

Inventory Control Associate Job Description

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Inventory control associate provides monthly target control sheets and data for inventory control KPIs within 4 wall warehouse at GEODIS.

Inventory Control Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Accurately and efficiently locates goods, both physically and in computer database
Performs physical cycle counting of inventory in an effort to ensure accuracy of the perpetual inventory
Researches warehouse-out reports and identifies reason and validity of "out" through a physical search of the warehouse
Performs a physical warehouse check for possible mis-shipments identified by the supervisor
Searches warehouse for special order products that have been lost or mis-shipped
Researches catch weights on questionable receiving
Searches warehouse receiving area, for product received but not stocked
Searches warehouse receiving area and reviews perpetual inventory data, at the request of merchandising staff, for product in transit
Notes from warehouse staff the receiving of special orders or the return of a special order
Investigating / Resolving / Escalating Part Discrepancies

Inventory Control Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Inventory Control Associate

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Education for Inventory Control Associate

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Employers hiring for the inventory control associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Business, Education, Associates, Supervision, Technical, Medical Terminology, Accounting, Science, Supply Chain Management

Skills for Inventory Control Associate

Desired skills for inventory control associate include:

Applicable Bakco functions and RF systems
Electrical items is helpful
HVAC
Plumbing
PKMS
Warehouse Management Systems
Distribution inventory control processes
Warehouse Management and Inventory Management aspects of SAP
Microsoft Office 2000 applications
Excel spreadsheets

Desired experience for inventory control associate includes:

Lift experience
Must be able to operate Radio frequency (RF equipment)
Must be able to perform the physical tasks required by the position
Must be currently certified on warehouse equipment or able to be certified
Research and resolve all keyed issues, adjustments and discrepancies
Initiates date checks, periodic cycle counts ( 3 months in grocery and repack and every 3-4 weeks in cooler/freezer) quality checks

