Inventory Control Specialist (Oahu)

Jan 15 2022
Job Description

At HFA, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment and partnership. We are a locally owned food distributor, in business nearly 20 years that specializes in highly perishable foods sourced locally and from the West Coast United States.  HFA services clubs, grocers, retailers and convenience stores throughout the Hawaiian Islands. We offer free healthcare for our Team Members (and partial subsidy for family members).

HFA is seeking an Inventory Control Specialist to join our team on Oahu.  The ideal candidate pays very close attention to detail and thrives in a complex and fast-paced warehouse environment. Become our newest team member!


  • Monitors and updates master schedule to reflect inventory turnover, stocking decisions, and administrative controls.
  • Maintains and updates inventory system.
  • Works closely with Manager to control flow of supplies.
  • Executes loss mitigation processes and protocols.
  • Assists with annual inventory counts including pre-counts.
  • Addresses daily stock load discrepancies.
  • Performs cycle counts.
  • Addresses any problems, obstacles or challenges.
  • Operates forklift truck when necessary
  • Follows all existing company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as requested in a diligent and conscientious manner.
  • Ability to work in a cold environment for long periods of time


  • Demonstrates the ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions and solve problems immediately.
  • Shows the ability to work well under pressure, such as when inventory deliveries or shipments become late or forgotten.
  • Possesses effective written and verbal communication skills; displays reading comprehension skills.
  • Exhibits the ability to work well with others and maintain organization between cross-related departments.
  • Displays the ability to multitask and handle multiple issues at the same time without stress.
  • Displays positive attitude and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrates critical knowledge & skills including tools, software applications, language, etc.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office computer applications.
  • Able to work flexible hours and shifts, including weekends, nights and holidays as required by the needs of the business.
  • Minimum 3 years of inventory experience in wholesale distribution or warehousing.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.


  • Competitive Pay
  • On the Job Training
  • Free Healthcare
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid every Friday
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Weekly Food Giveaway
  • Employee Discounts (e.g. Gym membership, Cellular service, Legal Assistance plan)

In case you were wondering, here’s a little bit about HFA:   We provide the staples (e.g., baked goods, fresh milk & eggs) and a variety of quality products to our customers throughout Hawaii - the leading clubs, grocers and retailers.  Come join our company and keep Hawaii fed.

HFA has a dedicated Health Team and is committed to a safe and healthy work environment. We continuously monitor the evolving and dynamic threat posed by COVID and its variants and make policy and operational adjustments accordingly in an effort to protect your health and wellbeing.