Inventory Control Specialist- Temporary
Orthofix Inc. - Lewisville, TX

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Follows set procedures for issuing parts from inventory for work-in-process jobs, material usage and for shipping product and miscellaneous material to Orthofix customers and various end-users. After proper training, the ICS must be able to understand and interpret the requirements from the GMP and ISO for Orthofix inventory processes.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (essential functions of position) :

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Coordinate material requisitions (MT’s and job pick lists) and the issuing of materials.

Understand and be able to interpret the requisition to satisfy the customers’ requirements.

Pick material and identify shortages affecting production schedules.

Daily identification and reconciliation of inventory variances that will help eliminate expediting cost and manufacturing down time.

Perform duties associated with receiving material on the Orthofix inbound dock.

Recognize the various types of material receipts at the dock, sort by type and deliver to the appropriate location in a timely manner.

Material handling involving safety and proper lifting techniques.

Perform duties associated with shipping material from the Orthofix outbound dock.

Utilize skills and knowledge of shipping via various carriers.

Regular attendance required.

Required Skills

Reading and writing skills usually associated with the completion of a high school education.

Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations.

Ability to read, comprehend and follow all inventory procedures.

Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.

Receive and comprehend hazardous chemical training.

Ability and desire to be cross- trained on all jobs required in inventory control.

Strong decision-making skills regarding inventory adjustments or shipment priorities.

Ability to work in a non-stop, fast-paced, multiple task environment with some exposure to the elements.

Experience shipping via Federal Express and various other carriers.

Computer experience in Windows environment.

Knowledge of proper material handling techniques.


Use of electric pallet jacks and forklifts.

Excel and Word for Windows reporting experience.

Experience packing product for outbound shipments.


The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to pick up, push, pull and handle the minimum of 40lbs independently and 100lbs with assistance.

Twisting, lifting, bending, stooping walking and reaching overhead 95% of the day.

Regularly required to bend, reach, stretch, stand, and walk daily.

Frequently required to move objects weighing a minimum of 15 lbs.

Eyesight must be correctable to 20/20, hearing corrected to standard level.

Ability to operate a dolly, dock plate, pallet jack and platform truck safely upon receipt of training.

Required Experience