Inventory Control Specialist

Date:  Feb 8, 2024

Upper Marlboro, MD, US, 20772

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Capital Electric

Own Your Expertise, And Your Future 

At Capital Electric, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust in their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.  


  • Manage physical daily cycle counts as well as research and correct inventory related variances, while providing accurate data and reports to the Inventory Control Supervisor or Manager with the use of Eclipse and or Excel.
  • Observe, audit, record, report and correct discrepancies from all areas of operations involving inventory control.
  • Identify barriers to performance and assist manager in identifying/analyzing root cause and effect and develop action plans to resolve.
  • Work with Inventory Control team to develop "continual training" strategy for non-exempt employees within area and cross-functionally with other supervisors.
  • Ability to be trained or help with training on system enhancements. Also have the capability to make recommended improvements and or changes to the system or processes.
  • Work with the returns team on Customer or Vendors RGA’s that requires the involvement of the Inventory Control group.
  • Work with the wire team to manage the Scrap Wire process.
  • Works effectively in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Performing other tasks as directed or requested by Inventory Control Supervisor or Managers.
  • Ability to operate forklift or become certified to operate a forklift.  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to motivate, foster teamwork and provide positive reinforcement to a team/s. Ability to work as a team member with other employees, supervisors and management.
  • Ability to effectively train, coach and provide performance feedback.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer software's including word-processing, excel, outlook, WMS (preferably Eclipse) or other relevant computer software.
  • Ability to analyze moderately complex data.
  • Communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • 3-5+ years Fulfillment/Distribution and Inventory Control experience (preferably in a electrical industry) with at least one plus years in a leadership role.
  • Ability to work on various shifts when the need arises.


We offer excellent training, career advancement opportunities, and a competitive compensation package to include vacation time, sick time, full health benefits, 401(k) and more. Capital Electric is an EEO Employer.


About Us:

Capital Electric is The Electrical Distributor of Choice in the Mid-Atlantic region and a proud member of the Sonepar family. Capital Electric delivers excellence in service, products from the finest lighting and electrical manufacturers, extensive application expertise, and customized, comprehensive solutions to our customers.  Altogether, we serve customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from over 70 locations and from our central distribution center and company headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD.

Capital Electric is also part of the Sonepar family, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 
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Nearest Major Market: Washington DC