Inventory Coordinator

Req ID:  7082

Working Location: TENNESSEE, BARTLETT 

Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The position is responsible for the complete ownership of inventory accounting within the Bartlett Facility and the Cycle Count Program in addition to auditing, supporting, and controlling inventory within the four walls. This role also acts as liaison between RA/QA, Business Groups, Outbound and Inbound staff to coordinate all physical and system inventory transactions that pertain to regulatory issues, WMi Item Master updates, shortages, returned inventory, damages/disposals, slotting, location type availability and size to improve efficiencies while maintaining Inventory Integrity.

Job Duties

  • Accurately coordinates and completes all processes related to the flow of inventory throughout transfers, work orders, kitting, cycle counts, etc.
  • Oversee and train personnel in all aspects of Inventory Control including directing them in prioritizing activities and achieving MBO and daily targets related to Inventory Control.
  • Prepare and issue cycle counts based on schedule. Perform data entry, identify variances, issue recounts, analyze results, investigate unresolved variances, and make approved adjustments as necessary. Notify Supervisor/Manager of inventory discrepancies (i.e., picking errors, inventory shortages). Submit variances to Manager/Supervisor for approval.
  • Develop and enforce effective standard operating procedures for department as necessary with regard to Inventory Handling.
  • Participates in internal and external audits.
  • Monitor PACKLOCN and reconciliation locations and work with internal groups to resolve issues and prevent reoccurrence.
  • Address and coordinate with RA/QA on quality issues which include verifying, segregating and returning stock where applicable.
  • Responsible for all WMi location creation and deletion. Overseeing and ensuring that inventory is stored in appropriate product status/SLOC.
  • Process Return to Vendor and Destruction orders as requested. Coordinate receipt of all necessary paperwork needed to initiate and confirm destruction orders.
  • Work with Outbound and Inbound groups to resolve shortage, replenishment and put away issues. Makes recommendations to Management for improvements.
  • Initiates process flow evaluation and improvements as needed to ensure inventory slotting is optimal in creating the most efficient flow throughout the operation. Provide support for identifying & implementing such improvements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualification


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in warehousing/distribution with emphasis on Inventory Control preferred, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Mandatory overtime hours required when necessary to support the business needs. 
  • The ability to operate a forklift truck and to lift 50lbs.




  • Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight time schedules and pressure while maintaining attention to detail and quality
  • Working knowledge and understanding of WMi and SAP systems with the ability to learn and adapt to a new system as applicable.
  • Skilled in MS Excel, Showcase, and WASP Labeler Program
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills
  • Must have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills with focus on teamwork and rapid problem resolution.
  • Analytical Skills, Problem Solving, Mathematical Skills, Organizational Skills
  • Proficient knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office, other software PC skills a plus.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Tennessee (US-TN) || Bartlett || 

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