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Full Time Inventory Control Specialist

Store | Rantoul, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:  Inventory Control Specialist (ICS)

Job Location: Store

Reports to:  Store Manager

FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt



Inventory Control Specialists execute the inventory maintenance (scanning outs) controls for the store.



  • Responsible for all “Top 200” cycle counts being completed, and changes being researched
  • Review on hand accuracy changes submitted by associates and research if necessary
  • Scan outs, lows, and overs daily
  • Give recommendations for PIP approvals to Store Manager
  • Communicate with the store support purchasing team about in-stock issues
  • Ensure quality customer service with Customer CARE practices
  • Assist with planogram resets to ensure on-hand accuracy
  • Research inventory variances to determine if count issues exist
  • Reduce inventory shrink by identifying potential causes of shrink and retraining associates on proper procedures
  • Use general office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
  • Operate Telxon gun, forklift, pallet jack, ladder, and other retail equipment.
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties



  • 1+ years management experience preferred, with knowledge of specific department
  • Strong communications (written, oral and interpersonal skills)
  • Ability to interact with the team in a fast-paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner
  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Ability to work a 40-hour workweek with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates
  • Ability to access and use the in-store computer, scanning system, and wireless handheld unit
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire onboarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training



  • None



  • Good visual acuity
  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day
  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively and professionally with all audiences (in-person or via handheld transceiver)


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