Inventory Coordinator

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of the Inventory Coordinator is to manage and control all elements of the store inventory.

Major Responsibilities

The major responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ensure adequate inventory levels to minimize outages
  • Develop and enhance receiving processes
  • Train store staff on inventory management best practices
  • Develop and monitor inventory management reports
  • Implement location codes and cycle counting
  • Oversee introduction of new items to store mix
  • Monitor shrinkage and recommend ways to reduce theft and breakage in the store
  • Identify obsolete inventory and determine how to best remove it

Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for this position include the following:

  • Education/Training:  High School degree, some college preferred.  Posses a vast product knowledge of consumable products along with a willingness to learn
  • Experience: General understanding of inventory principles and experience with retail programs
  • Understand the flow of merchandise
  • Experience in a retail environment either in inventory, sales, or back office
  • Skills/Knowledge: Excellent quantitative and computer skills.  Analytical and pricing knowledge with the ability to conduct comparison analysis and make sound decision
  • Knowledge of retail computer systems, MS Word and Excel a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, exceptional organizational ability, high attention to detail, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the business

Physical Requirements

The minimum physical requirements for this position include:

  • Able to operate a personal computer
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time
  • Move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store, which entails lifting and perform all functions as set forth

Job responsibilities may change based on the needs of the business.

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