Inventory Manager

 Position Summary

This is a full-time, in-store, Asst. Manager position that reports directly to the Store Manager. The primary

responsibility of the Inventory Manager is to manage and control all elements of the store inventory.

Major Responsibilities
The major responsibilities for this position include: 

  • Receive all product into the store inventory - complete receiving processes, including receiving shipments from Ace and all DSD vendors

  • Oversee/Validate/Complete all inter-store transfers – in/out

  • Process all Credits, Policy A/B/C, as well as items invoiced but not received

  • Validate all .com orders within 1 hour of receipt of order

  • Will be directly responsible for the Store’s Shrink (along with the Sore Manager)

  • Ensure data accuracy within the store system (Quantity-on-hand, dollar accuracy, negative inventory, etc.)

  • Ensure adequate inventory levels to minimize outages (incl. shooting outs weekly and managing overstock/backroom inventory)

  • Manage Computer Suggested Order process

  • Complete the ACE Monthly Ad merchandise purchases

  • Process daily/weekly price changes and print/hang shelf labels

  • Update discontinued tags, identify replacement SKU’s and replace tags accordingly

  • Train store staff on inventory management best practices

  • Learn and monitor inventory management reports

  • Implement and maintain location codes

  • Monitor shrinkage and recommend ways to reduce theft and breakage in the store

  • Identify obsolete inventory and determine how to best remove it

  • Complete all Cycle Counts

  • Complete all Hardware Reports/Statements as required

  • Other as assigned

Minimum Requirements
  • Commitment to and pride in a job well done

  • Focus on needs of others, which include cooperation with team members, helpfulness, responsiveness, and service oriented

  • Understanding of the flow of merchandise into the store, onto the floor and out the door with the customer

  • Analytical ability to investigate/audit the reasons inventory counts are inaccurate

  • Detail-oriented person who enjoys working with numbers

  • Dependability, which includes reliability and conscientiousness

Minimum Requirements
The minimum requirements for this position include the following:

  • Experience: General understanding of inventory principles and experience with retail programs

  • Understand the flow of merchandise

  • Experience in a retail environment either in inventory, sales, or back office

  • Skills/Knowledge: Excellent computer skills. Ability to make sound decisions

  • Knowledge of retail computer systems, Word, and Excel a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, exceptional organizational ability, high attention to detail, and ability to multi-task

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the business

Physical Requirements
The minimum physical requirements for this position include:

  • Able to operate a personal computer and other electronic devices.

  • Able to operate a fork truck as needed

  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time

  • Ability to climb a ladder

  • Able to bend and twist at the waist

  • Ability to lift to 50 lbs.

  • Move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store, which entails lifting and perform all functions as set forth

Job responsibilities may change based on the needs of the business.  

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