Inventory control analysts oversee inventory-related issues for their organization. Their responsibilities include writing reports, discovering and analyzing discrepancies in the inventory and sales data, and improving the inventory control systems in place. One of the most important aspects of the job is keeping a complete paper trail of all the transactions that take place, including maintaining an up-to-date count of all inventories in the warehouse at all times. The work day for an inventory control analyst may consist of writing reports and analyzing data in the office, counting inventory in the warehouse, participating in meetings, and completing other tasks. Work hours may vary depending on the needs of the employer.
Inventory Control Analyst Tasks
Assess production and inventory capacity to maximize operations and minimize cost.
Determine sales performance and inventory status, create reports, and recommending process changes.
Analyze transactions, margins, returns, and other financial data to inform decision makers.
Develop price and delivery strategies.