Inventory Controller

This position is based at our Hampton Farms location in Springfield, MA.

The Company

Hampton Farms is the leading In-Shell Peanut Company in the US. We are also a leading producer of other types of nuts and nut butters for the retail and commercial markets. You can find our product in most grocery stores and major league baseball stadiums. We distribute under the Hampton Farms brand and are also a leading private label manufacturer.

Job Purpose

Inventory Controller responsibilities include counting and balancing merchandise, making price lists of products in stock by scanning them with a bar code reader/writer. You will also identify any discrepancies or losses at the end of business operations each week.

Ultimately, you will be responsible for tracking all inventory to ensure our company maintains proper inventory levels for products, equipment and supplies as needed. This position will report to the Plant Manager.

Regulatory Responsibilities:

  • Awareness in the role to ensure inventory is accurate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Tracking inventory maintenance.
  • Controlling flows of equipment and supplies.
  • Reporting to management and advising on process improvements.
  • Evaluating and managing stock rotation procedures.
  • Managing multiple projects at one time in an effective and timely manner.
  • Maintaining inventory storage space in the store’s warehouse.
  • Planning warehouse space usage.
  • Placing inventory restock orders.
  • Communicating with management about any inventory issues.
  • Work with management if products are missing or damaged within a shipment.
  • Able to problem solve and produce ways to improve overall efficiency and overcome inventory problems.
  • Assist as needed in the warehouse.

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Proven work experience as an Inventory Controller or similar role
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Working knowledge of working with a database, and spreadsheet software

Physical Demands

  • Requires the ability to use computer-based tools for planning and analysis on a frequent basis.
  • Flexible to work different shifts and time to maintain an accurate physical inventory
  • Requires the ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing with managers and colleagues.


  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity


  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

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