Inventory Specialist

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Inventory Specialist

NJRetina is the leading provider for retinal specialty services. Our vision has always been clear—provide quality patient care, technical expertise and insight necessary to achieve the best outcomes. We are seeking an organized, diligent, and responsible inventory specialist to join our growing team. In this position, you will manage inventory using a computerized database system and a variety of spreadsheets. Your primary objective will be to order and maintain adequate levels of stock to meet daily injection demands while minimizing excess supply.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and evaluate stock rotation procedures
  • Monitor inventory at the site locations and evaluate appropriate safety stock levels based on usage and office manager inputs
  • Order medical drugs for all locations, utilizing the Drug Inventory Management Portal, weekly
  • Maintain and evaluate inventory records, monthly
  • Train office staff in product dating and create procedures to eliminate loss
  • Create an efficient space utilization plan – including researching medical grade refrigerators and incorporating Wi-Fi temp gauges in all offices
  • Monitor all fridge temps using a cloud-based thermometer portal
  • Alert Supply Chain Manager of any surges in temperatures
  • Notify Supply Chain Manager of shortages or other problems that could impact product availability
  • Instruct office staff on proper procedures for locating and utilizing product inventory
  • Identify and resolve issues related to pricing, delivery, utilization, loss
  • Create a process to monitor and process all office Spoilages in an efficient and timely manner
  • Update a Spoilage Reconciliation Report and provide changes to Accounting
  • Work with Accounting to complete the month end inventory reconciliation process

Essential Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, or other relevant discipline
  • Experience: 1-5 years


  • Excellent math and accounting skills
  • Experience in purchasing and inventory control management
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and ability to exercise independent judgement
  • Must be very detail-oriented
  • Strong working knowledge of Inventory management methodologies
  • Expert level Excel user with demonstrable Pivot Table skill in data collection and assessment
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills

NJ Retina is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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