Inventory Control Specialist, Trading Cards

Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe

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Delaware, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Collectors is the leading creator of innovative technology that provides value-added services for collectors worldwide. We grade, authenticate, vault and sell millions of record-setting collectibles, all while modernizing and digitalizing the process to further our mission of helping collectors pursue their passions. We’re always on the lookout for talented people to join our growing team.

Our services span collectible coins, trading cards, Funko Pops!, video games, event tickets, autographs, and memorabilia. Our subsidiaries include PSA, PCGS, WATA, Card Ladder, Goldin, and the Long Beach Expo collectibles trade show.

Since our founding in 1986, we have graded and authenticated millions of items. We employ more than 1,700 people across our headquarters in Santa Ana and offices in Jersey City, Seattle, Hong Kong, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

We're looking for an Inventory Control Specialist who will work out of The Collectors Vault and would be responsible for accurately and efficiently moving inventory through the facility to put them away into storage locations or pick packing and ship the inventory.

This role reports to our Manager of Operations at The Collectors Vault and will work out of our New Castle, DE office.

What You'll Do:

  • Conduct audits and cycle counts to verify accuracy of inventory records.
  • Investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies through root cause analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of regular inventory reports and summaries.
  • Assist in maintaining a well-organized and efficient vault layout.
  • Putaway inventory into storage locations and systemically locate the inventory.
  • Pack and Ship inventory following prescribed packing methods and generate shipping labels when needed.
  • Pick inventory from designated locations and stage for packing and shipping when needed.
  • Ability to identify if an item has been graded or not and catalog the item appropriately.
  • Conduct research when needed on items and communicate with Client Partners on potential additional services required and assess the condition of the item.

Who You Are:

  • 2+ years of experience working in a warehouse environment where you were focused on inventory control or cycle counts
  • Working knowledge of the collections hobby with specialized or detailed understanding of professional sports teams, players, entertainment, pop culture, and historical figures a plus
  • Common computer software: Microsoft Office, Google Documents, Internet
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines (Overtime needed depending on the auction cycle)
  • Organizational skill and attention to detail are essential
  • Strong time management skills required
  • Enthusiasm, a willingness to learn and adaptability
  • High School or equivalent education background

Hourly Rate: The reasonable estimated hourly rate for this position is $17. Actual compensation varies based on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including location, job level, prior experience and skill set.

Reasons To Join Us:

  • Health Insurance: All full-time employees are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401(K) Matching Plan: We are proud to offer a competitive 401k matching plan to our employees to support their future financial goals
  • Vacation: All full-time employees are eligible for paid vacation
  • Holiday Pay: All regular, full-time employees are eligible for ten company paid holidays
  • Employee Discounts: Employees receive discounts on select grading services for approved submissions
  • Flexible Hours: Many of our teams offer flexible schedules with varying shifts and will work with you to accommodate your needs
  • Fun Working Environment: Our team members are invited to participate in celebrations, holiday events, and team building activities
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We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We believe that a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills will better service the diverse community of collectors we support.

If you require an accommodation to apply or interview with us due to a disability or special need, please email [email protected].

If you are based in California, you can read information for California residents by viewing the following link: https://www.collectorsuniverse.com/ccpa

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