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Inventory Clerk - Melville, NY

Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Req ID:  41146
Remote Position:  No
Country:  US
Line of Business:  Retail
Division:  Eyeconic Ops.

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

With minimum supervision, perform moderately complex inventory-related duties.

Essential Functions

Support the coordination, facilitation, and scheduling of regular inventory counts, both internal and external (labs); compare physical and system counts; identify SKUs with significant variances and then lead the audit phase of the count; document issues found or variances resolved; coordinate updates of the inventory system to reflect the final counts; provide summary reports of the counts and provide recommendations for improvement for future counts


Analyze and manage frame and salvage assembly based on inventory needs and excess part inventory; utilize inventory critical status, negative inventory, and usage; support inventory analysis in determining order requirements for parts (fronts and temples); responsible for verifying the quality of assembled frames prior to receiving into stock


Analyze, develop and manage the removal of obsolete inventory; maintain required safety stock to ensure warranty coverage; stage and manage resulting donation shipments; support the required documentation for inventory write off of frames and parts to support accounting requirements; stage and manage the disposal of write off inventory


Conduct inventory analysis required to identify inventory needs from consignment, sales and vendor capability; responsible for expediting the receipt of re-alignments and report out of status on a daily basis


Support analysis required for ordering and issuing frame cases in support of usage


Support analysis required to determine frame refurbishment based on inventory usage and inventory shortages

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities: 


Approximately one-year distribution/inventory experience


Effective oral and written communication skills to include the ability to explain inventory needs, as well as the ability to comprehend and accurately respond to inquiries


Knowledge of inventory control functions


Ability to perform detailed work with numerical data


Demonstrated ability to work independently


Ability to follow detailed procedures that have a significant impact on business processes


Familiar with Email, excel and complex spreadsheets

Preferred Skills

Inventory experience or working in distribution center/warehouse


Ability to pay close attention to detail, computer skills (Outlook, Word) 


Ability to stand for long periods of time

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable, lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

Job Segment: Clerical, Inventory, Ophthalmic, Retail Sales, Warehouse, Administrative, Operations, Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing

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