inventory control specialist resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Inventory Control Specialist experienced using forklifts, pallet jacks and hand trucks to transport goods between trucks, storage and sales areas. Trained in palletizing merchandise, rotating perishables and working with vendors. Demonstrated understanding of business requirements and vendor processes. Goal-oriented Inventory Control Specialist with proven background as gifted problem-solver with good critical thinking and organizational abilities. Deep dedication to collaboratively solving issues and achieving deadlines in high-volume settings. Compiled and prepared documentation outlining production needs and supporting schedules to keep operations on target. Diligent about consulting with department leaders, vendors and team members to understand requirements and implement proactive solutions. Positive, upbeat and resourceful team player.

  • RF scanner usage
  • Database updating
  • Storage planning
  • Order picking abilities
  • Audit support
  • Clerical
  • Customer service
  • Troubleshooting
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Stockroom procedures
  • Work area oversight
  • Customized tools
  • Hand and power tools
  • Organizing supplies
  • Safety compliance
  • Quality controls
10/2021 to Current Final Finisher Living Spaces Furniture | Fremont, CA,
  • Handled QA process to deliver products that met customer specifications and quality standards.
  • Kept records of approved and defective units or final products.
  • Troubleshot equipment issues and determined best courses of action for repairs.
  • Maintained inventory list of all items used on job sites to provide information needed for reordering.
  • Monitored employees by inspecting work for accuracy, quality and throughput.
  • Coordinated employee training in safety and equipment operations.
  • Provided accurate timelines for project completion to key stakeholders.
  • Reviewed all reports available to control costs, schedule work and eliminate shortages.
07/2019 to 10/2021 CNC Machine Operator Universal Forest Products, Inc. | MI, State,
  • Observed company's strict safety rules during each shift to avoid job-related injuries.
  • Set up and operated computer-controlled machines or robots to perform machine functions on metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Developed solutions to wide range of complex technical problems to meet organizational objectives and deadlines.
  • Loaded and unloaded machines to prevent expensive equipment issues.
  • Performed routine maintenance on machines and monitored usage to reduce parts breakdown.
  • Provided expert coaching and training for new team members.
  • Checked completed workpieces against specifications to assess conformance.
  • Verified proper cooling and lubrication of workpieces during machine operation.
  • Read programming instructions and product blueprints to determine sequences and dimensional requirements.
01/2020 to 05/2021 Inventory Control Specialist Amarr Garage Doors | West Valley City, UT,
  • Ran markdown reports, managed store replenishment and analyzed buying reports.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Collaborated with management, sales and engineering to adjust plans and maintain targets.
  • Managed weekly inventory and supply tracking, noting items requiring reorder.
  • Improved inventory management processes to avoid markdowns.
  • Organized and processed damaged goods according to vendor and manufacturer procedures.
  • Transported items using equipment like forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Monitored project progress and presented status to leaders to solve productivity issues.
  • Recommended improvements to management to regulate inbound load volume based on inventory requirements.
  • Verified receipt of returned materials to maintain accuracy of vendor credits.
02/2014 to 12/2019 USPS Delivery Driver Grove Collaborative | Remote, OR,
  • Informed customers about billing procedures, processed payments and provided payment option setup assistance.
  • Fielded customer complaints and queries, fast-tracking them for problem resolution.
  • Reviewed account and service histories to identify trends and issues.
  • Delivered service and support to each customer, paving way for future business opportunities.
  • Documented conversations with customers to track requests, problems and solutions.
  • Created and implemented process improvements to reduce workloads and bolster callback efficiency.
  • Set up and activated customer accounts to maintain QA satisfaction levels.
  • Educated customers on special pricing opportunities and company offerings.
  • Evaluated customer account information to assess current issues and determine potential solutions.
01/2015 to 09/2017 Picker Packer Huttig Building Products, Inc. | Elkhart, IN,
  • Marked and labeled containers with accurate shipping information to prevent delays.
  • Assembled cartons, crates and containers.
  • Volunteered for additional hours and shifts during peak periods to meet tight shipping deadlines.
  • Picked products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from different warehouse locations.
  • Promoted workplace safety and production efficiency by keeping workspaces clean, organized and free of hazards.
  • Reviewed packing slips and other documentation to properly box requested items for shipment.
  • Documented product transfers and shipments to keep records current and accurate.
  • Conducted product cycle counts and inputted corrections to warehouse inventory system.
04/2011 to 05/2013 Shipping and Receiving Clerk Medtronic | City, STATE,
  • Prepared accurate shipping orders and bills of lading to direct and route materials.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize movement efficiency and minimize labor.
  • Investigated inventory discrepancies to maintain recordkeeping validity.
  • Performed inspections of shipment contents, verifying accuracy against invoices and manifests.
  • Compared shipment contents with paperwork to support inventory accuracy and records management.
  • Reported delays, accidents or other traffic and transportation situations.
  • Operated lift and hand trucks to transfer materials to and from target areas.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2010 High School Diploma | Fairley High School, Memphis, TN GPA:
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Led team to achieve , earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
  • Created highly effective new programs that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
Activities and Honors
  • Member, Alumni Association
  • Licensed Medical assistant - 2014

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School Attended

  • Fairley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Final Finisher
  • CNC Machine Operator
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • USPS Delivery Driver
  • Picker Packer
  • Shipping and Receiving Clerk


  • High School Diploma

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