Inventory Control Specialist

Manufacturing / Production Watervliet, New York


Position at Comfortex Corporation

Position:               Inventory Control Specialist

Reports to:           Warehouse Supervisor

Hours:                 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM              



  • Compiles data from sources such as contracts, purchase orders, invoices, requisitions, and accounting reports and writes, types, or enters information into computer to maintain inventory, purchasing, shipping, or other records.
  • Keeps back order file in established sequence and releases back orders for issue or shipment as stock becomes available.
  • Obtains stock control records and information such as consumption rate, characteristics of items in storage, and current market conditions, to determine stock supple and need for replenishment.
  • Prepares requisitions, orders, or other documents for purchasing or requisitioning new or additional stock items.
  • Compares nomenclature, stock numbers, authorized substitutes, and other listed information with catalogs, manuals, parts lists, and similar references to verify accuracy of requisitions and shipping orders.
  • Reviews files to determine unused items and recommends disposal of excess stock.



  • Individual must be able to interact with and support other departments (including Operations, Engineering, and Finance).
  • Knowledge of inventory control and understanding of internal process and system controls; analytical skills are a must.
  • Strong computer skills (SAP and Microsoft Excel required).
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.