Job Details

  • Title:
    Inventory Specialist for Sequoia Surgical
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    United States
  • Company:
    Sequoia Surgical


SUMMARY: The Inventory Specialist is responsible for assisting the Operations Manager and ensures that the company’s consigned and owned inventory is maintained at the required level and such that the level of inventory is ideal by ensuring adequate inventory turns, minimizing obsolete inventory and product expirations and reducing overall inventory values.



  • Organizing and maintaining Inventory in all warehouse(s)
  • Organize and process incoming and outgoing inventory shipments
  • Allocate and ship Expired Inventory 
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels
  • Analyze reconciliation reports 
  • Log transfers of inventory to other territories via Redspot
  • Find or relocate last minute inventory requests
  • Perform cycle counts/inventory audits 
  • Check-in surgical trays and implant kits and ensure the sets are full, accurate and ready to return to the field
  • Courier medical device deliveries
  • Order and return loaners instrumentation from headquarters
  • Maintains communication and cooperation across the organization to ensure departments and processes collaborate to meet corporate objectives.
  • Maintains accuracy of inventory systems. Updates par levels based on usage. Maintains inventory, working with sales representatives to ensure product replacement prior to product outdating. Ensures adequate stock levels.
  • Assists with cycle counts and year-end inventories as needed.
  • Assists department head in cost containment by ensuring adequate inventory turns, minimizing obsolete inventory and product expirations and reducing overall inventory values.
  • May maintain information in the Materials Management System, including placing orders, looking up purchase orders, using scanner and the system to place orders and maintaining and creating item numbers.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.





  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Computer skills required:  Ability to learn and adapt to on-line and proprietary inventory management systems, Inventory Software; Microsoft Office 365;
  • Computer skills (use of web-based systems).
  • Effective written communication.
  • Effective verbal communication.
  • Must be available during the core work hours of Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Position may require variable work hours.
  • Additional hours may be required as well as travel throughout the Sequoia Surgical Region.
  • Customer/Client focus, both external and internal customers.
  • Personal accountability.



  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Detail Oriented: ability to focus with the ability to consider all related facts and potential problems.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Reliable personal vehicle for transportation



  • Frequently required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Frequently required to talk or hear
  • Occasionally exposure to outside weather conditions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • Position may require variable work hours.
  • Additional hours may be required as well as travel throughout the Sequoia Surgical Region.



The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



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