Inventory Control Supervisor
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Inventory Control Manager
Location 08831, Monroe Township, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24

The Inventory Control Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating activities of workers concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, inventorying, issuing, and shipping materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and parts in stockroom, warehouse, or yard in one or multiple accounts.

Job Duties: -

Plans layout of stockroom, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering turnover, size, weight, and related factors of items stored

Traces history of items to determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and stock control records and recommends remedial actions to resolve discrepancies

Supervises employees through staff development, assigning duties and examining work to ensure compliance of the organizations policies, procedures and applicable laws; manages labor hours and payroll in electronic timekeeping system

Advises employees on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped; methods and use of equipment in handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock; and related problems

Reports inventory accuracy percentage per requirement to appropriate leadership

Sets cycle counts of inventory, researches and clears any discrepancies

Recommends process improvements within the warehouse or distribution center which will improve accuracy of inventory and/or productivity

Reviews daily reports and ensure completion of key tasks designed to keep an accurate inventory and ensuring team understands and works toward performance goals

Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures, recommends remedial actions for reported non-usable, slow moving, and excess stock, provides information to customer

Prepares work schedules for special projects and periodic inventories, and reacts quickly and effectively regarding unexpected labor needs

Prepares composite reports from individual reports of teammates

For food accounts, incumbent is responsible to report food safety problems to senior management to initiate action

Other duties as required and assigned


High school diploma or GED (general education diploma) equivalency

Minimum 3 years related experience and/or training

Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience preferred

Experience with warehouse equipment

Experience with warehouse management systems

PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered Essential Functions and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform Essential Functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Functions.