Inventory Controller

Inventory Controller

White, GA, USA, United States of America.
Contract type
Full time


Inventory Control is responsible for a smooth logistics process within the North American Distribution Center (NADC). The Inventory Control position examines and resolves inventory related issues in the warehouse. This includes part numbers and collie location accuracy. Inventory reliability of 95% accuracy. Preform Cycle counts weekly and provide quarterly reporting. Utilize critical thinking during audit investigations.

Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

  • Responsible for stock reliability and inventory control
  • Take responsibility and ownership of the inventory for multiple branch plants and their accuracy
  • Preform cycle counts in multiple branch plants
  • Must be able to operate independently
  • Inventory for on-hand quantity, quantity per location and part per location for all branches at 95% accuracy
  • Audit receipts of PO’s and Collies made by PhD workers
  • Audit receipts and put a ways within 24 hours
  • Define and keep up to date of warehouse facilities and logistical processes
  • Acts independently in several technical tasks
  • Identifies issues and solves problems which disturb the daily operation
  • Following all safety procedures, regulations and keeping environment clean, organized, safe
  • Execute additional tasks as requested or required

Required Education and Experience:

  • 1+ year of warehouse and inventory experience
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have valid state driver’s license and clean driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification for Forklift Operator, along with tools and transport equipment
  • IT Specialist, including basic knowledge MS Office and JD Edwards
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical equipment and mechanically inclined is a plus.

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

  • Self-Starter and Pro-active
  • Detail Oriented and Stress Resistant
  • Team Player
  • Working knowledge of computers and equipment
  • Ability to work and solve problems under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and adapt
  • Innovative and Self Assured
  • Decision Making Ability
  • Strong leadership skills, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Fully competent and versed in operations and maintenance
  • Flexibility with time, able to shift priorities quickly.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and initiative, who would like to grow and develop within the organization.
  • Pro-active attitude towards process improvement
  • Confidence and professionalism in representing the Company
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA and safety practices

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position.  Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Schedule is subject to change based on business needs. May be required to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and shiftwork. 


NADC:  200 Logistics Parkway NW, White, GA 30184

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

The work environment/physical requirements described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Employee will be working in a warehouse/manufacturing environment. Temperature can vary cold temperatures of 40 degrees and will be required to wear jacket or warm/hot temperature of 70+ degrees. Noise levels of 90 decibels can be reached at certain times. Can be exposed to fumes or airborne particles while in manufacturing environment. 
  • Knowledge and utilization of PPE (i.e., safety glasses, gloves, etc.) is required.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. Operate and maintain equipment and measurement instruments.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, and/or crouch.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and rarely 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must be able to lift and/or move items up-to over 75 pounds.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.