Inventory Control Manager


About this role

The Inventory Control Manager will be responsible for managing and ensuring appropriate inventory levels to meet client contractual agreements. Primary responsibilities include utilizing knowledge of inventory cycles to manage and control client inventory levels, communicate and coordinate incoming and outgoing orders with relevant partners, participate in establishing pricing levels and coordinate set up responsibilities.


  • Electronically prepare/process all acquisitions, betterments, modifications, transfers, turn-ins, and deletions of fixed assets; reconcile fixed asset accounts and financial ledgers; maintain updated fixed asset listing and provide it to departments upon request within mandated timelines.
  • Apply strategic forecasting to ensure the availability of all necessary materials required to support the manufacturing process.
  • Release scheduling of inbound raw materials and components.
  • Ensure adequate stock levels for production requirements.
  • Direct the coordination/preparation/set up of fixed assets and other property for excess equipment review, sale, and public auction.
  • Ensure appropriate levels of inventory to meet client contractual agreements.
  • Advise the Purchasing Manager where inventory levels are depleted or low.
  • Utilize inventory control measures for cycles of incoming and outgoing orders with relevant partners.
  • Assist with pricing strategies in response to demand.
  • Electronically update and maintain the Fixed Asset Description Catalog and Location Log by affixing to each fixed asset a recognizable description and a precise location by department, building, and room.
  • Monitor and track fixed assets delivered directly to departments; travel to subject departments and process, barcode, and assign locations to property.
  • Plan/supervise/schedule/execute an on-going biannual barcode physical inventory of fixed assets by department.
  • Coordinate and submit timely and accurate inventory control data and analysis for Monthly/Annual Materials Management.
  • Assure that equipment transfers between departments are processed.
  • Assure that all such equipment is returned to the inventory control of Material Management.
  • Log, pickup, and process property into the financial system.
  • Maintain records of all equipment transfer transactions.
  • Coordinate the disposal of salvage equipment/materials as governed by specific laws and policy thereby maximizing financial return.
  • Assure that excess property is properly stored and accounted for and that procedures and practices are implemented to preclude loss, damage, and/or pilferage.
  • Conduct periodic spot checks of warehouse excess and conduct a formal inventory at least once annually.
  • Supervise daily activities of employees assigned to the Inventory Control Section.
  • Work flow management of a unit including training and contribution to performance appraisal.
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Post Secondary Degree or Diploma Business, Finance, Engineering or Supply Chain Management.
  • Proven success in a supervisory, management or leadership role in Inventory Management.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization and with external stakeholders.
  • Considerable knowledge of laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to inventory management practices.
  • Strong writing skills for creating reports, correspondence, contracts, requests, bids, and other documentation.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate tools for grading, analyzing, and assessing materials, equipment, supplies, services, and other commodities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of integrated supply chain and logistics concepts and theories.
  • Exceptional forecasting ability with strong analytical and interpretive skills.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office software suites.
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Familiar with enterprise-level track-and-trace systems, as well as implementation experience.


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