Inventory Manager Resume Sample

Updated March 15, 2018

There are only so many chances that you will have to impress an employer – the resume is one of them.

And the resume is the most potent document in a job application set, so use it to your advantage as much as possible.

Remember that whatever you write in a resume, will be held for or against you when the decision-making part comes in.

Here is a sample to help you write an excellent resume for inventory manager position.



Inventory Manager Resume Example



Gayle Lord

68 Pint Road | New Paris, OH 00898 | (000) 343-7566 |


Results-oriented inventory professional with 13 years’ experience in devising and implementing strategies to optimize inventory control procedures. A self-motivated individual who is known for his pleasant nature and a positive outlook.

• Demonstrated expertise in reviewing sales forecasts to determine inventory levels requirements.
• Highly experienced in maintaining optimal stock levels to ensure timely availability of products.
• Competent in setting inventory operational standards for staff members and ensuring that they meet them.

• Replaced the existing inventory management system with a more efficient one, easing procurement activities.
• Reduced costs of shipping goods from another state by $50000 by locating a local vendor.
• Successfully hired and trained 15 inventory clerks within the given deadline, to be deployed to warehouses in 3 different cities.
• Maintained the standard of inventory for five years consistently, thereby earning accolades from the management.


• Stock Levels Maintenance • Ageing Stock Management
• Procurement • Shipment Coordination
• Budget Preparation • Staff Training and Development
• Quantity Assurance • Supply Chain Efficiency
• Electronic Inventory Tracking • Complaints Investigation
• Inventory Flow Management • Suppliers Evaluation


Inventory Manager
Trek Inc., New Paris, OH | 2011 – Present
• Successfully confer with different departments to determine their requirements and devise ways of optimizing inventory processes.
• Proactively inspect levels of materials to identify shortages and create and maintain similar reports.
• Ascertain that stock levels are adequate for all distribution channels and is capable of covering direct customer demand.
• Evaluate present suppliers to decipher delivery capabilities, and identify new and cost-effective suppliers and vendors.
• Create and maintain productive relationships with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of products.

Assistant Inventory Manager
Trek Inc., New Paris, OH | 2007 – 2011
• Consulted with procurement managers to determine their specific requirements.
• Ordered supplies and followed up on orders to ensure time-efficient delivery.
• Negotiated contracts with vendors.
• Handled delays with tact and urgency.
• Created and maintained correlating inventory documentation to avoid company shrinkage due to loss or theft.

Inventory Clerk
Aramark, New Paris, OH | 2003 – 2007
• Contacted all departments to determine their supplies and equipment requirements.
• Created and maintained procurement orders and ensured that they were signed by the manager promptly.
• Maintained effective liaison with vendors and suppliers to provide timely delivery of supplies.
• Created inventory management reports for review and to determine future requirements.
• Oversaw stock levels and ensured that additional stock is acquired before the existing one runs out.

AAS | Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Pima Community College New Paris, OH – 2002

• Exceptionally well-versed in creating and maintaining spreadsheets to report and analyze inventory data
• Expert user of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
• ERP and Inflow Inventory Software

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