Inventory Control Specialist

Casaplex Kensington , MD 20891

Posted 4 months ago

About Us:

Casaplex, an electronic systems integration company in the Washington DC area is seeking qualified individuals to work in our warehouse. This is a full time position with the possibility of overtime when needed.

Applicants should be motivated self-starters with the ability to follow directions and translate written instructions/work-orders into finished product.

Responsibilities:

Warehouse/Inventory Control:

Typical work activities include:

  • Liaising with staff, suppliers and transport companies

  • Ability to communicate inventory status for upcoming jobs from information in internal company database.

  • Attendance to Weekly Project Review Meetings to communicate status of inventory and needs

  • Placement of purchase orders.

  • Contact with vendors to keep up to date on status of shipment, and tracking information

  • Set-up Shipments

  • LTL and Common Carrier to vendors, clients and other branches.
  • Work with PM/Sales with any questions regarding inventory purchasing/returning/Change orders, etc.

  • Liaising with shipping companies (LTL and Common carriers) to ensure the most timely and cost effective shipping methods.

  • Briefing team members on a daily basis

  • Ability to deploy staff effectively according to schedule and budget

  • Database Maintenance

  • Keeping all purchasing contacts up to date in internal database

  • Keeping all price lists up to date in internal database

  • Building of items into database (parts and equipment)

  • Maintain shipping account information in database

  • Procurement

  • Setting Parts/Materials minimum/reorder levels

  • Ensure that commonly used parts and materials are available consistently reducing the need for last-minute trips or expedited shipping to gather materials.

  • Ensure that staff is prepared with materials for varying job sites

  • OSHA Compliance/Construction site requirements

  • hard hats, vests, ladders, etc.

  • Warehouse Supply Purchasing

  • Ensure that all items needed for the warehouse are in stock and ready for use.

  • Receiving

  • Merchandise purchased through vendors for projects/service calls in database.

  • RMAs (utilization/management of RMA process)

  • Inventory adjustments of unused parts/wire in the database (wire and tech inventory)

  • Staging

  • Forecasting/Planning/Coordinating the movement of Inventory for Projects and Service Calls

  • Picking of products for upcoming projects/service calls to ensure timely and accurate and timely dispatching of staff (according to schedule)

  • Shipping

  • Shipping of Products through inventory workflow for projects and service calls for multiple branches

  • Shipping of RMA merchandise back to vendors

  • The efficient utilization of space

  • Warehouse organization

  • Warehouse is organized according to company layout.

  • Ensure that warehouse is 100% clean before Monday morning (trash out/ cardboard in recycling/floor swept/etc)

  • Ensure that scrap materials are sold/donated/discarded

  • Keen understanding and coordination of inventory control system

  • It is imperative that all existing and new processes are documented so they are easily understood by any other employee or replacement can conduct day-to-day activities in case of absence


  • Inventory Control/Reporting

  • Weekly Cycle Counts

  • Quarterly Inventory

  • As initial inventory counts are built, total variance (up or down) of less than 5% equipment during quarterly inventories.

  • Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis

  • Track Company-Owned tools and equipment as they are utilized

  • Sign out/in tools as they leave/enter the warehouse

  • Ladders

  • Testing Equipment (Fluke)

  • Labelers

  • Termination equipment

  • Power tools

  • Overseeing the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment.

  • Planning vehicle maintenance

  • Maintaining truck stock

  • Signing out of company assets (Tools, equipment, etc)

  • Office Administration

  • Answer phones courteously, screen and forward calls, take messages

  • Fax, Copy, and Scan documents as needed

  • Maintain neat and professional office workspaces

  • Help maintaining centralized contacts list

  • Ordering of Office Supplies

  • Basic Accounting Team Help

  • Minor Data Entry for reporting

General Requirements:

  • Ability to learn new duties quickly

  • Minimum of high school diploma (Bachelor's Degree preferred)

  • Professional appearance

  • Attention to detail, thoroughness, and confidentiality

  • Excellent phone and business etiquette

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to lift/move up to 70 lbs without assistance

  • Ability to motivate, organize and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity in the warehouse.

  • Availability to work on Saturdays occasionally.

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