Becoming the leader in the fire and security industry takes talent—yours. We are looking for an Shipping/Receiving/Warehouse Assistant in the Columbus, OH area to join our best of the best team as we drive the industry forward and pursue excellence in everything we do. If you’re up to the challenge, we want to talk to you. 

At Koorsen, we don’t provide jobs, we provide careers. A career at Koorsen includes competitive pay, a great health package, an annual bonus program, life insurance, continuous learning offerings, matching 401k, paid holidays, generous PTO, tuition reimbursement, career growth opportunities, and much more. 

Whether you are taking your first step or your next step, you’ll find that a career at Koorsen Fire & Security is a rewarding, exciting, empowering, friendly, and inspiring time. While the Koorsen Fire & Security family has grown by leaps and bounds from its humble beginnings in 1946, it is still very much a family. Join the family today and help us continue to grow stronger and better every day.


Job Summary

The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for the effective management of all inventories on trucks and in the stockroom located at the branch locations of Koorsen Fire & Security, Inc. Must maintain accurate inventory levels and ensures inventory is available and ready for use to help ensure customers receive outstanding customer service. 

Hourly wage of $19/hour


  •  Shipping and Receiving
    • Receive delivered inventory, confirm that goods match purchase order specifications of quantity, condition, model number, etc. and complete all necessary paperwork for items received.
    • Resolve any freight error or damage claims in a timely manner.
    • Prepare shipping documents and schedule freight pick-ups as required.
    • Prepare returns and other items for shipment following established procedures for packaging.
    • Prepare kits for shipping to customers and field technicians
    • Maintain warehouse cleanliness.
  • Inventory Control
    • Monitor, analyze, and maintain Minimum and Maximum (M/M) levels in all trucks and the stockroom located at the branch office.
    • Maintain acceptable and accurate inventory levels, report shortages, overages and all inventory levels and replenish according to set standards.
    • Work with branch to return overstock inventory from their trucks to the branch stockrooms.
    • Work with vendors and corporate purchasing to maintain inventory in the branch warehouse
  • Other 

    • Organize and maintain warehouse and inventory areas for efficient material storage and handling; maintain labeling systems and stock inventory shelving with stock items. 
    • Operate indoor and/or outdoor forklifts, and other necessary vehicles and equipment, to properly handle materials being received, issued, stocked, etc.
    • Prepare parts lists using Excel, v-lookups, etc.
    • Maintain the uniform program with both supplier and employees.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year of inventory or warehouse experience
  • Minimum 1 year of Microsoft Excel experience
  • Sit down forklift experience 


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Attention to detail and time management is and strong organization skills is a MUST
  • Excellent communication and telephone skills
  • Great written communications skills
  • Ability to read and interpret information from various sources
  • Strong mathematical aptitude
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend acceptable business English.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software products
  • Must be able to obtain any required OSHA lift certification.
  • Valid driver’s licenses with acceptable driving record
  • The ability to pass a background check


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Service Technician Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use eye, hand and foot coordination, talk or hear, see.  The employee frequently is required to walk, lift, reach, handle, grasp, use repetitive motions, handle, and grasp.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, carry push, pull climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, feel, and talk.  

Must be able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds, carry 30-50 pounds repeatedly, push and pull greater than 50 pounds and climb a ladder reaching a height of at least 12 feet.


The employee will be exposed to outside weather conditions, temperature changes, loud noises and medium physical work exertion 2 to 5 hours per day. 

HIRING PROCESS (in addition to an interview):

  1. New hires must complete the I-9 Verification form within 3 days of hire. This form is required by the U.S. Department of Justice and Immigration and Immigration and Naturalization Services and is used to verify your identity and right to work in the United States. In addition, we verify employment eligibility via E-Verify. B
  2. Background checks with criminal courts, state and county repositories of criminal records, and the Department of Motor Vehicles are required for all Positions.
  3. Tests for Evidence of Substance Abuse by way of urinalysis tests are required if this application results in an offer of employment.

Job Location:

727 Manor Park Drive
Columbus, OH 43228
United States 


Shipping / Receiving / Warehouse Assistant – Columbus, OH

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