Inventory Control Specialist

Viborg, Viborg, Denmark
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 38
Role Number:200548185
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you wish to be challenged to think creatively? The people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Inventory Control Specialist ensures accountability and security of inventory through transaction documentation, process, procedure verification, and system review. Provides daily guidance and leadership to a small team of inventory control technicians. Forecasts data center consumable inventory needs in collaboration with the planning team. Collaborates with local cross functional teams and with peers in remote locations to improve and standardize processes. Conducts physical inventories and leads cycle counts. Analyzes and, when able, corrects cycle count discrepancies.


Apple's Data Center Operations Team is an exciting, fast paced, ever growing and changing environment supporting millions of customers. This team is responsible for deploying and maintaining equipment related to Apple's internet facing applications. We are seeking an Inventory Control Specialist to join a team of Datacenter Technicians who are responsible for the installation and maintenance of thousands of application servers, load balancers, storage systems, and network equipment. We are looking for an individual with experience in a large environment who likes to be challenged in a very fast paced organization. Responsibilities include: - Preparing and maintaining records of all inventory and providing regular inventory reports to management - Provides input to forecasting, budgeting, and purchasing processes for data center consumables - Provide daily direction, training, and oversight to the the inventory control team - Daily operations and inventory room oversight using Lean and 5S principles - Collaborate with local cross functional teams and with peers in remote locations - Develop, document, and improve operational policies and procedures - Develop, refine, and report KPI’s to measure operational performance and process compliance. Use KPIs to further refine operational policies and procedures - Maintains inventory accuracy though cycle counts and physical inventory programs. Investigating inventory shortages and discrepancies - Ensures compliance to inventory processes and procedures - Other duties as required and assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Prior inventory management and or supply chain experience
  • Familiarity with ERP and manual inventory practices
  • Ability to communicate and execute in a fast paced environment
  • Process improvement and standardization
  • Experience working with multifunctional teams and providing peer leadership
  • Highly motivated self-starter that is able to work independently, meet assigned deadlines and handle various tasks at one time in an ambiguous and dynamic environment

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Bachelors degree is beneficial

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with SAP, Excel, inventory management software, and inventory tracking practices is preferred.
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