Inventory Control Clerk

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 57252 
Title: Inventory Control Clerk 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 









Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education. Arthrex Manufacturing is actively searching for an Inventory Control Clerk to produce quality medical instruments in accordance with Arthrex Manufacturing Inc. procedures in a safe and effective manner in order to exceed the customers' needs. The successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail and fine motor skills. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required for this position. This position will be for 1st Shift (Monday-Friday 6am-4:30pm). Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™. 


Starting July 1st, Arthrex is increasing our wages to be more competitive in the market. Evaluation of skills will be completed during the interview process. Also, second shift employees will have a shift differential of $1.50 per hour. We are also offering a $750.00 retention bonus (minus appropriate tax withholdings), which will be paid out to you after completing your first 90 days and are an employee in good standing. New opportunities are available as the manufacturing team is growing in Pendleton, SC.


Main Objective:

Ensures that throughput, workflow and production plan goals are accomplished by prepackaging Work Orders accurately and in a timely manner. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, issues and kits materials based upon the Work Order Bill of Material(BOM) and/or Transfer Order requirements according to Work Instructions and departmental guidelines ensuring continuous work flow and adherence to the Production schedule and expedite list.
  • Assigns material retrieval/return instructions to Inventory control specialists assisting with Work Order preparation.
  • Counts and issues materials and overages according to released work instructions.
  • Prints and applies Tags using printers for Work In Process(WIP) material prior to production use.
  • Verifies tags on all kitted materials and ensures tag information matches work order BOM.  
  • Verifies that the issued materials match the BOM (Bill of Material) required to manufacture the product.
  • Generates lot specific product packaging labels using printers according to the router and BOM ensuring labels are accurate and complete.
  • Ensures the DHR (Device History Record) is complete and accurate, including all approvals, prior to forwarding the Work Order kit for further processing.
  • Promptly notifies area Coordinators and/or Supervisor of any physical inventory discrepancies, ERP and/or manufacturing systems errors or omissions, mislabeled components, missing components or other inventory anomalies.
  • Ensure work station is organized and compliant with Area Clearance and Line Separation procedures.


Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Six months of prior related kitting, packaging, or inventory/stocking experience desired.
  • Previous experience or exposure to medical device manufacturing processes is desired.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Must have the ability to interpret a Bill of Material (BOM) and prepare materials as specified on the Bill of Material or Transfer Order. 
  • Must accurately issue materials to Production work orders in ERP and/or manufacturing systems. 
  • Must possess knowledge of basic warehousing concepts and an understanding of the importance of accurate inventory counts and material pull from specified storage locations. 
  • Requires moderate computer knowledge for material issuance and inventory tracking and control.
  • Ability to navigate MQ1(or other document management systems), Agile and ERP systems independently


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • Label dispensers, thermal/direct transfer and laser printers, label counters, weigh count scales, bag sealers, office printers/scanners, barcode scanners, laminar flow hoods, personal computers, vision inspection systems and software. 


Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 


Language and Communication Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above. 
  • Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  
  • Ability to clearly and legibly write and record data and information as required by procedures.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 
  • The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50-70 lbs.






All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: Machinist, ERP, Medical Device, Clerical, Inventory, Manufacturing, Technology, Healthcare, Administrative, Operations