Inventory & Supply Manager



JOB CODE: 2076

PAY GRADE: 1190

SALARY RANGE: $35,516 - $60,464

LOCATION OF WORK
Various City-Parish Departments

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the general direction of an employee of a higher classification, performs responsible administrative and supervisory work in coordinating and directing the activities of supply warehouses. Work involves the development and regular review of warehouse policies and procedures, planning inventory ordering and storage through the interpretation of computer inventory reports, and regular communication with warehouse employees. Position may supervise the work of other employees and student interns. Work is reviewed through inspections, reports and conferences. Performs other work as requested.

ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Plans, organizes, and coordinates the implementation of policies and procedures governing the operation of supply warehouses. Manages Emergency Medical Service's contracts for supplies and medications; works closely with the Purchasing Department and EMS Business Manager concerning the bidding process and contract renewals. Confers with City-Parish agencies, departments, and/or division to plan inventory requisition and storage. Assists in preparing the budget for the supply warehouse. Makes warehousing decisions about adding or deleting stock items; minimum and maximum order quantities; stock number assignments and charges, etc.; supervises the reorder, issuance, and delivery of stock. Analyzes and evaluates various computerized inventory management reports to ensure proper turnover of stock, correct recording of issues and receipts, minimum stock loss, etc. Conducts and audits physical inventory.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of inventory control principles, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of periodic and perpetual inventory procedures. Knowledge of computerized inventory procedures. Knowledge of accounting principles involving a revolving fund accounting system. Knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures. Ability to supervise, plan and coordinate the staff and operations of supply warehouses to achieve optimum efficiency. Ability to design and implement an effective inventory program. Ability to analyze computerized inventory reports and apply the data to warehouse operations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, superiors, and department and/or division heads. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma, GED, HiSET, or equivalent certificate of competency, and four years of progressively responsible industrial supply warehousing experience, including two years of supervisory experience.

SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.) None.

OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.


NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the job.