Inventory Control Specialist at The Ohio State University

Inventory Control Specialist at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Full-time
Posting Date
August 2, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Inventory Control Specialist coordinates inventory for the Molecular Biology Supply Center to ensure optimal levels are maintained to drive customer value and financial success; coordinates physical inventory and ensures the products are in stock; manages inventory and communicates with vendors or customers regarding stock levels; replenishes stock when necessary; reports on obsolete and slow moving inventory; works with customers and supervisor to ensure product availability meets product demand; recommends orders within the lead time requirements to prevent inventory stock-outs; makes recommendations related to existing business processes, product purchasing and inventory metrics that impact inventory operations; serves as backup to the customer services team.

Position Requirements

1 year of inventory experience; strong customer service skills, attention to detail, ability to build and maintain positive working relationships, experience using Microsoft Office (Excel,Word, and Powerpoint); experience with process improvement or lean six sigma.

Required Experience

Application deadline August 16, 2016.



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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.