Warehouse Inventory Coordinator

Job Description

What Inventory Management contributes to Cardinal Health

Operations is responsible for materials handling and product distribution in a distribution or manufacturing environment. Includes warehousing and fulfillment of materials and products, transportation, inventory management as well as demand, supply and manufacturing planning.

Inventory Management is accountable for the design and execution of demand planning and customer forecasting systems, supply planning, product deployment and expediting processes, and the development and implementation of a stocking optimization model to minimize costs and inventory while delivering on service requirements.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm (overtime per business needs)

Job Summary

The Coordinator Inventory Management is responsible for tracking and managing inventory accuracy of products. This job processes returns and recalls related to distributed products and fills out necessary paperwork as needed. The Coordinator, Inventory Management plays a critical role in ensuring customer orders are filled on time and accurately. This job tracks the financial impact of inventory levels and frequently communicates cross functionally with internal teams.


  • Researches and resolves count variances to ensure accurate inventory records and identify potential areas of improvement in the process.
  • Moves inventory locations as needed to maintain efficient and compliant operations.
  • Manages the daily returns process both physically in the warehouse and in CRM.
  • Reviews, processes and intervenes on all recall notices for products.
  • Transfers products to Emergency Drug Response Program (EDRP) sites in Distrack and ships to sites using Varsity.
  • Tracks and reports scrap levels in order to compile month-end Scrap, Morgue, and Variance reports. Provides Finance a final report.
  • Identifies needs and ships proper return packaging to customers in order for a successful return of product.
  • Handles expired product return from vendors and creates Debit Memos using Distrack and MIF Toolbars.


  • 1-2 years of experience, preferred
  • Customer service experience, preferred.
  • High school degree or GED preferred.
  • Ability to bend, reach, stoop, lift, and stand for entire shift

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks
  • Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution
  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works under moderate degree of supervision
  • Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor
  • Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor

Anticipated hourly range: $18.00 per hour - $21.50 per hour based on experience

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close:  8/1/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The hourly range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. 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.