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Inventory Control Specialist

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Job ID: 31593
Department: Procurement
Location: Jersey Avenue Maintenance Bldg


The Procurement Department is looking for an Inventory Control Specialist to join their team. Reporting to the Manager of the Inventory Control Group, the selected candidate will be responsible for the Supply Chain Management in the Port Authority’s Warehouse and Inventory Management Division. This includes the day-to-day flow of goods, planning, logistics and synchronizing supply with demand of assigned commodities. The Supply Chain activities will include developing and maintaining detailed material master descriptions in SAP, sourcing, expediting deliveries and logistics. Using SAP, the candidate will be required to create and analyze statistical usage reports to develop new requirements contracts for material used to support facility maintenance and fleet operations. Monitor vendor performance to insure timely delivery of goods, verify overall contract compliance, create change orders and review contract status throughout the life of contract. Obtain pricing of inventory material not on contract for possible placement of purchase orders or creation of new contract.  The candidate must work closely with the warehouse supervisors, all levels of Port Authority maintenance and operations staff and visit all facility locations to review client’s material requirements and update MRP in SAP to achieve the Departments goal of a turnover ratio of 4 times a year. In addition, the selected candidate will be required to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during emergency / snow operations. Will be required to assist in the warehouses cycle and 100% inventory count process. 


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or two years’ experience in Supply Chain Management. 
  • Two years Supply Chain Analyst, Logistics Specialist, or its equivalent or above. 
  • Working knowledge of Inventory Management functions in SAP or other Inventory Management Systems. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Note - This position will be required to respond to Emergencies 24 hours a day / 7 days a week. 


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Knowledge/experience with the Port Authority or government procurement process.
  • Experience in contract administration.
  • Knowledge of Inventory Control, program management, strategic sourcing procedures. 
  • Knowledge of warehousing operations and materials distribution. 
  • Knowledge of automotive and building maintenance materials.
  • Must be able to work on numerous projects concurrently and prioritize workload.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (Writing sample will be required).
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook software programs.


Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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