Summerfield Associates: Inventory Control Coordinator and Buyer Purchasing Agent

Summerfield Associates is searching for the following. website: Job order numbers: inventory Control Coordinator #748284 and Buyer #748288 or

Inventory Control Coordinator – Memphis, TN

Full Time Position

Required Travel: Occasional

Memphis based distributor for over 75 years, has an opportunity for an experienced Production Supervisor. Position is Monday – Friday day shift and requires occasional overtime and Saturdays.


  • Monitors and maintains current inventory levels for branches; tracks orders and investigates problems
  • Plans, schedules and enters stock transfers in coordination with shipping personnel
  • Maintains database, performs physical count of inventory, and reconciles actual stock count to computer- generated reports
  • Reconcile inventory discrepancies
  • Works closely with production and purchasing to maintain inventory levels
  • Report any stock issues to management.
  • Prepare a list of depleted products and a survey of unusable/damaged products
  • Manage inventory metrics and report to management
  • Create inventory reports as requested by management
  • Work closely with Quality, Regulatory and Operations departments to become familiar with Work Instructions, Operating Procedures and any other documents that support operational and inventory processes and compliance
  • Meet regularly with receiving personnel to prioritize and plan stocking locations for incoming inventory and production finished goods
  • Security and safety standards must be followed, and training in these areas may also be provided
  • Report any unsafe or potentially unsafe working conditions to management immediately
  • Operate all equipment and obtain necessary certifications according to OSHA, security and safety standards established
  • Ensure compliance with established internal control procedures
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
  • Contribute to overall profitability by maintaining proper inventory levels, reducing damage and economically moving

Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Summerfield Associates is searching for an experience Buyer/Purchasing Agent who will be able to process purchasing requisitions from managers in the field and turn those requisitions into purchase orders. The ideal candidate should possess experience in a manufacturing or distribution industry with a strong understanding of supply chain management concepts.


·         Purchase commodities and services to meet specialized or complex needs

·         Make purchase decisions in accordance with company procedures and regulations

·         Analyze purchase requisitions and review for accuracy and completion

·         Collaborate with department managers to clarify purchase requisitions, identify departmental needs, and refine specifications for future purchase orders

·         Follow proper channels to obtain purchase authorization according to company policy

·         Investigate and cultivate new sources for supplies and products

·         Research and prepare bid specifications

·         Issue bid requests to several potential vendors and suppliers

·         Review quotes and secure the most competitive bids

·         Identify and select vendors and suppliers using criteria such as quantity and quality of commodities, price, and delivery date


To Apply please go to: website: Job order numbers: inventory Control Coordinator #748284 and Buyer #748288 or

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