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Inventory Control Specialist
Title:Inventory Control Specialist
Location:Richmond, Virginia
Department:Supply Chain
Job Status:Part-time, Non-benefited

The Celerion site in Richmond, VA conducts market and consumer research studies for the tobacco industry.

Are you looking for a fast paced, dynamic job where you aren’t stuck behind a desk all day? Do you like to wear jeans and tennis shoes every day? Are you well versed in Word and Excel and are detailed oriented? If you said yes, we can’t wait to meet you. This is a great part time opportunity! 

In the role of Inventory Control Specialist / Sample Management Associate (SMA) you will assist the Sample Management Supervisor in all aspects of sample management activities to include but not limited to sample prep activities for consumer panels, internal panels short-term ad hoc research and external research projects.


  • Execution of departmental objectives and adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for assisting the Sample Management Supervisor with maintaining visibility and traceability of all samples, from receipt through disposal, for internal and external projects
  • Assist in ensuring all sample prep activities are carried out on time and according to research protocols
  • Assist in ensuring that all samples are disposed of according to established policies and procedures
  • Serve as a point of contact to receive all samples from various client personnel
  • Take part in biannual cycle counts
  • Maintain documentation in the inventory management system
  • Serve as a back-up for the Consumer Research Team


  • Associates degree in material management, logistics, supply chain or any related field is preferred
  • One year of experience working with an electronic inventory system (MRP / ERP)
  • Solid computer skills; a strong grasp of  Microsoft Word and Excel is required
  • Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail and the drive to follow through
  • Easily adaptable to a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel to the manufacturing site
  • Due to the nature of our work, you must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to work around nicotine and tobacco products daily


  • 15-20 hours per week between the hours of 12pm – 9pm, Monday – Friday working 4-5 hours per shift
  • Consistent weekly schedule based on your availability
  • Occasional weekend availability is a plus
  • Ability to work additional hours during peak periods is a plus

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