inventory control specialist resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Wholesale inventory control specialist (ICS) at Costco Wholesale for the past 5 years, focusing on increasing profits, reducing cost, inventory management and transforming customer service standards. Wholesale management with more than 10 years in the wholesale industry. Areas of expertise include buying, inventory management and warehouse management.      

Communication- Clearly articulates information, both verbally and in writing

Exhibits a professional demeanor towards others.

Self Motivated- Well-organized and able to prioritize asks that need to be accomplished. Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines while working independently with minimal supervision.

Team Player- Relates well with a variety of personalities and individuals and participates in a professional manner to complete the business goal.

    Flexibility- Adjust positivity to change in direction or assignment. Is able to focus on multiple tasks.


    Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Excel, Powerpoint, Word, AS400, Google Drive, G-mail.

    Strong problem solving skills

    Intermediate math and analytical skills

    Ability to pay attention to detail-ensures all information and work is complete and accurate.

    Excellent organizational skills

    Drive Sales

Work History
05/2006 to Current Inventory Control Specialist Cresco Labs | West Palm Beach, FL,

Enters and update computer records and reports for the buying staff of nationwide club warehouses. Review department inventory reports weekly and tracks item replenishment and purchase orders. Sends and tracks vendor contracts, and ad and logo agreements. Communication with other regional offices, vendors, and member to relate and gather information, and resolve issues. Works in tandem with buyer in communicating and coordinating the execution of items and programs. Communicate with buying team, as well as suppliers to gather information, share programs and resolve issues. Analyzes SKU plans, categories, inventory management and product selection in an effort to improve efficiencies and drive sales.

 Tasks and Responsibilities

Sets up item and vendor records by keying information in computer. Updates item and vendor records for changes such as price, terms, description, addresses. Keys in figures for weekly department recap. Reviews department inventory reports by location weekly. Checks for zero or negative item sales. Follows up with warehouse to alert of stock not on the sales floor or possible receiving errors and tracks problems until corrected. Track initial stock orders for new locations, follows up with vendors. Sets up and tracks commodity booking to ensure accurate contract balances with supplier base. Manages and maintains cost averaging programs for the department. Provide training, encouragement, coaching, and feed back to employee. Attends supplier meetings. Assist in negotiating terms of purchase, delivery, packaging, rebates, and returns for items to be sold in U.S locations. Makes purchasing recommendations to Buyer. Calculates item sales projections and regional distribution and track sales. Analyzes item freight costs to determine the best method to move freight.  

08/2008 to 05/2012 Merchandise Supervisor Seaworld Parks | Chula Vista, CA,

Supervises and participates in the daily operations of the sales floor. Supports the sales floor management team in promoting a high-level of productivity. Coordinates employee lunch, breaks, reviews employees, carries out new programs, and addresses member issues. Implements and upholds proper merchandising and general safety procedures and standards. Maintains courteous member service at all times. Oversees and coordinates activity for Merchandising the sales floor from morning to closing. Coordinates with other floor managers to determine daily goals. Coordinates and participates in merchandise moves. Review sales reports and department budgets.

 Daily Responsibilities

Develops, coaches, counsels, and direct personnel. Provides feedback to promote teamwork and accountability among employees. Organize and prioritizes nightly goals and communicate them to the night floor personnel. Communicates with Merchandise Manager regarding quality, status, price, delivery, supplier returns and promotion of merchandise. Checks for accurate signs, merchandise rotation, and pull dates for perishable items. Implements plans and practices to reduce loss due to damaged and destroyed merchandise. Maintains current knowledge of the merchandise. Assist in other departments of the warehouse as necessary. 

05/2006 to 2008 Front-End Manager Bj's Wholesale Club, Inc. | Raleigh, NC,

Oversees employees, coordinates activities and upholds standards of the Front End department. Promotes a high level of productivity and member service. Performs computer duties for the register system controller.

 Task and Responsibilities

Determine the number of registers needed to accommodate member and maintain productivity. Coordinates employee breaks, lunches, and side tasks. Arranges registers fund increases and change orders, delivery lock-up merchandise, verifies prices, approves checks, assist with cashier questions, overrides register systems flags and corrects problems to enable smooth flow of members through the lines. Performs cashiering, boxing, and other Front End duties as necessary. Drafts and participates in presentation of performance reviews. Interviews prospective employees and makes recommendations to managers for further reviews. Provides training, encouragement, advice and feedback to Front End employees. Carries out and ensures employee participation in the Front End Manager's plans for special promotions and increasing department productivity. Schedules employee, makes supply orders, arranges for equipment maintenance and repair, track employee errors, oversees member service crew, and coordinates and tracks safety training and merchandise return audits.  

Expected in 2005 to to High School Diploma | Alameda High School, Alameda, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Alameda High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Merchandise Supervisor
  • Front-End Manager


  • High School Diploma

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