Inventory Management Specialist – Attleboro, MA

Location: Attleboro, MA
Date Posted: April 18, 2024

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Inventory Management Specialist will negotiate with vendors for the purchase of assigned materials, supplies, equipment, and services used by the company.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Negotiates with vendors for goods and services, negotiating the best possible price and service guarantee.
  • Develops new supply sources where vendors are inadequate.
  • Establishes account/credit and terms.
  • Negotiates blanket purchase orders when appropriate and monitors cost during the time frame.
  • Assist in the identification and cause analysis of surplus inventory and resolve as necessary.
  • Efficiently ensure accurate inventory levels to ensure customer’s demands are met.
  • Communicate directly with the Director with updates regarding stock inflow and outflow.
  • Compile inventory data and present it to the Director for effective decision making.
  • Investigate inventory issues and execute necessary improvements towards better business performance.
  • Checks requisitions for appropriate approval and account numbers.
  • Works closely with the receiving department to ensure proper supplies arrived.
  • Traces delinquent arrivals from purchase orders.
  • Follows environmental and safety regulations and acts in compliance with U.S. laws.
  • Complies with safety and corporate guidelines on business ethics.


  • Ethical Conduct | Collaboration | Time Management | Communication Proficiency
  • Professional phone/email
  • Self-motivated and possess the ability to complete tasks on time
  • General negotiation
  • Intermediate analytical and mathematical
  • Working knowledge of purchasing terminology and
  • MS Office, knowledge of Eclipse software a plus

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, logistics, quantitative fields or equivalent industry experience.
  • At least two years of purchasing experience.
  • Experience in plumbing, heating, HVAC, or electrical industry preferred.
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