Inventory Specialist Job Description

Inventory Specialist Job Description

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Inventory specialist provides analysis of inventory and supply for information technology equipment through use of databases, software tools, MS Office tools (Excel), JIRA, and reporting.

Inventory Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective inventory specialist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included inventory specialist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Input and maintain records in QAD & Excel paper records
Document the quantity and type of equipment, merchandise, and/or supplies stocked in warehouse and/or on vans all of the materials needed for the different types of installations and service calls
Assist supervisor with all inventory replenishment reports and inventory related communications with other departments.#CB2
Removes merchandise from truck and compare against packing list
Applies security tag to product and moves it to sales floor or warehouse storage
Packages merchandise for shipment and completes bill of lading for transfers
Packages merchandise for shipment to return to Distribution Centers
Operates equipment according to company safety standards to assist in moving merchandise
Stocks merchandise on the sales floor
Assists in the receiving of drop shipments

Inventory Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Inventory Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CSCP, IATA, CFR

Education for Inventory Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the inventory specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Education, Business, Associates, Technical, Management, Accounting, General Education, Graduate Education, Graduate, Engineering

Skills for Inventory Specialist

Desired skills for inventory specialist include:

Store systems and equipment
Any area of our business
Helping you gain relevant experience for your future
Computer based manufacturing systems and MRP
Warehouse operations and procedures
Company products
MS Office software
Microsoft Word
Product line of responsibility

Desired experience for inventory specialist includes:

Store or Inventory experience helpful but not required
Demonstrated experience working independently in a team environment
Prepares merchandise for home delivery
Accurately documents movement of merchandise
Completes paperwork for store receiving, transfers, home delivery, DEVO, Junk Out
Ensures clean parking lot, sidewalks, store entry, aisles, restrooms, warehouse area

Inventory Specialist Examples


Inventory Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of inventory specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for inventory specialist
  • Forecast standard inventory usage and routinely order appropriate quantities
  • Coordinates with materials management the implementation of change orders affecting raw materials in order to minimize obsolescence and non-conformance and work with project teams to ensure timely disposition of obsoleted material
  • Generates the cycle count accuracy report on a monthly basis and monitor the accuracy of the information before posting entry to the General Ledger
  • Provide support in the monitoring activities ensuring the proper inventory levels by generating the aged order report and follow up on batches to come to a resolution
  • Supports the cycle counting process by running SOX audit such as ABC Classification and Code frequency reports on a monthly basis
  • Provide support to data integrity reports and data analysis for JD Edwards as requested
  • Provide assistance to the Production Planners, by managing work orders corrections and inventory accuracy when shipping
  • Perform investigations to manage discrepancies in inventory levels using root cause analysis
  • Manage the generation of documentation for expired and obsolesce material according to procedures
  • Supports internal, external and third party audits
Qualifications for inventory specialist
  • Lift or maneuver 50 pounds, and team lift up to 100 pounds
  • 3 months experience in retail or customer service or warehouse environment
  • Must possess or obtain forklift certification
  • Bachelors Degree and/or 5 years experience in Inventory Management
  • Responsible for space optimization in the kit room as requested
  • Provide support managing the RID process including the ownership of the logbook, completeness of the forms and the inventory adjustments

Inventory Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an inventory specialist. 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 specialist
  • Secondary level training of sales representatives
  • Assist in daily supervision of sales representatives
  • Maintain a professional attitude and appearance in accordance with Bluegreen policy at all times
  • Maintain excellent customer service and adhere to the Bluegreen 100% sales philosophy at all times
  • Responds to inventory and equipment recalls and pull stock or equipment from service and process to return to vendor and may process replacement order for inventory or equipment
  • Contacts or meets with sales representatives from different vendors regarding invoicing or shipping problems
  • Educates leadership on the system and process on the computerized ordering of inventory
  • Point person for day to day inventory issues
  • Root cause analysis of inventory discrepancies, look for solutions to recurring problems
  • Report back to production inventory transaction errors and return to stock issues
Qualifications for inventory specialist
  • Batch and/or Cycle Counting experience is preferred
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, managers, auditors and employees of organization
  • CGMP's Training, Buyer Certification -desirable- and other trainings, certificates, licenses or registrations that the immediate supervisor refers
  • Minimum of 2 years timeshare sales experience
  • Real Estate License when required by state law
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand

Inventory Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an inventory specialist. 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 specialist
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis
  • Climb on and off a forklift frequently
  • Supports quality related processes
Qualifications for inventory specialist
  • The ability to persuade others to change their minds or behavior
  • Knowledge of Windows, MS DOS, 10 key and willing to learn various operating systems
  • Long-term standing and walking
  • High degree of customer service
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds plus
  • Understanding and execution of procedures and processes for receipts, issues and transfer of all materials

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