The Inventory Lead is responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of workers concerned with inventorying materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and parts, in stockroom, warehouse, or yard.
Plans layout of stockroom, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering turnover, size, weight, and related factors of items stored
Studies records and recommends remedial actions for reported non-usable, slow moving, and excess stock
Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures, and to determine adequacy of stock levels
Schedules work for special and periodic inventories
Traces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends remedial actions to resolve discrepancies
Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow.
Issues written and oral instructions
Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures
Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates
Prepares composite reports from individual reports of Inventory Specialists
Other duties as required and assigned
Requirements: Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency
Minimum 2 years of experience in warehouse, yard, or stockroom inventory role
Experience with forklift operation
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat and/or cold, or temperatures consistent to those outdoors.