Inventory Control Agent

Inventory Control Agent

  • Full Time
  • Devens

Website MassDevelopment

Inventory Control Agent

About MassDevelopment:

MassDevelopment, the state’s development finance agency and land bank, works with businesses, nonprofits, banks, and communities to stimulate economic growth. Through these collaborations we help create jobs, increase the number of housing units, revitalize urban environments, and address factors limiting growth including transportation, energy, and infrastructure deficiencies.

MassDevelopment is committed to achieving three goals: stimulating business, driving economic growth, and helping communities across Massachusetts, all through the lens of access, diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to provide a work environment that celebrates difference and is free of implicit and explicit bias; an environment that recognizes the thoughts and contributions of every colleague as crucial to our collective success. 

Job Location: Devens

About Devens:

Set in Central Massachusetts, Devens is a 4,400-acre self-contained, growing community. Bordering the beautiful Nashua River, Devens is a carefully planned environment where residential neighborhoods and open space coexist with a diverse business community. Managed by MassDevelopment, Devens has been recognized as a national model for military base reuse. For more information about Devens, please visit 

Reports to: Department of Public Works & Recreation (DPW) Director
Job Summary:

The Inventory Control Agent oversees all property and equipment purchase functions within the Devens Department of Public Works including contract administration, procurement, maintenance records management, and other duties as assigned in support of the department operations.


  • Develop inventory controls for all property owned by MassDevelopment.
  • Count material, equipment, merchandise, or supplies in stock and post totals to inventory records.
  • Prepare reports such as inventory balance, price lists, and shortages.
  • Stock and issue materials, equipment, and supplies.
  • Compile data from sources such as contracts, purchase orders, invoices, requisitions, and accounting reports to maintain inventory, purchasing, shipping, or other records.
  • Create assets and parts in Work Order System.
  • Compare nomenclature, stock numbers, authorized substitutes, and other listed information with catalogs, manuals, parts lists, and similar references to verify accuracy of requisitions and shipping orders.
  • Keep an up-to-date library of catalogs, brochures, current price lists, and supply information.
  • Communicate with vendors to obtain price quotes and delivery information.
  • Provide tracking of all purchases to ensure we work within allocated operating and capital budgets.
  • Comply with warehouse environment safety rules and regulations, and attend internal and outside safety seminars and courses, as applicable.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 5 years related experience, or a combination of training and experience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Positive customer-centric focus, with ability to effectively interact with the public.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Working knowledge of inventory control software programs.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Valid state-issued driver’s license.
  • Valid Massachusetts Class 1C, Hoisting Engineers license, or ability to obtain within six months of employment.
  • CDL license a plus.
  • Massachusetts Class 2A, Hoisting Engineers license a plus.
  • Bilingual a plus.


MassDevelopment offers a robust and generous benefits package. In addition to standard benefits, highlights include:

Student Loan Reimbursement 
Tuition reimbursement
Premium Medical and Dental Coverage
Generous employer Contributions to Retirement Savings Plans7.5% employer contribution into a 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan 
457(b) with employer match of up to 5%
Fitness/Wellness Reimbursement
Transportation support
Charitable giving matching gifts

MassDevelopment’s commitment to access, diversity, equity, and inclusion means we welcome individuals of all abilities, ages, education backgrounds, ethnicities, family statuses, gender identities, genders, genetic information, languages, marital status, military experiences, political views, pregnancy, religions, sexual orientations, socioeconomic statuses, and work experiences. We encourage applicants from diverse lived experiences to apply.

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