The Purchasing/Inventory Control Specialist maintains records and keeps track of stock as it is delivered from vendors and shipped to customers, maintains catalog and pricing updates, and assists in the processing of invoices from vendors. This position also administers/manages online purchasing functions.
Utilizes automated inventory control program to maintain inventory records; makes additions, deletions, and changes to automated inventory database; utilizes automated purchasing system to process purchase requisitions.
Places orders for parts from vendors as directed by management.
Ensures incoming stock is properly received, correctly accounted for, and placed correctly into inventory in a timely fashion.
Analyzes usage history and shelf-life of stocked items.
Analyzes and checks physical inventory records and resolves inventory count discrepancies.
Maintains catalog updates.
Ensures up to date pricing changes on inventory as communicated by vendors.
Assists in keeping a neat and orderly stock.
Assists in the processing of invoices from vendors.
Administers/manages online purchasing functions.
Knowledge of (or the ability to learn) inventory control principles, practices, and techniques; purchase and requisition procedures; and inventory recordkeeping procedures. Knowledge of (or the ability to learn) trade and working names and uses of automotive parts, supplies, tools and related equipment. Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Knowledge of (or the ability to learn) Epicor’s Prism software,.
Must be able to work in a time-sensitive environment, be detail oriented and organized, have excellent computer and data entry skills, and excellent communication skills.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent including courses in typing, business math and other general business courses. Automotive classes are useful.
About R C Holloway Company
The R.C. Holloway Company has been in business since 1948. We offer ACDelco parts as well as approximately 50 other product lines of various automotive, heavy duty, and industrial parts. We deliver these parts on a daily basis across the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. We are a member of Auto Pride.