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Inventory Control Specialist

Company: Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


**Position Description**


Primary focus of this position is to maintain inventory accuracy in a Centralized and Secured warehouse. Responsible for accurate counts of inventory and inventory transactions in an SAP Business One ERP system. System transactions include meticulous counts and procedural receipts of goods, inventory transactions of timely order fulfillment and physical distribution to a network of Retail Stores and facility operations. Supply chain experience to include purchasing, expediting and accurate invoice matching. Other duties and projects as required by Purchasing Manager or relegated supervisor.


**Educational requirement:**

High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.

**Previous experience/skills requirement:**

One-Year experience in supply chain management (purchasing and inventory management).

Prefer background in managing large inventories for distribution to a network of varying operations and facilities.

**Technical skills required:**

--- Buyer / Supplier Relations experience preferred.

--- Possess valid Colorado Driver's License.

--- Must have or be able to obtain OSHA required forklift certification within 30 days after hire date.

--- Must be able to operate all warehouse equipment such as a forklift, pallet jack, hand truck, etc.)

--- Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English (bilingual a plus)

--- Detail oriented with strong organizational skill.

--- Proficient in computer Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel, and Outlook.

--- Prior experience in inventory control and purchasing software preferred.

--- Ability to communicate effectively with Internal customers and vendor sales / customer support personnel.

--- Ability to work with persons with disabling conditions

--- Must have strong work ethic, be a self-starter, problem-solver, and team player.

**Physical skills required:**

--- In a warehouse environment, the incumbent must be:

--- Capable of handling a physically demanding job.

--- Capable of maneuvering fully-loaded pallets with a pallet jack.

--- Able to operate a forklift and move materials to product racks as high as 16 feet.

--- Responsible for physically receiving and stocking large volumes of product in a large variety of formats from individual boxes to large pallets.

--- Able to fulfill Goodwill of Colorado's Retail Store(s) and other department orders by providing specific products such as store supplies, and other items needed for operations.

--- Able to handle excessive repetitive lifting.

--- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and walk and talk or hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.


Hours: Monday thru Friday. Occasional weekends and evenings involved.

Ensure that all policies and procedures as defined in Goodwill of Colorado Memorandum 80-03. Procedures for Purchasing are adhered to and followed as the standard for day to day processing and job functions.

Ability to understand and follow all Goodwill safety standards and guidelines, and to read, comprehend, and follow Goodwill Employee Handbook, departmental manuals, and all numbered or supplemental memorandums.


--- Always maintain minimum and maximum inventory levels for items defined as central stores inventory. Monitor changes in usages and communicate to the Purchasing Manager with suggested changes.

--- Monitor changes or new issues in materials and supplies to find ways to reduce costs and improve quality and service. Cost analysis to provide lowest cost within service requirements to include internet research.

--- Provide regular feedback to suppliers. Strive to build strong and effective relations with vendors and increase their understanding of our organization's needs and mission.

--- Maintain independence in relationships with vendors.

--- Maintain reporting guidelines set forth by the department and Goodwill.

--- Maintain documentation of vender and customer data bases. This will include prices, alternate quotes, vender and customer concerns and notes.

--- Manage the scheduled order fulfillment of stores supplies and other periodic departmental fulfillment of central inventory.

--- Maintain clean, safe, and orderly stock of the Central Inventory supply room.

--- Obtain and properly distribute new or revised SDS sheets for chemicals maintained in Central Stores inventory.

--- Conduct routine cycle count and scheduled physical inventory counts.

--- Responsible for the safety of all persons assigned to his/her supervision and for the safe operating conditions within the assigned area.

--- Performs related duties as required.


--- The maintenance of sufficient supplies at all times. This applies to inventories identified as stock items the Central Store inventories

--- The cleanliness and organization of the area of responsibility (including the Central Stores Supply room)

--- The compliance of proper purchasing procedures and policies (Memorandum 80-03).

--- Meeting cost savings goals as established.

--- Awareness of the records used, as seen in the ability to provide purchasing data, trend analysis and reports to management.

--- Identifies opportunities and provides recommendations to management for improvements.

--- Ability to analyze and suggest more effective and efficient purchasing procedures or controls.

**Pay:** $18/hour

This Full Time job is eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Flexible Spending Accounts and several voluntary supplemental benefit offerings. In addition, this position is eligible for paid time off in the form of vacation, sick, holiday, floating holiday, jury duty and bereavement leave.

**Goodwill is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to employing qualified individuals including those with disabilities, protected veterans, and military spouses.**

**Goodwill participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888-897-7781 or** ****

**We promote a** **_Safe & Drug-free Workplace._**

**Physical Requirements**

Guide to Physical Requirements:

--- Continuously (5-8 hours)

--- Frequently (3-4 hours)

--- Occasionally (1-2 hours)

--- Never

LIFTING: (as defined by ADA)

Heavy: 45 lbs & over - FREQUENTLY

Moderate: 15-44 lbs - CONTINUOUSLY

Light: 14 lbs & under - FREQUENTLY


Heavy: 45 lbs & over - FREQUENTLY

Moderate: 15-44 lbs - CONTINUOUSLY

Light: 14 lbs & under - FREQUENTLY



Above Shoulder - FREQUENTLY

At Shoulder - FREQUENTLY

Below Shoulder - FREQUENTLY






Use of legs only (stairs) - OCCASIONALLY

Use of arms & legs (ladders) - CONTINUOUSLY



Visual, close - CONTINUOUSLY

Visual, distant - CONTINUOUSLY

Visual, depth perception - FREQUENTLY


Simple grasping - CONTINUOUSLY

Fine Manipulation - FREQUENTLY

Repetitive Movements - FREQUENTLY





OTHER, please describe -

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado, Colorado Springs , Inventory Control Specialist, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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