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Inventory Control Specialists are employed by companies needing to ensure the right amount of goods in their stocks. Common work activities performed by these experts include avoiding shortages and excess, identifying discrepancies between stocks and records, coordinating quality control, creating reports for managers, and removing defective items. Successful resume samples for Inventory Control Specialists emphasize qualifications like logistics experience, leadership, coordination, teamwork, detail orientation, and computer competencies. Employers select resumes holding a degree in logistics or business operations.

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Inventory Control Specialist

Received shipments and played an integral role in preparing and processing physical inventory and routine cycle counts.

  • Aided in product send backs and the service of repair items.
  • Participated in an ongoing basis in routine inventory cycle counts.
  • Assisted in the organization of customer repairs as directed by store management.
  • Staging products for installation team along with routine replenishment of installation parts
  • Ensured warehouse space was organized and clean.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
2

Inventory Control Specialist

Streamlined operational efficiencies by reviewing all inventory and production processes to improve inventory accuracy and production efficiency.

  • Managed and implemented the ADC program to upgrade production recording and material receipt.
  • Spearheaded the plant-wide 5S program to optimize plan efficiency, safety, cleanliness and daily production strategy standardization.
  • Controlled the plant-wide recycling efforts by removing plastics production residue, corrugated waste and miscellaneous refuse to achieve landfill-free status.
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Business Administration And Information Systems Coursework
3

Inventory Control Specialist/assistant Manager

  • Responsible for labeling vehicles to conform with company/DMV standards
  • Maintained sales websites/databases that advertise all used car vehicle inventory to ensure they conformed to company policy
  • Created inventory reports with Microsoft Excel that detailed the cost basis in each vehicle, as well as current market values, in order to remain competitive
  • Analyzed market values of vehicles and advised upper management if vehicles were correctly priced
  • Coordinated with other departments to insure vehicles were reconditioned in a timely manner, per dealer and manufacturer standards.
  • Created presentations (PowerPoint) for senior management that helped obtain an $18 million line of credit for the dealership
  • Created inventory summary books, significantly improving the understanding of all inventory
  • Upgraded protocols used to adhere to Mercedes Benz/Silverstar A.G. policies, resulting in 30% reduced fees/fines
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Aba Certified Paralegal Program
BA
History
4

Inventory Control Specialist

Redesigned the entire parts warehouse layout to optimize material flow operations.

  • Reduced the number of physical locations in the inventory control system from approximately 700 to 40 locations.
  • Reduced parts picking times by approximately 75% by grouping commonly used parts, reorganizing parts by description and size, and introducing the use of large color coded labels.
  • Developed and implemented service truck stock bin system allowing field technicians to store more parts, find parts easier and replenish
  • Simplified the hand-held scanning application which significantly reduced the time it took to add parts onto work orders.
  • Submitted many time and money saving system improvement suggestions that were implemented at all company locations.
  • Developed extensive understanding of purchasing and inventory systems.
  • Supervised material handlers and summer interns.
  • Coordinated all incoming and outgoing shipping operations.
  • Managed team to complete first full physical inventory count and entry for the Sterling Heights branch.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Process
5

Inventory Control Specialist

Inventory Process Control

  • Reviewed build plan for part numbers and scan tag units for material allocation from inventory for production requirements.
  • Maintained Excel spreadsheet tracking inventory quantities, materials in production, ship dates and vendors delivery date extensions.
  • Maintained and organized 150 component parts including Kevlar, denier, Velcro, foil, snap sockets, washers, buckles, and buttons utilized in military equipment contracts.
  • Produced materials to finished goods on work orders.
  • Monitored incoming component quality and production scrap through ISO9001.
  • Requisitioned materials through purchase orders.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Computer Science
6

Inventory Control Specialist/materials Journeyman

Controlled day-to-day purchasing, ordering, receiving and delivering materials and parts for the construction of Natural Gas Power Plant. Maintained inventory records and dispenses parts & materials within interdepartmental groups in the company. Interfaced with multiple stakeholder (engineers, construction specialists, department supervisors, etc.) to accurately plan and forecast material requirements needed for site construction.

  • Saved company $200,000 in potential loss by tracking, consolidating and reporting stock levels against actual movement of materials through efficient inventory control measures
  • Commended for expediting order requirements that lowered downtime construction operations
  • Displayed forklift expertise by loading and unloading materials (up to 8,000 lbs) via trucks and freightliners
  • Implemented strict adherence to all health and safety regulations in handling and delivering materials to site
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
7

Inventory Control Specialist

  • Provided accurate, efficient and timely completion of inventory transactions - updated records for materials and products to be received, issued in SAP software
  • Anticipated inventory needs and submitted purchase orders
  • Performed accurate cycle counting to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Kept careful track of inventory, monitored and evaluated inventory levels and safety stocks via database systems, and investigated inventory variances
  • Developed and analyzed data related to inventory levels and turns, provided daily/weekly/monthly inventory status reports
  • Identified underperforming inventory, worked with a cross functional management team to develop a disposition plan for the material
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
International Business
MS
Supply Chain Management
8

Repair Liason, and Later As Inventory Control Specialist

Interacted with customers to explain repair requirements and processes.

  • Acted as a liason between customers and both in-house and external service centers.
  • Maintained inventory levels and processed corporate returns and recalls.
  • Processed all outgoing and incoming transfers and special orders.
  • Planned and executed bi-annual inventory reviews of the entire store.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
9

Inventory Control Specialist

Inventory Control Specialist

  • Monitored and controlled inventory using specialized software
  • Identified and reconciled shortages
  • Assisted material handlers and order fillers with location of parts
  • Replenished part bins
  • Inspected parts order completion
  • Traveled to remote locations to assist with meeting production deadlines
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
HS
Computers
10

Inventory Control Specialist

  • Managed over 10,000 inventory products via SAP warehouse management system.
  • Served as liaison between corporate, local warehouse and multiple cross docks.
  • Managed and trained warehouse associates and vendor relationships.
  • Worked effectively and efficiently with cross functional teams including sales, customer service, warehouse associates and management.
  • Reconciled inventory using cycle counts; identified and researched the root cause of discrepancies and contacted management with the cause of errors.
  • Provided reporting of inventory turns and reconciliation reporting to senior management.
  • Partnered with retail, inventory and buying teams to track purchase orders and delivery dates.
  • Communicated financial results, monthly forecasting and historical analysis to management.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Accounting
Management, Leadership

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