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Inventory Control Specialist

Company: Yusen Logistics
Location: Savannah
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

The Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for the inventory accuracy in their assigned location. Through the use of company provided tools, the Inventory Control Specialist will monitor inventory accuracy, conduct cycle counting and wall to wall inventory activities, assist with any necessary reconciliation, closely assist building management to ensure all employees are following SOPs that ensure ongoing inventory accuracy, suggest improvements to processes and procedures to improve inventory accuracy, display and foster a culture of inventory accuracy and accountability, and support Inventory Control Manager as needed.
Successful Inventory Control Specialists should have an impressive attention to detail, excellent observational skills, strong interpersonal communication skills, and be adept at problem solving. To succeed in the role, they should also possess a firm grasp of Microsoft office programs, the skills and desire to learn new software applications, and an ability to work both independently and in a team. Ideal candidates will have inventory or quality control experience.
Inventory specialists can expect to work closely with management, assist in developing and improving procedures and policies, undertake inventory related projects, and help prevent losses.


  • Monitor inventory levels in assigned location.
  • Ensure that physical inventory is in line with Scale inventory.
  • Executes cycle count plan for assigned location accurately and on schedule.
  • Compile inventory control reports and provide them to Inventory Control Manager as required
  • Research and resolve any out of accuracy situations, with the assistance of the Inventory Control Manager and management.
  • Assist with any additional employee inventory control training as necessary.
  • Participate in periodic inventory audits (stress tests) to confirm that Yusen is achieving SLA inventory accuracy levels at assigned location or other locations as directed.
  • Participate in wall-to-wall inventory counts as dictated by Inventory Control Manager.
  • Be knowledgeable of real time inventory accuracy and be prepared to discuss with management without significant prior notice.
  • Assist Inventory Control Manager in ensuring that all employees are trained properly on inventory control procedures and that all employees are following those procedures to a 100% level.
  • Develop extensive Kaizens to improve the inventory control process such that Yusen exceeds the SLA prescribed minimum accuracy levels.
  • Participate in initiatives related to creating a culture where Inventory accuracy is of paramount importance.
  • Machine Opearation including but not limited to Cherry Picker, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.

    • High School degree is required
    • Cherry Picker experience
    • Two years' experience in a quality control/inventory control position is required.
    • Solid knowledge of math and proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
    • An analytical mind with strong attention to detail.
    • Outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Superior attendance
    • Works well within a team structure.
    • Ability to work occasional weekends as needed.
      Essential Job Functions
      • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
      • Work overtime as required/assigned.
      • Work cooperatively with others.
      • Interact with employees and customers in an appropriate manner.
      • Oversee the completion of assigned tasks/projects in a timely manner.
      • Comply with all Company policies and procedures
        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

        Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including:
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1 st of the month following start date
        • 401k with a company match
        • Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation , and much more.
          Any and all benefits offered are subject to the eligibility requirements, terms, and provisions set forth in the respective policies and plan documents, which you may request from Human Resources.

          About Yusen Logistics (Americas )
          Yusen Logistics is working to become the world's preferred supply chain logistics company. Our complete offer is designed to forge better connections between businesses, customers and communities - through innovative supply chain management, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services. As a company we're dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the world's preferred choice.

          Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. values each individual employee and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Yusen Logistics, Savannah , Inventory Control Specialist, Professions , Savannah, Georgia

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