The Inventory Control Manager analyzes and coordinates the organization’s supply chain. They manage the entire life cycle of a product (i.e., acquisition, distribution, allocation, and delivery).
Reports directly to the Warehousing/Storage Manager; works with procurement (purchasing), shipping & receiving, warehousing, and production staff to manage production inventory.
The Inventory Control Manager Job Description is mentioned in the following procedures:
Procedure ID and Name
Policies & Procedures Manual
|AS1170 Customer Property||AS9100|
|INV102 Inventory Counts||Accounting|
|MFG106 Master Parts List and Files||Business Sampler|
|QP1160 Customer Property||ISO 9001|
A bachelor’s degree in business administration, industrial engineering, or supply chain management is required; a master’s degree in supply chain management is preferred. Work experience in logistics, inventory will be considered in lieu of a master’s degree.
Need strong communication skills to collaborate with colleagues and do business with suppliers and customers. Critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills are a must. Project management experience is preferred; a PMP certification is helpful. Experience with supply chain software is needed.
Ability to communicate orally with customers, vendors, management, and coworkers is crucial. Regular use of phone and email for communication is essential. Hearing and vision correctable to within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, receiving ordinary information, and preparing or inspecting documents.
The ability to remain in a stationary position roughly 50% of the time, as well as the ability to move about the office occasionally (accessing files/storage, office equipment, computers and other office productivity devices, attending meetings, etc.), is required.
Using a computer while sitting for extended periods is common. Must also be able to position self to maintain equipment, including under tables and desks.
Occasional heavy lifting (40+ lbs.) may be expected during inventory counts. Otherwise, occasional exertion of 15-20 lbs. of force is normal. Good manual dexterity required to use common office equipment (e.g., computers, mobile devices, calculators, copiers, scanners).
The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting and in production, warehousing, and related settings. Extended periods of sitting while using a computer or other devices are common.