Inventory Control Specialist - Prineville, OR

Apple, Inc.

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Job Description



Posted: May 15, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200059740

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish

The Inventory Control Specialist ensures accountability and security of inventory through transaction documentation, process, procedure verification, and system review. Provides daily mentorship and leadership to a team of inventory control technicians. Forecasts data center consumable inventory needs in collaboration with the material planning team. Collaborates with local multi-functional teams and with peers in remote locations to improve and standardize processes. Conducts physical inventories and leads cycle counts. Analyzes and, when able, corrects cycle count discrepancies

Key Qualifications

  • Prior inventory management and or supply chain experience
  • Familiarity with ERP and manual inventory practice
  • Ability to communicate and execute in a fast paced environment
  • Process improvement and standardization
  • Experience working with multifunctional teams and providing peer leadership
  • Highly motivated self-starter that is able to work independently, meet assigned deadlines and handle various tasks at one time in an ambiguous and dynamic environment


Apple's Data Center Operations Team is an exciting, fast paced, ever growing and changing environment supporting millions of customers. This team is responsible for deploying and maintaining equipment related to Apple's internet facing applications

We are seeking an Inventory Control Specialist to join a team of Datacenter Technicians who are responsible for the installation and maintenance of thousands of application servers, load balancers, storage systems, and network equipment. We are looking for an individual with experience in a large environment who likes to be challenged in a very fast paced organization
Preparing and maintaining records of all inventory and providing regular inventory reports to management
Providing input for forecasting, budgeting, and purchasing processes for data center consumables
Provide daily direction, training, and oversight to the the inventory control team
Daily operations and inventory room oversight using Lean and 5S principles
Collaborate with local multi-functional teams and with peers in remote locations
Develop, document, and improve operational policies and procedures
Develop, refine, and report critical metrics to measure operational performance and process compliance. Use important metrics to further refine operational policies and procedures
Maintains inventory accuracy though cycle counts and physical inventory programs. Investigating inventory shortages and discrepancies
Ensures compliance to inventory processes and procedures
Other duties as required and assigned

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with SAP, Excel, inventory management software, and inventory tracking practices

Posted: 17 May, 2019