inventory control specialist resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Results-driven Inventory Control Specialist with excellent problem-solving, analytical and organizational abilities and strong focus on collaborating with employees to resolve business, customer and vendor issues quickly. Works alone or as part of team to manage high volumes of work in fast-paced environments.

  • Damage Identification and Reporting
  • Order Checking
  • Contents Verification
  • Workflow Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Records Management
  • Shipment Inspection
  • Box and Container Packing
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Data Documentation
  • Inventory Monitoring and Management
  • Clear Communication
  • Storage and Supply Management
  • Delivery Information Verification
  • Skid, Platform and Car Emptying
  • Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Weight Documentation
  • Load Inspection
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Fast Reaction Time
  • Storage and Stacking
  • Time Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Support
  • Wrapping and Banding
  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Warehouse Coordination and Support
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Stocking and Replenishing
Work History
09/2020 to 10/2021
Inventory Control Specialist Computacenter Plc Canton, OH,
  • Addressed internal supply problems head-on and developed creative solutions to prevent delays and missed targets.
  • Implemented crisis control initiatives to reduce lost time during unanticipated events.
  • Used equipment like forklifts and pallet jacks to move inventory.
  • Unloaded shipments, reviewed merchandise and tracked paperwork.
  • Kept documentation and records accurate and up-to-date with latest data to prevent errors in processing or delivery.
  • Input data in Microsoft Excel to create updated status reports for quick reference of project progress and deadlines.
  • Completed Spread sheets and reports detailing production data such as volume, materials used and quality assurance results, helping management make accurate operational decisions.
  • Received, sorted and processed damaged goods with vendors or manufacturers.
  • Created production forecasts and plans based on sales forecasts, historical usage and product trends.
  • Completed daily cycle counts to maintain accuracy of records.
  • Audited and corrected discrepancies in inventory numbers.
  • Completed out of stock inventories to identify and address issues negatively impacting controls.
  • Kept merchandise moving smoothly and accurately from stockroom to sales floor.
  • Worked with supervisors and team members to understand supply needs and bring levels within desired tolerances.
  • Completed physical inventory counts each month.
  • Recorded information, shortages and discrepancies to keep records current and accurate.
02/2020 to 06/2020
Forklift Operator/Order Picker Lkq Corp Cades, SC,
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Removed debris and waste materials from machinery to reduce possibility of clogs and malfunctions.
  • Used equipment such as electric pallet jacks and cherry pickers to process excess materials and support recycling efforts.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Removed orders from storage, wrapped and staged for shipments.
  • Updated daily logs with production data such as weights, destinations and delivery times to keep management current on team activities.
  • Verified functionality of forklifts through performance of preventive maintenance and effective troubleshooting of malfunctions.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Reduced fulfillment errors by using RF scanners to quickly pick items to proper bins.
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in and first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Operated warehouse equipment and reported instances of safety code violations to management to reduce risk of accidents.
  • Moved boxes and organized aisles to open up floor space and enable forklift operators to move freely through warehouse.
  • Inventoried warehouse stock.
  • Loaded and unloaded freight containers and deliveries.
  • Performed quality checks on orders and shipment information.
  • Joined company's Safety Committee to share ideas on ways to bolster OSHA compliance and prevent accidents and mishaps.
  • Palleted large shipments efficiently.
  • Checked inventory and selected products from specific locations based upon availability.
  • Checked each order for completeness and accuracy.
  • Inspected incoming and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Operated equipment such as pallet jacks and hand trucks to move heavy boxes.
  • Moved pallets to and from trucks and around warehouse with forklifts to stay on top of demanding schedules.
  • Verified incoming products and checked delivery totals to keep system records current and accurate.
  • Prepared orders by processing requests, pulled materials from warehouse, packed boxes and prepared shipments.

  • Monitored production schedule to keep proper amount of inventory on hand.
  • Unloaded materials and goods at designated locations for best project availability.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
04/2014 to 02/2020
Sales Assoicate Belk Harrisonburg, VA,
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Developed, marketed and sold full range of products and support services.
  • Completed orders and organized product deliveries to meet customer timetables.
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services.
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
  • Tracked stock using company inventory management software.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to enhance product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise using ladder and pallet jack.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Boosted sales by conferring with customers to evaluate purchase requirements and recommend best-fit company offerings.
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs and optimized strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Trained and developed new hires in company processes, product knowledge, customer service and selling techniques.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing, accessories and proper care for merchandise.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Trained and developed new sales team associates in products, selling techniques and company procedures.
10/2016 to 01/2020
Package Handler Quest Diagnostics Tinton Falls, NJ,
  • Prepared pallets of boxes for easy transportation between customer and storage locations.
  • Loaded package containers onto forklifts and transported into packaging areas.
  • Documented warehouse stock each day and reported inventory totals to supervisor.
  • Assembled, sealed and loaded packages into correct trucks.
  • Removed debris and hazardous materials from packing area to avoid contamination.
  • Used hand-held scanners and physical logs to accurately track item movements.
  • Followed verbal and written instructions to properly move and ship products.
  • Removed jams and unblocked conveyor system to maintain flow of goods.
  • Informed purchasing team of missing or damaged items immediately when unloading and receiving.
Expected in 05/2012 to to
High School Diploma:
Acadiana High School - Lafayette, LA,
  • Certified Forklift Operator
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School Attended

  • Acadiana High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Forklift Operator/Order Picker
  • Sales Assoicate
  • Package Handler


  • High School Diploma

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