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Lead Inventory Control Clerk

Req ID:  3203

Working Location: Tennessee, Memphis 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

This position is responsible to coordinate department workload with fellow employees. On a daily basis to manage and to assign the daily workload to see that it is completed in a timely manner. Inventory Control Clerk.

Job Duties

* Coordinate workload for allocations & inventory department on a daily basis with Supervisor.


* Schedule and assign daily work based on workload labor and importance of tasks.


* Perform periodic reviews in a timely manner of work progression throughout the day to ensure completion of assignments as directed.


* Coordinate pulling verification and shipment of all international shipments.


* Assist the Supervisor in directing the Inventory Control Clerks to ensure that daily work is completed in a timely manner and as requested, evaluating work for quality and accuracy.


* Assist Inventory Clerks as needed with work related issues and problems resulting in resolution of cause.


* Provide direct support to Inventory Coordinator to investigate and resolve inventory variances and find solutions to the causes.


* Coordinate activities of and direct all external visitors making requests of allocations or inventory department.


* Review and suggest revisions of policies and procedures as well as training of inventory personnel as needed.


* Handle all administrative functions of in-coming calls to resolve problems.


* Support and drive all S5 activities to maintain a clean organized and efficient Department.


* Attend / Represent the department Safety Committee and effectively communicate any safety issues concerns with the Supervisor and Inventory Control Clerks.


* Assist management leading and implementing process improvements projects.


* Perform other duties as directed.

Job Requirements


* High School diploma.


* Minimum 5 years prior experience in full-time inventory related duties or 3 years at Olympus in inventory department.


* Ability to frequently lift/carry up to 35lbs. Ability to frequently push/pull up to 35lbs.



* Minimum 3 years project management prior experience (preferred).


* Strong computer knowledge and experience.


* Able to work under pressure to follow both written and verbal instructions.


* Able to work independently or as a team player self-motivated self-starter.


* Must demonstrate interpersonal skills to deal effectively and courteously with others at all levels within the business.


* Strong organizational skills preferred. 

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ 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 overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


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) || Memphis || 

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Clerical, Project Manager, Administrative, Technology

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