Inventory Specialist

Other Culver City, California


Position at ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital - Los Angeles

ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital Los Angeles is seeking an Inventory Specialist to join our team!

We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid parental leave, matching 401(k), paid time off, continuing education, generous pet discounts, and much more! 
Job Purpose:
• Maintain inventory within single hospital location
• Be primary on-site point of contact for all EzyVet / Smart Flow needs specific to inventory / service codes

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Create a complete list of all vendors utilized by ACCESS hospitals for inventory purposes, and all
corresponding items purchased by these vendors
• Make recommendations for ROP (reorder points) for all regularly utilized items within the home hospital location
• Utilizing JIT (Just In Time / pull system) method of ordering, make recommendations for amount of safety stock required for each hospital based upon both historic and projected usage
• Order inventory for single ACCESS hospital to maximize purchasing power
• Responsible for receipt, unpacking, distribution throughout hospital, of all deliveries related to inventory
• Ensure that all items listed on packing slips, correspond correctly to ordered items, and received items
• Responsible for ensuring that packing slips and order information is sent to accounting department in a timely manner
• Perform regular inventory audits of each category of item and compare to inventory sales when applicable to ascertain waste / loss / theft concerns
• Calculate turnover ratio for commonly used items and compare to industry average (5.5 turns annually)
• Review year over year comparisons of purchasing history through primary distributor to assess trends and begin forecasting projections
• Reduce waste of inventory drugs due to expiration by ensuring FIFO (First In First Out) protocol in place and ensuring over ordering is prevented. Regularly review expired medications to determine any trend changes or ROP recommendations
• Controlled drug stocking and drug log maintenance, via Cubex or other tools as necessary
• Understand all nuances of relationship between EzyVet and Smartflow to be able to troubleshoot issues, handle all updates with respect to inventory and product codes between programs, and address on site questions
• Responsible for upholding the spirit of ACCESS by handling all necessary tasks that require attention

• Completion of EzyVet webinars with respect to inventory management and product organization
• Completion of all admin level SmartFlow University training
Compensation: $22 - $24/hour dependent upon experience. 
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.