National DCP

  • Inventory Control Specialist

    Job Locations US-IL-Mokena
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/9/2019 5:56 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, this position will assist with Inventory management within the warehouse.  The Inventory Control Specialist will perform cycle counts within all areas of the warehouse as well as compile and report all findings to the management team.  S/he will be responsible for maintaining acceptable and accurate inventory levels.


    • Coordinate a cycle count program in a perpetual inventory environment
    • Manage item slotting, e.g., assign pick slots for new items, seasonal adjustments and Limited Time Offers
    • Monitor inventory aging; maintain a record of all disposals
    • Coordinate the efforts of the cycle counts in an effort to identify and correct discrepancies on items at the location level as needed
    • Prepare reports using EXCEL and present findings to Management
    • Work with key personnel to effectively implement process improvements to operational procedures in an effort to proactively optimize overall location and item level accuracy and maintain the highest possible productivity levels
    • Maintain strong inter-departmental relationships with key members of Purchasing, Finance, Receiving and Selecting Departments
    • Provide as needed troubleshooting, analysis and recommendations on inventory systems hardware (RF scanners, mobile hand-held computer/scanners, vehicle mounted data terminals)
    • Participate in project teams as needed
    • Act as team leader during annual full physical inventory count


    • Basic leadership skills with the willingness to learn, improve and adapt
    • APICS certification
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Basic computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft office
    • Proficiency in mathematics
    • Proficiency with a Warehouse Management System (WMS)


    • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of relevant experience
    • Forklift experience required
    • Experienced in using an RF gun preferred


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