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 stand on pallet jack to transport goods between trucks, storage and production areas. Trained in palletizing merchandise, rotating perishables and working with vendors. Demonstrated understanding of business requirements and vendor processes. 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.

  • Great communication skills/Bilingual
  • Order picking abilities
  • RF scanner usage
  • Forklift equipment safety
  • Freight operations
  • People skills
  • Meeting production goals
  • Production management
  • Cost reduction and containment
  • Team oversight
  • Quality Assurance
  • Systems implementation
06/2016 to Current Inventory Control Specialist Carrier Enterprise | Dallas, TX,
  • Investigated and resolved variances with inventory records.
  • Performed cycle counts on daily basis to immediately spot errors and apply remedies.
  • Received incoming goods, checked paperwork and reviewed merchandise for accuracy against documentation.
  • Received, checked-in and stocked merchandise throughout store, helped maintain store inventory levels and assisted with orderliness and cleanliness of sales floor and stock room.
  • Transported items using equipment like forklifts and hand trucks.
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Managed weekly inventory and supply tracking, noting items requiring reorder.
  • Entered information into system to update status reports.
  • Monitored project progress and presented status to leaders to solve productivity issues.
  • Reviewed accuracy of vendor credits by analyzing receipt of returned materials.
  • Provided insight to potentially increase consistency of inbound load volume according to company inventory requirements.
  • Set up delivery of materials to arrive in time for production start date.
  • Delivered production schedules to production team to provide established timeframes for kitting material.
  • Documented production information showing volume produced, work order and QC data.
06/2016 to Current Forklift Operator Trex Company, Inc | Philadelphia, PA,
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Maintained work areas in organized, safe and clean manner.
  • Put merchandise in assigned area, added tags and secured larger pieces as required.
  • Verified shipping labels as orders came in.
  • Inspected and reported or repaired damaged cargo.
  • Investigated inventory discrepancies to maintain recordkeeping validity.
  • Entered shipment details into database.
  • Assisted in training new warehouse employees.
  • Input weights, charges, discrepancies and other data in Iseries.
  • Liaised with vendor representatives to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Prepared and processed shipping documents, including work and shipping orders, route materials and bills of lading.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Compared shipment contents with paperwork to support inventory accuracy and records management.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize movement and minimize labor.
  • Placed products and rotated stock per established standards.
  • Prepared accurate shipping orders and bills of lading to direct and route materials.
04/2012 to 06/2016 Production Line Lead Fabfitfun | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Contributed to team-based environment to maintain line productivity and meet expected deadlines.
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs.
  • Assembled components into finished product and performed quality inspection to clear for shipment.
  • Supported QA measures by inspecting items and removing defective elements.
  • Assigned tasks to employees and monitored productivity, performance and task completion.
  • Managed and supervised daily activities of 100 team members to verify fulfillment of customer orders and adherence to general warehouse operations.
  • Assigned individual work plans and reviewed jobs to accomplish all tasks within expected parameters.
  • Supervised equipment upgrades and modifications.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Boosted productivity, efficiency, adaptability and receptivity when guiding 100 staff in implementing multitasking solution.
  • Coordinated scanning and color-correction of original artwork and procured duplicate printing files.
  • Identified and helped resolve nonconforming product issues to support accurate order fulfillment.
  • Maintained work area safety and appearance, focusing on safety, organization and cleanliness.
  • Boxed, labeled and moved items to keep production lines moving swiftly.
04/2012 to 06/2016 QC Inspector Dak Americas | Richmond, IN,
  • Performed detailed measurements with handheld devices and performed visual inspections of line.
  • Helped reduce errors and rejected items by proposing and implementing production line improvements.
  • Trained newly hired employees by explaining company procedures, job duties and performance expectations.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols to minimize equipment damage and avoid injuries.
  • Assessed quality of products and compliance with tolerance standards by inspecting products, components and materials.
Education and Training
Expected in 2012 to to GED | Sam Houston High School, Arlington, TX GPA:
  • Recognized as Employee of the Month for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Promoted to Inventory Lead due to high proformance and great problem solving skills that achieved in outstanding Audit QC.
  • Realized mulititasking in ongoing effort to boost revenue while reducing costs.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sam Houston High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Forklift Operator
  • Production Line Lead
  • QC Inspector


  • GED

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