Inventory Control Specialist -1st Shift at The Ames Companies, Inc.

Posted in Transportation 5 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Job Description:





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As an Inventory Control Specialist you are responsible for cycle counting, variance analysis, and data gathering/researching quality issues in our distribution center. 



1 True Temper Drive, Carlisle, PA



  •  Maintain system controls for proper material flow from the time material is received, put away into a holding location, is replenished into a partial pick location, and/or gets picked and staged on the outbound dock.

  • Perform all system cycle counts and re-counts and conduct cycle count variance investigations when required in a given time period.

  • Will review inventory inaccuracies and assist with the development and implementation of appropriate solutions.

  • Gathers, analyzes and computes recorded inventory on hand from all systems and compares the physical counts.

  • Maintains inventory systems: Oracle and Logfire.

  • Ensures “New Item Setup” has the proper “Master Strategy” and “Location Class” using our ECB (Engineering Change Bulletin) and NII (New Item Introduction) processes once the item drops in the system.

  • Initiates and participates in continuous improvement through cost savings and other related activities.

  • Gives and welcomes constructive feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit.

  • Perform other duties within department as assigned (including, but not limited to, training; access supporting business systems, initiate, participate and lead continuous improvement activities, and cover for supervisor in running production floor, etc.).        

  • Ability to prepare assist leads and supervisors with any inventory related issues.

  • Assist with outside auditors.

  • Comply with SOX regulations.

  • Assist other facilities as needed.

  • Assist other departments for needs including new item setup, cubing issues, and engineering issues.

  • Assist in required systems testing.

  • Follows all policies and procedures, best practices, and OSHA regulations.



Education Requirements

  • ·   High School diploma or GED

  • ·   Ability to perform simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Relevant Work Experience

Minimum of three months or more related experience 


  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions

  • Building Collaborative Relationships - Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with customers inside or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support

  • Communication & Presentation Skills - Ability to communicate, both orally and written,  and present information effectively

  • Customer-focused - Ability and desire to demonstrate concern for satisfying internal and/or external customers

  • Strong PC skills including the Microsoft Office Suite; including Word and Excel.

  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality while cutting costs; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works efficiently.

  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly; wears all required personal protective equipment (PPE).

  •  Dependability and Attendance – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to work hours, arriving on time, each day; Completes tasks on time.


On the job certification.


Environmental/Physical Requirements


Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand on concrete floor with/without floor mats; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms (which may include above and/or below shoulders); bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to use left and/or right hand for simple grasping; fine work, and pushing/pulling. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally life and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and to airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate.

Work Authorization

The Ames Companies will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The AMES Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.