Equine Veterinary Inventory Manager

Other Elgin, Texas


Position at Elgin Veterinary Hospital

We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized individual to join our veterinary team as an Inventory Manager. The Inventory Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our clinic by managing and maintaining our inventory of medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment. This position requires a combination of administrative skills, inventory management expertise, and a passion for animal care.

Inventory Management:
  • Maintain accurate records of all veterinary supplies, medications, including controlled substances, and equipment.
  • Monitor inventory levels and reorder supplies as needed to ensure adequate stock levels.
  • Conduct regular audits to verify inventory accuracy and identify discrepancies.
  • Implement inventory control procedures to minimize waste and reduce costs.
Procurement and Purchasing:
  • Research suppliers and negotiate pricing to obtain the best value for veterinary supplies.
  • Place orders for supplies and medications in a timely manner to prevent stockouts.
  • Coordinate with vendors to resolve any issues with orders, deliveries, or product quality.
  • Track orders and shipments to ensure timely delivery and receipt of goods.
Quality Control:
  • Inspect incoming shipments for accuracy and quality.
  • Verify expiration dates and ensure proper storage of medications and vaccines.
  • Identify and report any damaged or expired products for replacement or disposal.
  • Work closely with veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and other staff to understand inventory needs and preferences.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to ensure awareness of inventory status and upcoming needs.
  • Collaborate with clinic management to develop and implement inventory management policies and procedures.
Documentation and Reporting:
  • Maintain organized records of inventory transactions, including receipts, invoices, and inventory counts.
  • Generate regular reports on inventory levels, usage trends, and cost analysis.
  • Analyze data to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost savings.
Training and Compliance:
  • Train staff on proper inventory procedures, including ordering, receiving, and restocking.
  • Follow OSHA compliance and DEA protocols.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for handling and storage of veterinary medications and controlled substances.
  •  Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in veterinary inventory management.
·         Previous Veterinary experience required
·         Prior experience in inventory management
·         Knowledge of veterinary medications, supplies, and equipment
·         Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·         Proficiency with inventory management software and Microsoft Office Suite
·         Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
·         Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
·         Commitment to providing exceptional care for animals and supporting the mission of our company.
Benefits: We offer amazing benefits such as 401k match, health, vision, dental insurances, PTO, paid parental leave and purr-ental leave, great pet care discounts, and so much more!