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Inventory Control Assistant

Location:Carol Stream , IL
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Inventory Control Assistant coordinates activities to support tracking, purchasing, and controlling inventory at Viking SupplyNet and Viking Fabrication.


  • Reviews daily backorder report.
  • Conducts daily cycle counts reconciliation.
  • Resolves inventory discrepancies.
  • Conducts New Item set-up.
  • Purchases and expedites backordered items to meet deadlines
  • Assists with purchasing of steel pipe.
  • Analyzes costs of steel pipe to assist with cost maintenance.
  • Assists with steel pipe PO maintenance.
  • Manages quotes for steel pipe.
  • Transfers entries between locations as needed.
  • Resolves vendor shipping errors.
  • Conducts entry and updating of work orders.
  • Acts as a back-up to the customer service function as needed.
  • Coordinates claims.
  • Confirms credit memos (COs and CD/OJs).
  • Miscellaneous administrative duties as assigned by supervisor.




  • High school diploma required. Associate's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Must have excellent clerical, math and communication skills.
  • Possess the ability to analyze daily work and prioritize time accordingly.
  • Must be able to adapt to change and make sound decisions based on known facts.
  • Must have experience coordinating between different departments and functions within a company to accomplish work.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) and online tools.
  • 2-4 years experience within inventory control/purchasing environment preferred.
  • Prior experience with JDE software a plus.


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