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How did you get your start doing inventory coordinator work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

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Michelle Wilkins in Vancouver, Washington

120 months ago

Michelle Wilkins 719-322-4187
1909 NE 82nd St
Vancouver, WA 98665

I have 3 years experience dealing with inventory and 9 months directly working in inventory control. Through my work experience in Chief Industries I have done the following:
· Trained how to conduct cycle counts and familiarized with the MRP system and ABC scale.
· Put in charge of cycle counting and have trained people under me using a color-coding system that I had created.
· In charge of maintaining all paper records, Excel files, Access programs, and Power Point presentations of the cycle counts, recount slips, and transfer slips.
· Kept the paper records accurate by using a numeric filing system.
· Used an alphabetic filing system of all the employees that I had trained.
· Created new procedures throughout the plant.
· Investigated inventory discrepancies using the AS400 program.
· Received parts and assisted shipping with back orders.
· Created new locations for the plant helping with plant organization.
· Conducted a plant wide cycle count in the time of one month in preparation for an audit.
· Held meetings with supervisors to inform them the accuracy levels of their inventory using Power Point presentations.

In addition to my work experience qualifications, I would bring the following personal strengths to this position:
Outstanding teamwork and leadership skills, where I have demonstrated my ability to both contribute and motivate.
A dedicated work ethic.
An innate talent for attention to detail.
Confidence in public speaking.
Motivation to research various books on inventory control to improve my skills on my own time.

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