UNC Health Care INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST in Chapel Hill, North Carolina



Location: UNC Medical Center

Scheduled Work Hours: (Days) 7:30AM-4PM Monday-Friday, Hours/Schedule may vary depending on department needs.

Job description / responsibilities for this position: Will perform all inventory control duties in the Supply Chain Services Department which includes cycle counting, processing kit and code cart production, stocking product, adjusting inventory, placing orders, customer service issues, keeping accurate file records.

Job Summary:

Performs duties of an Inventory Control Specialist with some authority to step outside confines of established procedures. They are also considered

the subject matter authority in the Inventory Control area for the department/clinic.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

  1. Assisting in maintaining accurate inventory through cycle counts and receiving verification. Investigating discrepancies and processing corrective actions.

  2. Coordinating and completing special projects independently or in cooperation with other groups as assigned.

  3. Determines inventory needed, places orders and monitors delivery.

  4. Extracting and compiling data from written sources, individuals, and/or databases and providing interpretation.

  5. Managing departmental ordering systems.

  6. Preparing kit production plan and verification of product accuracy.

  7. Assists in planning, adjustments and creation of unit PAR levels.

Minimum competencies required:

  1. Customer Focus: makes the customer and their needs their top priority and goes the extra mile to satisfy their customers. Demonstrates the ability to resolve customer problems.

  2. Technical expertise: understands the technical aspects of one’s job. Effectively uses Microsoft office products in order to produce reports and documents. Demonstrates the ability to learn and master the scheduling system as appropriate.

  3. Coachability: Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embraces continuous improvement.

  4. Accountability: Manages performance to meet expected results. Works to meet the internal/external customer requirements.

  5. Fiscal responsibility: Understands the insurance process and seeks to make the best decision/referral in the interest of the customer. Understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan.

  6. Coaching: Shares information, advice and suggestions to help others to be more successful. Provides appropriate support and acts as a resource depending on the situation and capabilities of the employee.

  7. Conflict Resolution: Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people. Finds agreement on issues and follows through on implementation.

  8. Solving Problems: Uses logic and intuition to arrive at decisions or solutions to problems that achieve the desired outcome


Requires high school diploma and five years of administrative experience, to include at least three years of inventory control experience.. General knowledge of supply chain preferred (when appropriate).


Job: Other- Office Support Clerical

Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Chapel Hill


Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 17, 2016, 11:40:48 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Employee Status: Regular

Req ID: OTH01JA6