Open Position:
Closed Position:
Inventory Control Specialist

Help us transform communities through intelligent infrastructure

This position closed on
2/26/2024

General Info

Location:
Colorado Springs, CO
Type:
Full Time
Experience:
Mid-level
Department:
Network Construction
Reports to:
Procurement and Inventory Manager

Compensation

Salary Range:
$50,000-$60,000
*
Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Family Leave, and 401k.
*In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act the salary for this role is listed. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
*Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

About Underline

Underline starts with our people.

At Underline, we've rapidly built a culture around ownership, trust, community, and innovation. Underline is dedicated to cultivating a growth environment where people feel valued, work with a purpose of mission, are personally rewarded, and are professionally challenged.

Are you ready to join this team and transform American communities?

Underline was founded in 2019 with a singular mission: to ensure the vibrancy of our nation through building intelligent community infrastructure in a socially equitable manner. We work with American communities to design, finance, and construct open access fiber-optic networks. These networks are critical to secure internet access that’s fast, affordable, and fair. As open access networks, this infrastructure is also the essential foundation for distributed healthcare services, new wireless solutions, and resilient infrastructure including modernized water systems and responsible energy creation. Our first two projects are in Colorado Springs and Fountain, Colorado.

About this Position

The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day operations of various inventory functions, including the execution of cycle count(s), inventory auditing, order fulfillment, stocking, kitting, and any other inventory-related functions. They are also responsible for unloading, shipping and receiving, inspecting, and stocking/logging all incoming material. Attention to detail is paramount as keeping records on incoming and outgoing shipments is a core function of the role outside of the physical requirements for the organization and management of items.

Does this sound like you?

  • You have analytical problem-solving skills and enjoy the ability to apply critical thinking
  • You are highly self-motivated and able to work with a sense of urgency on your own
  • You love creating order out of chaos and enjoy dynamic work environments
  • You thrive in detail-oriented roles, where the small things are the important things
  • You have exceptional understanding of inventory management practices
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You have excellent time management and are motivated by deadlines
  • Material handling equipment experience

What you'd be doing:

  • Maintain inventory of all equipment parts and consumables, including stacking, labeling, and maintaining organization of all stock
  • Unpack, stock, pull, receive, and issue materials properly, according to predetermined standards and process
  • Work with all areas of the company to maintain and improve inventory accuracy and processing flows
  • Perform cycle counts of stocked material as required for inventory control
  • Assemble kits from pick lists
  • Investigate inventory discrepancies found through cycle counts, determine the root cause of the problem, and propose solutions to mitigate further issues
  • Manage inventory using a min-max methodology
  • Ensure that all proper written documentation is signed and filed in an orderly manner
  • Create and maintain an annual physical inventory process
  • Unload delivery trucks, check incoming shipments against product packing slips & purchase orders, and organize and store material
  • Update the product inventory as items are received and added to the inventory
  • Package products for return to vendors and filling out any paperwork necessary
  • Enter material transactions in the ERP system
  • Ensure timely delivery of stock/inventory as needed
  • Continuously maintain accurate warehouse inventory levels
  • Notify proper departments of inventory adjustments, stock levels, and their effect on production
  • Perform other inventory management duties as assigned by the manager

Physical Requirements:

Working in a warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing, and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Certain duties may involve a variety of physical activities including bending, stretching, lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy equipment.

Experience we require:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle NetSuite and MS Office (Excel and Word)
  • Warehouse experience: 2-3 years
  • Inventory management: 2-3 years
  • Experience with material handling equipment
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and manage inventory
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics or other Enterprise Resource Planning systems
  • Experience with shipping platforms
  • Exemplary math skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Database management skills
  • Ability to safely operate warehouse equipment
  • Ability to reconcile stock counts to report data
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position
  • Valid US Driver’s License with exemplary driving record

Bonus points:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in business operations, logistics, or related field
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification

Hiring Manager

John Laureda
Procurement and Inventory Manager

Unsure about applying?

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But here’s the thing: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Underline is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

Position Application

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain exceptionally high standards for talent and recognize that there are many paths to developing expertise. We don't discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. If you have the skills we need and the ambition to grow fast with us, that's all that matters.