Inventory Control Associate Examples

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Inventory Control Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an inventory control associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for inventory control associate
  • Maintain a clean, organized Store environment
  • Research any issue when an EDI transmission fails and manually make the corrections
  • Process transfers from warehouse to warehouse internally so value of inventory is maintained
  • Once a year each forward warehouse has a physical count of all inventory
  • Create invoice for deductions from the Supplier or the Warehouse
  • Supplier bill-backs for owned product for inbound damages, spoiled or out of date product or returns to the vendor
  • Supplier bill-backs for consigned product for OS&D’s or returns to the warehouse
  • Create invoice to bill-back warehouse for detention charges and add to the A/R trial balance to be cleared by check
  • Create OC’s to bill warehouse for warehouse damages and place payment due on the A/R trial balance
  • Create a manual invoice to bill supplier for returns of owned product if we are no longer doing business with that supplier
Qualifications for inventory control associate
  • Daily logs are checked to verify all inbounds and outbound have updated for that day
  • Code all approved storage bill invoices and forward to the expense desk to be vouched
  • Maintain a spreadsheet for each bill
  • Make sure all products on the Hold Reports are placed on hold until the warehouse releases, dumps, donates or returns the product to the supplier
  • Cut reports from the warehouses are reviewed daily
  • RDC Item Adoption - This ensures operating companies are able to buy into the RDC
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Inventory Control Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an inventory control associate. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for inventory control associate
  • Utilize the RF Gun to Cycle Count Inventory
  • Responds to shipping, receiving, delivery requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Provides back up for Logistics staff
  • Contact carriers for updates on freight in transit
  • Identify potential issues that may case shipments to miss intended delivery times
  • Coordinator between internal team, Penske, and freight carriers
  • Ensures daily Operational processes are completed in timely and accurate manner
  • The ICA is/may be responsible for contacting suppliers/vendors directly to handle integrity issues
  • Comply with all Environmental Health and Safety rules and regulations
  • Exhibit continuous improvement-oriented behavior
Qualifications for inventory control associate
  • Must have intermediate computer skills such as
  • 2-3+ years’ experience (no degree required)
  • 1 year of Green Screen/POS and our online sales system experience is required
  • Analyze inventory issues in the plant, with respect to cycle counts, inventory accuracy
  • Other inventory control duties as defined by management
  • Experience with Oracle Database will be considered an advantage
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Inventory Control Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an inventory control associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for inventory control associate
  • Organize and maintains a clean and organized work area at all times
  • Work overtime as needed based on customer needs
  • Maintain the correct quantities of inventory for the warehouse
  • Ensure proper care in the use of maintenance of material, equipment and supplies
  • Follow established department policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Generate all related paperwork and necessary information requir4ed to post inventory records
  • Performs inventory storage and letdown activities in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner to enhance the pick and pack process
  • Maintains adequate stock take procedures and assists in maintaining reliable stock records
  • Ensures that a cycle count program is performed on an ongoing basis
  • Researches missing units and other variances in timely manner
Qualifications for inventory control associate
  • Ability to measure and evaluate work processes, services and products to achieve organizational
  • Identifies and removes obstacles to ensure organization results are achieved
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Logistics, Warehouse, or Inventory Control
  • Preference for candidates with a construction background
  • Supports rework, send out, and recall efforts in partnership with Inventory Control Analyst and Production team
  • Excellent communication skills, self-confidence, maturity, and the ability to work well independently or as part of a team
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Inventory Control Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an inventory control associate. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for inventory control associate
  • Maintain good relationships and communication with Customer Service, Fulfillment, Finance, Ecommerce, Quality Assurance to be sure all inventory needs are met in a timely manner
  • Initiate Inventory Adjustments as needed while partnering with Finance
  • Ensure all shortage related variances are researched and adjusted in a timely manner as to not impact the customer experience online
  • Keeps area clean, safe, and orderly
  • Communicates with Supervisor/Department Manager on performance to plan throughout the shift
  • Track inventory with precision and complete daily reports for the Store
  • Working closely with the project manager and customer to understand the nature of the trial and the impact on demand for inventory and required maintenance
  • Receiving, reviewing and documenting rental inventory, while coordinating with Operations on receiving inventory as necessary, storing it securely and preparing for shipping as specified by customer
  • Setting up and maintaining the required database for each Clinical Trial Customer, or other new Rental Site Customer
  • Reconciling and submitting periodic inventory, shipment and service reports to project managers and customers
Qualifications for inventory control associate
  • Knowledge of inventory management a plus
  • Mathmatical skills
  • Pallet Jack stand-on
  • Use of scissor lifts
  • Must be okay with being lifted in scissor lift & harnessing
  • Plus one to three years office experience or equivalent training and experience
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Inventory Control Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of inventory control associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for inventory control associate
  • Managing Invoicing and Accounts Receivable for Clinical Trials and product rental Customers
  • Supporting the development of Clinical Trials Processes and Procedures for inventory management services
  • Picking and pulling orders
  • Work closely with the project manager and customer to understand the nature of the trial and the impact on demand for inventory and required maintenance
  • Coordinate with production to ensure that they have appropriate lead time to procure any necessary inventory
  • Set up and maintain the required database for each Clinical Trial Customer
  • Reconcile and submit periodic inventory/shipment/service reports to project managers and customers
  • Coordinate with customers to ensure that all inventory is serviced as required with no negative impact on customer study
  • Interact as necessary with Customer to ensure that all product requirements are met
  • Ensure that all rental inventory is accounted for appropriately in business system software
Qualifications for inventory control associate
  • Proficient in common computer applications and distribution/warehouse inventory management systems
  • Has a very good understanding and knowledge of warehousing operations
  • Experience with electronic inventory and purchasing systems
  • Experience and a thorough understanding in coordination of warehousing activities with manufacturing and other departments (QA, QC) to maintain internal and project schedules
  • Accuracy and thoroughness in the completion of documentation is critical
  • Knowledge in the shipping of a variety of materials requiring special conditions (temperature, hazardous)

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