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Meeks West

Meeks Lumber & Hardware, a Division of US LBM,  We’re all about teamwork! All positions are hands-on and we band together when necessary.

  • We support each other! We have local and corporate team members to help you along the way and partner on projects as appropriate.

  • We are a relaxed atmosphere. This is not a suit-and-tie environment.

  • We care about our communities. USLBM, our divisions and associates are committed to contributing to the communities where we live and work.

  • We work hard! We are a continuous improvement-driven organization and we are focused on keeping organized and on task.

  • We’re built on safety. We provide a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees. Our employees go home in the same condition they came to work.


US LBM provides a wide range of building materials to construction professionals, combining the advantages of our national scale with the excellent service levels, expertise, entrepreneurial culture and customer relationships of our local brands.  


As a people-first company, passionate about continuous improvement, US LBM is proud to provide our associates access to the resources, training and developmental opportunities to empower them to succeed today, while growing professionally and preparing for the challenges of tomorrow.  


Position Overview  


The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for the management and control of all inventory products at the location and ensures that all processes and procedures surrounding inventory control are properly executed. This position works with location management and/or the purchasing team to achieve optimal inventory levels at the location. 

Pay Rate: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour depending on experience



Essential Job Duties  

  • Oversees the receiving process for all products at the location.

  • Analyzes and reviews all special order vendor back orders as well as customer back orders that may be the result of poor inventory control practices.

  • Oversees the purchasing of non-PO manufacturing products and non-stock items that will not be purchased by the Division Buyer or OSAs. Also reconciles AP variances for items purchased by the branch.

  • Analyzes all Value Add and other Trend force ships and takes appropriate steps to correct in the system.

  • Works with appropriate RBC manager to set up and maintains all bills of material in Trend.

  • Ensures that the Value Add process is completed in a timely manner

  • Completes cycle counts as requested by the Operations Management and Location Manager

  • Notifies Management of any inventory adjustment due to damage, short shipment, returns or for any other reason.

  • Coordinates with Management any inventory adjustments needed due to cycle counts.

  • Runs the bi-annual fiscal inventory for the location.

  • Notifies Management of new product code set-ups.

  • Works with any vendor that has been established to provide the company with a location “Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI).”

  • Maintains a working knowledge of all products manufactured in store and how they are assembled

  • Works with Location Manager and Purchasing department to eliminate non-moving inventory.

  • Communicates with Management on all Cycle Count variances to find root cause of problems and to keep the problem from reoccurring.

  • Works with Supplier Reps and/or Division Purchasing to manage damaged and defective products to obtain most value for the company.

  • Identifies and manages surplus and obsolete inventory. Proactively works to reduce and manage this inventory. Understands the impact of slow-moving inventory on the procurement process.

  • Oversees Order Entry process to insure that orders are entered to best impact inventory usage such as managing and overseeing the use of Future Orders for maximum advantage.

  • Works with Management to achieve the best optimized inventory. Projects future usage change and understands their impact on the system.

  • Complies with Company’s attendance policy by maintaining regular and predictable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities  

    • Minimum Education Required – High School Diploma or Equivalent. 

    • Minimum Experience Required – 2 years of operational staff position. 

    • Physical demands include standing and walking for extended periods of time, exposure to extreme temperatures, bending or stooping, regularly lifting up to 25 pounds and frequently up to 100 pounds or more. 

    • Must have experience using Microsoft Office and trend procurement procedures. 

    • Must have strong interpersonal communication and writing skills. Must be highly organized and be willing to work as a team and help motivate others. 

    • Must have an excellent attendance history with a work ethic to match. 


    Meeks Lumber & Hardware, a Division of US LBM Holdings, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, order of protection status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

    To apply for this job please visit uslbm.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.