Inventory Specialist Resume Sample

Updated on: August 30, 2015

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Inventory Specialist Resume Sample


Phoebe Cox

1823 Houston Street ● Durant, OK 33012
(999) 999-9999 ● phoebe.cox @ email . com

Inventory Specialist

PROFILE: Well organized, enthusiastic and with a 14+ years’ track record of compiling and maintaining records of the value, type and quantity of the company’s supplies and equipment. Well-versed in producing inventory budgets and maintaining stock ratios. A meticulous individual who has a documented success in coordinating procurement information and inventory requirements with both vendors and customers. Capable of supervising counting of inventory cycles and following up on restocking activities. Familiar with assessing invoice details, evaluating cost movement of products and reviewing sales reports to estimate stock requirements. Adept at accounting for inventory surplus and product return handling duties.


Inventory control Procurement Vendor relations
Budget management Records-keeping Shipping
Discrepancy management Cycle counts Returns and damages
Inventory counting Safety inspections Auditing

• Introduced a novel inventory cyclical procedure which dynamically counted each cycle and sent alerts to the controller
• Reorganized the existing inventory control system, thereby resulting in efficiency gauged at 60%
• Conduced 15 staff workshops on supply chain management, logistics and material management
• Revamped the inventory records system by introducing electronic records management, bringing down information pulling time by 80%


Best Buy, Durant, OK (6/2009 to Present)
Inventory Specialist
• Supervise receipt of materials from delivery vehicles and ensure that they match packing lists
• Ascertain that security tags are applied to products and that they are moved to storage areas safely
• Oversee merchandise packaging for shipment purposes and complete bills of lading for transfer purposes
• Ascertain appropriate stocking of merchandise to ensure their safety
• Maintain company ins-stock positions at acceptable levels by investigating overstocks and out of stock issues
• Oversee on-hand counts and investigate any discrepancies such as negative counts
• Develop and implement inventory control plans such as material management planning and project material procedures
• Provide operational direction to personnel and perform material management functions including counting and inspection
• Review purchase orders and provide procurement managers with assistance in purchasing equipment and materials
• Prepare inventory control documents including reports and cycle count information

Orchard Supply Hardware, Durant, OK (7/2001 to 6/2009)
Inventory Control Clerk
• Analyzed shipping and receiving schedules to determine periodic inventory control activities
• Received purchased items and supervised their offloading onto pallets
• Compared packing lists with received items to ensure accuracy of order
• Ascertained that all received items are in good condition and according to the quantity promised
• Coordinate and prioritize shipping and receiving schedules
• Consolidated inventory by ensuring that sufficient stock is available and overstock is managed appropriately

Oklahoma State University – 2009
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

Seminars: Inventory Management, Leadership, Negotiation Skills