Req ID:  2356

New York, United States

Date:  02-Dec-2022

Specialist, Inventory Control

Job Description

• Plan and execute physical stock count of store inventory.
• Assist in compiling Physical Inventory Count Sheets for data upload and to populate Net Variance Report.
• Provide Root Cause Analysis Report and Pareto Charts based on research and data compilation.
• Confidently and clearly present Inventory Results (Stock count and IC Analytics) to the audience
• Manage the hardware required for stock counts & stock takes, along with uploading the data into MCS
• Reconcile and thoroughly analyze store inventory counts in MCS system
• Ensure transfer cut-off dates are adhered to
• Investigate and report stock discrepancies across the store and warehouse
• Manage and lead and train all levels of staff on inventory process and procedures
• Control manual transfer forms, write-off forms, delivery discrepancy report. System input of location-tolocation transfers
• Liaise with store operations and R&A teams on day to day inventory discrepancies and update MCS, including
negative stocks management, corrections and reporting
• Audit, process, sort, count and transfer out merchandise for pending Reverse Logistics (RL) and Inter-Division
Transfers (IDT)
• Repairs Inventory management for physical and systems goods which are stock on hand items (this excludes
sold items & customer repairs)
• Review and action outstanding Inter-departmental transfers
• Maintain and provide clearance of invalid SKUs
• Systems inventory adjustments for stock write offs/ins, Return to vendor shipments or Returns to warehouses
• Adjust inventory in the system for aged inventory, damaged inventory, or non-moving inventory
• Track and report gift with purchase (GWPs) items
• Manage "special orders" including staff purchases
• Manage inventory movements required for ETR transactions
• Follow up on Inventory accuracy systems and procedures, i.e. GWPs, promotions
• Provide consistent feedback to improve and streamline systems and procedure currently in place
• Verify and distribute processing documents to WSSC
• Process Direct Store Delivery (DSD and EDI) shipments received at the stores and warehouse (cross-dock)
• Review, maintain and process Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) shipments; balance warehouse inventory
• Consignment Reporting
• Monitor and action Defective Tools Report
• Provide Ad Hocs Report to support Store and DC Operations complemented with Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly
meeting to share results and align IC objective with store team
Location specific requirements, if applicable:
• Manage all Spirit/Wine/Tobacco (SWT) breakages and other Duty Free Damages
• Process write-offs & manage Did Not Turn Up items (DNTUs)
• Oversee maintenance of vendor UPC barcodes
• Monitor outstanding shipment acknowledgement, follow up with Logistics team to ensure completion of
booking process, discrepancy call out and observation to streamline/improve the process 


Hourly Base Pay Range: $20.00 - $30.00

Key Requirements

Educational Requirements • Minimum College Level 2 years Work Experience • 2-3 years inventory or stock control experience

Licenses / Certifications Critical knowledge & skills including tools, software applications, language, etc.

• Strong analytical and organizational skills • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office application skills

• Leadership skills and willing to make decisions

• Able to perform repetitive assemble and loading work in a fast-paced work environment • Able to perform defined physical activities (lifting, bending, carrying, pushing, pulling, etc.) in a timely manner • Lifting of objects up to 50 lbs. occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds • constantly. Lifting and carrying for several yards unassisted • Able to work flexible hours and shifts, including weekends, nights and holidays as required by the needs of the business • Able to work additional hours, as needed

• Critical knowledge & skills including tools, software applications, language, etc.

• Fluency in English language and other language(s) as required by location

• Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

• Must be able to work capably under pressure and react positively to operation and people-oriented situations.

• Work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

• Must be able to work well with other personnel at various levels and be team oriented.

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.