Inventory Specialist

Job Location

Thurston County, WA

Published By

Our Ark

Type of Job

Part Time Volunteer

Published Date

April 12, 2021, 7:00:00 AM

About the job


    We are looking for inventory specialists who bring unwavering professionalism and meticulous accuracy to the position, and who have exceptional math and observation skills. Inventory specialists can expect to work closely with management, oversee multiple teams, develop and improve existing procedures and policies, prevent losses, and occasionally do some heavy lifting. Their other responsibilities include maintaining storage facilities, ensuring the accuracy of inventory records, compiling balance, price and cost reports, and doing weekly counts of all products.

    Successful inventory specialists should have excellent interpersonal communication skills, a firm grasp of basic computer programs, and an ability to work both independently and in a team. Ideal candidates will have inventory experience as well as mid-level management experience.

    Inventory Specialist Responsibilities:

    Tracking inventory maintenance.
    Controlling flows of equipment and supplies.
    Reporting to management and advising on process improvements.
    Coordinating and directing multiple teams.
    Developing loss mitigation processes and protocols.
    Training less experienced inventory workers.
    Compiling inventory reports.
    Addressing any problems, obstacles or challenges.
    Forecasting future inventory requirements.

Requirements

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:


  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Inventory Specialist Requirements:


  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Minimum of 1 years' experience in the field.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

  • Working knowledge of word processor, database and spreadsheet software.

  • Able to work weekends on occasion.

Benefits

  1. On-the-job training

  2. Brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

  3. Developing management skills

  4. Making our communities better to live and love 

  5. Learn how the best in the business do what they do

  6. Get an idea for their future career path

  7. Build self-confidence and develop a sense of responsibility

  8. Learn basic work skills such as putting together a resume, interviewing and working with different colleagues

About us

We are 100% volunteer led team of passionate people who are to support and help the youth on the streets to go from thriving to surviving through care, compassionate, committed adults in our communities. We adhere to our values of Compassion, Community (engaging individuals, building alliances), Commitment, Hope, Trust, Love, Respect, and Integrity. We love to have fun enjoying every moment we have with team members, youth, and our communities. We would love to have you a part of this team.

Address

Olympia, WA, USA