Inventory Lead

Job Title
Inventory Lead
Job ID
GARLAND,  TX 75040
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Inventory Lead


Department: Warehouse Operations

Manager: Warehouse Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Location: Garland, TX



As the Warehouse Inventory Lead, you will be responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of inventory levels. You will be instrumental in leading the Inventory team in conducting cycle counts, investigating shortages and discrepancies, and managing inventory space utilization plan.



Work Hard, Play Hard – We seek passionate people. We take our work seriously and we take the enjoyment of our lives seriously.

Positive, Can DO Attitude – We are optimistic, we set challenging goals and we find a way to accomplish them. We approach challenges with the intention of finding solutions.

Compete & Win As A TEAM – We put the TEAM first. Our team is what makes our company great. We are a competitive group that like to win. We keep score.

Innovate & Seek Continuous Improvement - We believe it can always be better. We want better products and processes. We want to be better individuals. We want to be a better organization.

We Are Respectful – We respect fellow team members, our partners, ourselves and our company. We are known to be “the good guys”.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the integrity and accuracy of all inventories by performing daily audits and maintaining a comprehensive cycle count program.
  • Coordinates and the annual physical inventory procedures
  • Implements a loss prevention program
  • Recommends programs to improve the management of inventory
  • Supervises the inventory quality and accuracy assurance programs, including weekly and monthly reporting
  • Maintain accurate inventory levels through daily and monthly cycle counts and annual year-end physical inventories
  • Own the entire life cycle of damaged, misplaced, or missing products from the time of detection to the resolution of the issue.
  • Collect bad status items, ticket the items, and then release the items back into the inventory once resolved.
  • Track and report daily to upper management building capacity, building utilization, inventory accuracy, and cycle count progress.
  • Communicate all discrepancies and quality issues with the Warehouse Manager
  • Use Warehouse Management Software and Excel to sort through cycle count data.
  • Operate warehouse equipment (forklift, etc)
  • Additional job duties as assigned.
  • Maintain a clean work environment and work with Warehouse Manager to ensure that warehouse facility is in compliance with all health and safety regulations specified by the Department of Labor and the State of Texas.
  • Assisting when necessary with general warehouse operations.



  • Inventory Clerk


COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Cooperation– Establishes and maintains effective relationships; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.

Job Knowledge– Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current development; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Dependability – Follows instructions; responds to management direction; takes responsibility to own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternative plan.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience/Additional Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required, Associates degree preferred
  • 2+ years of Warehouse Inventory experience required
  • 2+ years of warehouse supervisory experience required  
  • Knowledge of distribution operations including receiving, stocking, order fulfillment, replenishment, shipping, and inventory control practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Able to perform basic math equations
  • Self-motivated, in need of minimal supervision
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Team player, eager to be cross-trained
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership attributes to manage the day-to-day activities and implement long range goals
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, operate a pallet jack and fork truck preferred


  • None


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates in a warehouse environment. Some of the work may require usage of required personal protective equipment including steel toe shoes, hearing protection, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements. Moderate to heavy lifting is required.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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