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Inventory Specialist Distribution in Shorewood, IL at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Shorewood, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Inventory Specialist Distribution

The primary function of an Inventory Specialist II is to facilitate the process of product management through a system of perpetual inventory.  This is accomplished through the resolution of inventory discrepancies and education of personnel resulting in improved inventory integrity.  This process is further enhanced with expanded systemic review and monitoring to ensure continuity of inventory processing

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitor, review, and adjust inventory
  • Perform inventory adjustments and reconciliation for the assigned Distribution Center
  • Perform all Inventory Specialist I duties in assigned DC if no Specialist I is on staff
  • Review and adjust discrepancies documented by the Inventory Specialist I
  • Support the monitoring and maintenance of IDOC performance for all Distribution Centers
  • Maintain inventory balance between the WMS and SAP systems
  • Perform backup responsibilities for the Inventory Specialist I and/or II at other DCs
  • Be an accurate and available resource to all operational departments for the Distribution Centers
  • Apply and communicate business process improvements and best practices
  • Product familiarity and identification


  • Good verbal and listening skills
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Competence in required areas of the SAP and WMS systems
  • Ability to perform independent research and analysis
  • Lift Operator certified (company provided training)
  • Ability to move and lift heavy objects (pass lift assessment)
  • High School diploma
  • One year of inventory or accounting related job function
  • Proficient computer skills

Physical Requirements

The Inventory Specialist II is required to move product ranging in size for various reasons.  This product may need to be shifted within storage location, moved from one storage location to another, and may need to be moved manually, via a handcart, or via the picker machine.  This task occurs throughout the day but without a repetitive requirement.

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.