Inventory Management Specialist

This is an on-site, in-person position supporting our customer located in Neptune City, NJ.

What Implementation Management contributes to Cardinal Health

Implementation Management is responsible for planning, organizing and leading solution implementations. Manages project plans, resources, and commitments to the customer. May be involved in budgeting and financial requirements. Monitors and tracks the progress of implementations. Partners with sales and the customer early in the process to develop implementation project plans. Works with management and peers to develop consistent methodologies based on best practices for efficiently implementing solutions.

Inventory Management Specialist are responsible for the daily order and replenishment of our customer’s disposable medical supplies within the acute and non-acute setting.  This role provides inventory management expertise designed to support an organization’s need to right-size inventory, improve efficiencies, streamline processes and effect change management at the clinical department level, specifically within the OR, Cardiac Cath Lab, Interventional Radiology, Emergency Department, Labor & Delivery, Central Supply and Ambulatory Sites.

The Inventory Management Specialist will be in a customer-facing role acting as a liaison, providing product information and resolve any emerging problems that the customer account might face with accuracy and efficiency.  There is a need to communicate clearly and honestly and be problem solvers that are confident at troubleshooting and investigating.


  • Daily:
    • Order and replenish stocking locations
    • Process on demand requests
    • Asset location management and upkeep (housekeeping)
    • Manage customer relationships
    • Provide back order resolution and mitigation
  • Monthly
    • Perform physical inventory on all SKUs and record in a count sheet
    • Generate a monthly 1-pager report for customer
    • Analyze data and provide recommendation for action
    • Right-sizing inventory (including consolidating, PAR level review, and SKU rationalization)
    • Define and execute projects and track via project plans
    • Provide expiration tracking and disposition
  • Administrative Responsibilities
    • Managing and submitting timecards
    • Manage an expense count
    • Point of use location management and upkeep
    • Furthering education via in-house eLearning
    • Maintain vendor credentialing compliance


  • High school diploma, associates or Bachelors preferred
  • 2-5 years experience in inventory management, healthcare, or project management preferred
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills are essential
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Customer service, problem solving and analytical skills required
  • A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation is required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes: 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
  • Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
  • Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes actions to resolve
  • Applies judgment within defined parameters
  • Receives general guidance may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
  • Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.