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Working As An Inventory Control Associate

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Deal with People

  • $23,220

    Average Salary

What Does An Inventory Control Associate Do At Office Depot

* Develop and validate forecasting strategies by category factoring in collaborative input from field sales, merchandising and suppliers.
* Direct a high degree of collaboration with internal process partners (merchandising, visual planning, field sales, as well as supply chain operations) and strategic vendors.
* Provide direction and expertise toward the successful management of the sales & operations planning/open to buy processes.
* Develop a replenishment to plan for supply constraints and close the gap between demand-based forecasts and category goals.
* Enable a SKU rationalization strategy that will differentiate planning and forecasting processes between core and non-core SKU's, resulting in significant focus to core items.
* Ensure the effective management of product transitions and catalog conversions from a total company standpoint.
* Utilize statistical techniques and collaboration to provide an accurate plan for the replenishment of transitioning product.
* Provide leadership in identifying availability and working capital improvement opportunities and driving initiatives across multiple functions and divisions and leading them through execution.
* Work across store and customer fulfillment channels to improve availability and working capital from a total company perspective

What Does An Inventory Control Associate Do At Ricoh Americas Corporation

* Assists in updating Oracle on a daily basis to track the location, transfer and disposal of product.
* Monitors and scrubs weekly/monthly reporting for inventory management.
* Ensures all paperwork/updating is accurate as it progresses through system
* Assists in the preparation and conducting of equipment cycle counts and physical inventories on a quarterly and annual basis as required.
* Reports to management areas of concern regarding issues within inventory control.
* Communicates with internal customers regarding status of open orders.
* Meets productivity/quality standards relative to responsibility as outlined by Manager
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Responsible for the filing & record retention of Inventory Control documents

What Does An Inventory Control Associate Do At Compass Group, North America

* A/P, A/R, Payroll, weekly operating reporting and forecasting in conjunction with District Managers
* Analytical researching
* LP overview for the contract
* Maintain banks and accountability of cash transactions on a daily basis
* Track and maintain monthly P/L and balance sheet activity
* Review of general ledger and balance sheet
* Resolving various accounting/reconciliation issues
* Assist with monthly, quarterly, annual reports, including monthly and fiscal close, internal and external audit reporting, report preparation and distribution
* Prepares daily deposits, credit card and cash reports
* Maintain inventory and cost control procedures
* Payroll and Human Resources administration
* Performs related duties and special projects as assigned

What Does An Inventory Control Associate Do At Mercedes Benz of Sugar Land

* Taking Photos of Inventory and uploading to Database
* Printing window stickers
* Managing Service Key inventory
* Retrieving cars for technicians
* Parking cars in designated areas
* Notifying Assistant Service Manager (ASM) if client is waiting
* Keeping inventory lines organized
* Maintaining strict adherence to dealership policy on vehicle care and operation
* Assisting Sales Management Team in receiving in vehicles from shipping agents.
* Responsible for moving vehicles through the make-ready process and ensuring completion and return to inventory line.
* Alerting Sales Managers to any damage to vehicles.
* Assisting with housekeeping on the sales drive keeping it clean and clear of debris.
* Other duties by Sales Managers may be assigned
* We need a customer service oriented, people person! You will be communicating not only with internal staff but customers as well.
* Being able to switch gears quickly is important as well.
* Priorities change quickly

