Inventory Control Specialist

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29760

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 57986 
Title: Inventory Control Specialist 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: AMISC-A (US28)










Main Objective:

Ensures that throughput, workflow and production plan goals are accomplished by supporting material and inventory control in support of Kitting Department operations. Assist Kitting department by conducting training, participating in process improvements, and supporting material issue/problem resolution. Support programs, policies, and procedures in order to help the growth of AMI as a world class medical device manufacturer.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moves materials as required with proper material handling equipment.
  • Forklift and related equipment operation.
  • Performs needed stock adjustments in the ERP systems and communicate as necessary.
  • Performs Blocking and unblocking of inventory in the ERP systems
  • Responsible for the managing of the folding and master carton inventory for Production/Boxing areas
  • to ensure uninterrupted production flow.
  • Responsible for retrieving and stocking materials in the warehouse in support of Kitting operations to ensure uninterrupted production flow in support of the Production Schedule.
  • Performs physical inventories and cycle counts accurately. Can trace transaction in ERP systems if inventory is incorrect. Has the authority to correct inventory in ERP systems.
  • Manages material transactions involving QC Hold and/or MRB related materials movement.
  • Troubleshoots inventory discrepancies physically and in ERP and/or manufacturing systems.
  • Ensures that Inventory Control specialists work stations and warehouse areas are clean and free from safety hazards.
  • Coordinates with receiving/Shipping department regarding the transfer of inventory from one location to another by providing a transfer document sheet for every transfer done to maintain the accurate location, lot traceability, and quantities of materials.
  • Coordinates with Purchasing regarding the supply of indirect materials by issuing requests to maintain safety stock for continuous production flow.
  • Performs cycle counts daily, and help maintain correct inventory levels for various materials.
  • Generates Bin Tags using Zebra printers ensuring information is accurate and complete. Verifies Bin Tag content printed by others prior to application to kitted materials. Labels all bins used for department Work In Process and for kitted materials prior to production use.
  • Completes fulfillment of additional material/label requests from in-process work orders in Production in an expedient manner ensuring ERP and/or manufacturing systems is properly updated and the work order documentation is correct and complete.
  • Coordinates site-to-site material logistics to ensure materials are available in advance to support the Production Schedule.


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.
  • 6 months to one year of prior related experience required.
  • Basic computer knowledge (Windows applications) for material issuance and inventory tracking and control required.
  • Some warehouse experience, preferred.


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

Individual must have the ability to interpret a BOM (Bill Of Material) and prepare materials as specified on the Material Pick List. Must possess knowledge of basic warehousing concepts and an understanding of the importance of accurate inventory counts and identification. Ability to follow verbal instructions and work in a fast paced environment. Ability to assume responsibility and work autonomously or collaboratively in a professional and timely manner. Knowledge in ERP and/or manufacturing systems is preferred.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Forklift certification preferred and/or use of a fork-lift or order picker, Barcode scanners for inventory purposes, Zebra Thermal Transfer Printers, weigh count scales, bag sealers, office printers/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 using a calculator to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements including: addition, subtraction, multiplication, calculating percentages, and interpreting decimals.

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:

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.


Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this 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 occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is consistent with warehousing operations and is usually moderate.


Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Medical Clinics
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



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.

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