Inventory Control Supervisor

Come join the Born Primitive Team as the Inventory Control Supervisor!


  • Hiring: Inventory Control Supervisor
  • Company: Born Primitive (
  • Location: Virginia Beach, VA
  • Position: Full-Time
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Occasional Holidays required


As an active duty owned-and-operated company, we’re proud of our Country and what it stands for. We pride ourselves on making apparel that is of the highest quality, comfort, and functionality for all athletes.  


The Inventory Control Supervisor will oversee all incoming shipments and personnel responsible for handling inventory. You will maintain accurate records of incoming inventory and contact suppliers with discrepancies. Through digital and manual counting you will identify discrepancies within inventory reports, research and correct, and provide reports to the Supply Chain Manager and Inventory Control Manager for review.

Essential Job Functions:

(Inventory Control Supervisor will spend most of each shift on these essential duties)

  • Verify all inbound inventory shipments for accuracy, inspecting product quality upon arrival:
  • Oversee all paperwork and maintain accurate corresponding files
  • Ensure all new products being added to storage units are being documented on excel tracker
  • Maintain accurate placement & record of inventory code
  • Contact Born Primitive’s Suppliers for updates on incoming shipment arrival dates, including taking note of any transportation delays that could impact product launch dates. This includes monitoring incoming shipments to ensure proper space and staffing
  • Manage restock board to ensure products are being found and orders going out in a timely manner
    • Perform final search for all inventory that cannot be found and manually remove inventory from Shopify if unable to locate
  • Assist Inventory Control Manager with leading a team of Inventory Control Associates who will assist with inventory counting:
    • Delegate tasks such as which shipments to count in which order, which products will be kept on site, retrieval of products from other units to restock shelves, setting aside products to add to safety stock inventory, etc.
    • Coordinate product restocks and consolidations, including replacement of backstock on low inventory.
    • Assist Inventory Control Manager with monitoring performance of Inventory Control Associates to ensure policies and procedures are being followed
  • Coordinate with Warehouse Manager #2 on incoming Custom Apparel shipments & inventory changes:
    • Delegate team to count custom apparel gear before and after printing
    • Help coordinate transportation to print shops for graphic and custom jobs
  • Liaise with multiple departments to maximize accuracy and efficiencies within the warehouse regarding inventory or Supplier updates
  • Assist with physically unloading incoming shipments from mail truck. Incoming packages may weigh anywhere from 2-50lbs. Required to lift up to 50lbs
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment by performing standard housekeeping such as sweeping, mopping, trash removal, and sanitizing equipment regularly
  • Create and maintain a quality, professional work environment. Maintain a positive relationship with all co-workers and colleagues
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of products to prevent inventory discrepancies
  • Adhere to all company policies, guidelines, and safety procedures

(This job description is not intended to provide a complete and comprehensive list of all job duties, requirements and responsibilities. Instead, it is provided as a general overview of the expectations for the position)

Minimum Qualifications:

Certifications/Licenses Required: N/A

  • 1-2 years supervisor experience (strongly preferred)
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Comfortable standing, bending, stooping, and walking for long periods of time
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and remain flexible to constant changes
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with a team
  • Must be able to work in various temperatures, hot or cold

How You Will Be Rewarded:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including Christmas Eve - New Years Day Off
  • Sick Time Off
  • Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, including Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Retirement 401K
  • Clothing Stipend
  • Born Primitive Free Gym Membership (once built)