Inventory Control Specialist

Bridgeport, CT
United States
Job Description

The Inventory Control Specialist maintains & ensures accuracy of store inventory by working various reports, conducting audits and communicating results with Store Management.


+ Supports a strong commitment to world class customer service and ensures a pleasant and productive shopping experience for all customers. Assists customers as needed.

+ Provides a legendary experience for every customer, every time by assisting customers in making buying decisions by:

+ identifying and evaluating customers' needs,

+ making product recommendations based off of this analysis,

+ promoting programs including, but not limited to CLUB Membership, VOC and In-Store Pick-up.

+ Maintains inventory accuracy and integrity.

+ Collects and distributes all daily inventory reports.

+ Distributes price change reports to Management.

+ Completes variance reports to include research and resolution.

+ Retains accurate records.

+ Communicates problems / issues / discrepancies with Store Management.



+ Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or equivalent experience

+ 2 to 4 years of experience


+ Ability to accurately work reports and keep organized records

+ Ability to collect data, identify problems, establish facts, draw accurate conclusions and make recommendations to resolve issues

+ Ability to read and analyze reports

+ Ability to process and organize information

+ Ability to write reports and effectively present information from findings to Management

+ Proficient with PC-based reports, data base, spreadsheets and inventory management systems


+ N/A


+ Constantly remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods

+ Constantly communicate with others to exchange information

+ Constantly repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers

+ Occasionally move, lift and carry objects up to 20 pounds

+ Occasionally ascend or descend ladders, stairs, ramps, etc.

+ Occasionally move objects up to 100 pounds or more

+ Occasionally work in tight and confined spaces

+ Occasionally work in low or high temperatures

+ Occasionally work in outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind

+ Occasionally work in noisy environments

+ Occasionally work in hazardous conditions

+ Occasionally work in small and/or enclosed spaces


+ Performs tasks and duties under general supervision, using established procedures and innovation. Chooses from limited alternatives to resolve problems. Occasional independent judgment is required to complete work assignments. Often makes recommendations to work procedures, policies, and practices.

**Full Time Benefits Summary:**

Enjoy discounts on retail merchandise, our restaurants, world-class resorts and conservation attractions!

+ Medical

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Health Savings Account

+ Flexible Spending Account

+ Voluntary benefits

+ 401k Retirement Savings

+ Paid holidays

+ Paid vacation

+ Paid sick time

+ Bass Pro Cares Fund

+ And more!

Bass Pro Shops is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are administered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

_Reasonable Accommodations_

Qualified individuals with known disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit your nearest location or contact us at

Bass Pro Shops

**About** **Bass Pro Shops**

Bass Pro Shops ( is North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. Founded in 1972 when avid young angler Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father’s liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today the company provides customers with unmatched offerings spanning premier destination retail, outdoor equipment manufacturing, world-class resort destinations and more. In 2017 Bass Pro Shops joined forces with Cabela’s ( to create a “best-of-the-best” experience with superior products, dynamic locations and outstanding customer service. Bass Pro Shops also operates White River Marine Group ( , offering an unsurpassed collection of industry-leading boat brands, and Big Cedar Lodge ( , America’s Premier Wilderness Resort. Under the visionary conservation leadership of Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is a national leader in protecting habitat and introducing families to the outdoors and has been named by Forbes as “one of America’s Best Employers.”