Inventory Control Specialist

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Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Round Mountain, Nevada, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Round Mountain is an open-pit mine located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world. The mine uses conventional open-pit mining methods and processes ore by mill and heap leach.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Warehouse Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for Inventory Optimization, Cyclic Inventory and Provide Inventory Reports as requested. Office, warehouse and outside work are involved with this position while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Direct the performance of continuous daily inventory cycle counts and reconciliation of Heavy Equipment Tires and Mill Reagents.
  2. Review, reconcile, and report discrepancies.
  3. Provide necessary information to the Inventory Analyst to ensure continuous improvement within the Warehouse stocking process.
  4. Bin-location management.
  5. Maintain accurate data
  6. Work with your Supervisor directly to review efficiencies that may be created.
  7. Forge integrated relationships with internal customers to drive organizational improvements and progress Supply Chain Management’s contribution and impact to the mine operation.
  8. Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
  9. Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
  10. Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  11. Works without risk or harm to self and others.
  12. Punctuality and regular attendance required.
  13. Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
  14. Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

  1. This position is responsible for maintaining effective utilization of RMGC inventory materials.
  2. Ability to analyze situations makes logical decisions and choose best course of action.
  3. Preferably have a minimum of 3-5 years of warehouse or inventory control experience.
  4. Working knowledge of JDE or similar MRO system is desirable.
  5. Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. Working knowledge and skill with word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
  7. Strong verbal, written, analytical skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  8. Ability to work independently and manage one’s time effectively.
  9. Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.
  10. Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
  11. Requires valid driver’s license.


Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.


Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

    Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.

  • External Engagement

    Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.

  • Business Focus

    Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.

  • Living the Kinross Values

    Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles.


This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationships

Reporting Relationships
• Typically reports into a Corporate / Operations  Manager / Director

Career Framework and Level

Accountability (P1)

Knowledge (P1)

Leadership (P1)

Complexity (P1)

Impact (P1)

Legislative Requirements

Language Requirements

Travel Requirements


Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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