What Does An Inventory Control Associate Do At Schneider Electric

* The major focus is to provide meaningful analysis to drive Retail commercial strategy and financial performance as well as support the Retail Business Controller to drive Retail profitability improvement.
* The individual will have key stakes in the $800M P&L; and financial analysis of all product profitability within the Retail LOB.
* Evaluate, analyze and report LOB gross margin performance, focusing on key trends and areas of opportunity, including
* Gross Margin Analysis of Change (AOC) drivers (Volume, Price, Mix, Productivity, Inflation, FX, NPI (New Product Introduction), and Other)
* Granularity of Product profitability analysis using product AOCs
* Identify root cause of monthly margin performance variation, clearly documenting GSC Plant drivers (i.e. – Plant locations & accounts), corporate adjustments, Non GSC impacts, etc. and communicate all performance analysis to Retail Controller in a standard analysis package
* Analyze and coordinate financial reviews to LOB management with Retail Controller regarding business performance as well recommend and implement action plans for improvement
* Collaborate and build relationships with Global Supply Chain (MTS Portfolio) focusing on their contribution to the product P&Ls; and drive cost improvement actions
* Participate in and consolidate Retail LOB quarterly P&L; forecast (O&S;, GM, SFC, CM), including collaboration with Retail Controller, business partners and with GSC to complete CCM AOC
* Collaborate with Pricing organization to understand controls of customer Special Pricing Agreements (SPA) and Big Box Retail accounts, focusing on key trends and outliers
* Forex:
* Provide monthly and quarterly Foreign Exposure (Forex / FX) analysis for the NAM region, including impacts by major currencies and drivers of exposure.
* Evaluate, analyze and communicate monthly Forex exposure to understand the impact of currency fluctuations on the P&L; performance
* Understand root cause of Forex variation and how all drivers and flows interact within NAM and outside of NAM
* Prepare, analyze and communicate quarterly forecast for Forex exposure to predict the impact of currency fluctuations on the NAM P&L; performance, including:
* Research external bank forecasts to understand high-low range of currency projections
* Utilize corporate provided “Forecast” rates to compare vs external benchmarks => identify risk or upside vs corporate rates
* Communicate all currency impacts to Business Units and CoE Analysis team to be included in CCM AOC
* GSC Liaison & Point of Contact:
* Act as one of the 2 key points of contact with the NAM GSC Finance organization.
* Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Evaluate, analyze and communicate productivity (DVC and MBC) and RMI (Raw Material Index) impacts from within NAM Region as well as outside the NAM Region (Rest of World) based on NAM GSC declarations, including individual plant performance
* Evaluate, analyze and communicate FIFO & Residuals (DVC and MBC) impacts to the Business Unit Controllers, including root cause of performance
* Through collaboration with GSC, understand all aspects of Back Office AOC and how to leverage consolidated portfolio and individual plant AOCs to understand BU P&L; performance
* Recommend and implement improvements to current monthly and quarterly forecast processes to drive better collaboration with NAM GSC with the end goal to better understand how P&I; is impacting the NAM P&L;:
* Accelerate the timing of information flows while not compromising accuracy
* Interpret NAM GSC performance narrative and communicate root cause of performance gaps or favorability, with a clear focus on destination BU and specific actions plans, as required
* Ensure consistency of AOC approach across NAM regions and BUs
* Collaborate and build relationships with BU/country stakeholders (Global Supply Chain, Business Partnering organization, & business leaders regarding impacts from NAM GSC (P&I;, FIFO, Residuals))
* Other Ad Hoc
* This job might be for you if:
* Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics; 6+ years related financial experience, with advanced knowledge of financial modeling theory, principles and practices
* Strong financial/analytical skills with proven business acumen.
* Preference for controlling experience in manufacturing or commercial environment
* Advanced PC skills (emphasis on MS Excel, Power Point, HFM/Hyperion/Essbase, SAP and SQL) and the ability to adapt to new systems and applications quickly.
* Possess superior Excel skills including charting and ability to manipulate large volumes of data resulting from various sources into meaningful and dependable managerial information
* The right candidate will demonstrate strong ability to work with and influence others not within direct reporting relationship
* Effectively communicates with and engages all levels of the organization, verbally and in writing, with the ability to build effective partnerships across teams
* We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo.
* We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
* We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.
* We’re looking for people with a passion for success — on the job and beyond.
* See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY.
* Let us learn about you! Apply today.
* You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us.
* This position will be posted until filled.
* It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.
* Concerning agencies:
* Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.
* Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
* Primary Location:
* US-Texas
* Carrollton
* Other Locations:
* US-Tennessee
* Nashville
* Schedule:
* Full-time
* Unposting Date:
* Feb 16, 2018, 1:59:00 PM
* Req ID

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How To Become An Inventory Control Associate

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.


With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Inventory Control Associate Career Paths

Inventory Control Associate
Office Manager Operations Manager General Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Operations Manager Purchasing Manager
Director Of Materials Management
6 Yearsyrs
Department Supervisor Production Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Distribution Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Worker Material Handler Inventory Controller
Inventory Control Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Inventory Controller Warehouse Supervisor
Inventory Control Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Operator Operation Supervisor
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Driver Branch Manager Senior Account Executive
Managing Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Material Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Technician Service Manager
Office Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Inventory Control Supervisor Logistics Manager Supply Technician
Production Controller
5 Yearsyrs
Inventory Controller Office Manager Realtor
Property Management Specialist
6 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Technician Operations Manager
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Security Officer Account Manager
Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Worker Warehouse Supervisor Shipping Supervisor
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Office Manager Account Manager Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager Operations Manager
Supply Chain Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Inventory Control Supervisor Inventory Control Manager Senior Buyer
Supply Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Driver Technical Support Specialist Support Supervisor
Support Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Department Supervisor Production Manager Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Inventory Control Associate Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • German

  • Japanese

  • Wolof

  • Carrier

  • Chinese

  • Arabic

  • Swahili

  • Vietnamese

  • Samoan

  • Hindi

  • Mandarin

  • Korean

  • Bosnian

  • Russian

  • Thai

  • Lingala

  • Nepali

  • Uzbek

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Real Inventory Control Associate Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Master Supply Planning & Inventory Management Spec Genentech, Inc. South San Francisco, CA Jun 15, 2011 $129,199
Manager-Domestic Inventory Management United Airlines, Inc. Chicago, IL Nov 24, 2010 $113,064
Manager-Domestic Inventory Management United Airlines, Inc. Chicago, IL Sep 01, 2009 $111,396
Associate Controller Brandeis University Waltham, MA Feb 15, 2015 $108,285
Associate Controller Brandeis University Waltham, MA Oct 15, 2015 $108,285
Compliance and Control Associate Citibank, N.A. Islandia, NY Aug 01, 2011 $98,000
MGR of Inventory Management (Procurement MGR) The Gap, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jan 25, 2015 $80,000 -

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Top Skills for An Inventory Control Associate


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Top Inventory Control Associate Skills

  1. Stock Merchandise
  2. Customer Service
  3. Inventory Management System
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Unloaded trucks, manage backroom, stock merchandise, bin items in and out, cashier, and customer service.
  • Assisted and consulted with retail customers providing excellent customer service.
  • Created an inventory management system for sorting and recording incoming and outgoing inventory.
  • Provided customer service on sales floor and at registers to increase sales and build customer loyalty.
  • INVENTORY CONTROL ASSOCIATE National Safety Council, Elk Grove Village, IL Issued purchase orders.

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