Inventory Control Specialist

The Inventory Control Specialist I analyzes current inventory levels, production speed and sales forecasts to determine reorder levels. Controls inventories of raw materials and finished goods to ensure that product availability meets customer demand. Being an Inventory Control Specialist I requires a bachelor’s degree. Liquidates outdated stock and takes actions to resolve out-of-stock situations. In addition, Inventory Control Specialist I typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Inventory Control Specialist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as an Inventory Control Specialist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

Inventory Control Specialist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Inventory Control Specialist to join our team.


  • Material handling, packaging, marking, movement;
  • Direct Cycle Count Clerk on any new projects that need to be completed;
  • Update and review all inspections and corrected inventories;
  • Monitor feed consumption to ensure adherence to feed formulas;
  • Audit zero lot report from Physical Inventory PHIR;
  • Conduct, reconcile, and post cycle counts of hay, feed, and other materials on dairy farm;
  • Identify opportunities to improve reporting and processes associated with inventory in order to reduce shrink and improve efficiency;
  • Research for customer claims;
  • Audit availability error report;
  • Inspect products for proper and intact packaging;
  • Observe freezer conditions and report to Operation Manager or General Manager of any problems or improvements needed;
  • Review usage reports and mixing error reports to identify trends;
  • Receive, inspect and assemble all equipment; report any defected equipment;
  • Ensure that all paperwork is properly executed Assist with loading for disbursement;
  • Perform other related tasks as required.


  • Must be a US Citizen;
  • Demonstrates the ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions and solve problems immediately;
  • Team player – Exhibits the ability to work well with others and maintain organization between cross-related departments;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred;
  • Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which are subject to evenings, and holidays;
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little direct supervision;
  • Should possess good organizational and time management skills;
  • Organized, detail oriented, and ability to work independently;
  • Stands for long periods of time and frequently has to lift, push and pull 10-70 lbs. while performing routine job functions;
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet set targets and deadlines;
  • Must have a solid work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others;
  • Knowledge of cataloguing inventory techniques and packaging of goods;
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet necessary targets;
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends occasionally as required;
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.

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