Inventory Control/Material Handler
Job Type


Job Title: Inventory Control/Material Handler

The Inventory Control/Material Handler will maintain the organization’s inventory. They will receive and ship items while maintaining accurate records of inventory. This person will work alongside a dedicated team in a fast-paced environment. The Inventory Control Material Handler will communicate departmental needs with the inventory control team and ensure proper policies and procedures are being followed.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Notifies the Inventory Control Leader of any discrepancies between what was ordered and what was received.

· Provides inventory reports to Inventory Control Leader.

· Maintains accurate daily records of goods received and shipments made.

· Manages and maintains inventory system; facilitates upgrades to related database and/or software under the direction of the purchasing or inventory control manager.

· Conducts frequent spot and partial audits of physical inventory.

· Assists with periodic physical inventory audits.

· Prepares supply orders by pulling materials, packing boxes, creating shipping labels, and preparing materials for company orders.

· Prepares production orders by pulling and preparing materials for production team.

· Unload trucks, check in materials, match packing list to items received.

· Moves materials and items from receiving or storage areas to shipping or to other designated areas while maintaining accurate records of movements.

· Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and workstations neat.

· Complete required reports and records.

· Operate the forklift in a safe and responsible manner, adhering to all operational guidelines, safety standards, and company policies. Ensure the proper loading and unloading of materials, supplies, and equipment.

· Performs other related duties as requested.




Qualifications and Requirements

· Excellent communication skills with warehouse Team Members, outside departments, and external vendors.

· Basic understanding of inventory control procedures.

· Extremely organized and able to work with minimum supervision.

· Ability to perform basic math calculations.

· Experience with computerized inventory systems required.

· Forklift operator certification preferred.

· Proven experience operating forklifts in a professional setting. 

· Strong commitment to safety and strict adherence to safety regulations and best practices.

· Must be able to navigate warehouse and perform physical tasks such as lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods.

· Keen attention to detail to ensure accurate material handling and inventory management.

· Effective communication skills to collaborate with team members and follow instructions accurately.

· Dependable and punctual with a strong work ethic to meet scheduled shifts and deliver excellent service consistently.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities and demands.

· Must be able to lift 75 pounds at times. 

· High school diploma or equivalent required.