Food Safety Net Services Inventory Control Specialist in Grand Prairie, Texas

Inventory Control Specialist

Location:Grand Prairie, TX



The Inventory Control Specialist coordinates activities involved with procuring and maintaining records of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies for the company by performing the following duties.


  • Compiles and maintains records of quantity, type, and value of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies stocked in inventory

  • Counts material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies in stock and post totals to inventory records

  • Compares inventories to records to obtain current inventory

  • Verifies clerical computations against physical count of stock and adjusts errors in computation or count; investigates and reports reason for discrepancies

  • Compiles information on receipt or disbursement of material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies and computes inventory balance, price, and cost

  • Prepares reports, such as inventory balance, price lists, and shortages

  • Stock and issue materials or merchandise

  • Inspects unacceptable goods or supplies to determine source of problem and recommends corrective action

  • Reviews all purchase documents to ensure they are reflective of the quoted price and quality of the requisition placed with the vendor and handles discrepancies within limitations and scope of authority

  • Prepares purchase orders or bid request

  • Maintains effective communication with all internal customers

  • Maintains a proactive approach to inventory control and advising management on improvements and potential cost savings purchases, identifies par levels, makes recommendations to improve order timing efficiencies, etc..

  • Performs all administrative and other accounting duties as assigned

  • Other duties may be assigned


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

  • 1 or more years of inventory management and control experience required

Food Safety Net Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Women, Minorities, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.