Inventory Coordinator

Long Island City, NY, US

Beacon Building Products, Inc. is a vibrant and fast-paced environment where self-motivation, passion and resourcefulness are rewarded.  

We are one of the largest distributors of residential and non-residential roofing and complementary building products in North America. Beacon currently has 589 locations in 50 US states and 6 Canadian provinces and more than 8500 employees. We are known throughout the building supply industry for having the best team, integrity, exceptional service and quality building products. 

 We are currently seeking an Inventory Coordinator to make certain that inventory is correct and purchasing is fluid. We offer competitive pay and comprehensive benefits.  

If you are organized and have great attention to detail, you’ll do great in this role. 

 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate the control of building material inventory in the branch office 

  • Assist Supervisor on purchasing of smaller volume items (i.e. Showroom items) 

  • Perform physical inventories 

  • Coordinate / perform cycle counts and the tracking of non-stock, slow moving and dead inventory 

  • Assist with an exit plan on slow moving inventory items 

  • Responsible for receiving all purchase orders   

  • Work closely with the sales force and others in the branch  

  • Reconcile inventory and investigate any discrepancies found in counts 

  • Equally share in the responsibility of answering the branch phones 

  • Responsible for proper bin locating and maintaining all item codes in the Trend system  

  • Assist in maintaining the open purchase order and transfer reports 

  • Process and enter into Trend all returned materials for A/R accounts 

Professional Skills: 

  • Ability to work independently 

  • Detail oriented 

  • Verbal and written communication skills 

  • Adept at working with urgency and deadlines 

  • Able to multi-task and to prioritize 

  • Follow-up skills 

  • Analytical skills 


  • Must have excellent ability and previous experience reconciling inventory and investigating any discrepancies 

  • Experience working with high volume of product movement both in and out of the building 

  • Experience troubleshooting issues 

  • Warehouse background and shipping / receiving experience 

Experience with cycle counts, physical inventory and bin locating 

Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City