Inventory Control Manager



Working across departments this position will drive inventory accuracy to ensure:

  • Production lines are in constant supply of material with minimal loss in productivity or inventory.
  • Warehouse sales order pick lists are picked in full with no adjustments necessary

  • Responsibilities:

    • Drive the quality of ERP inventory transaction alignment to physical inventory movement.
    • Overall accountability for Inventory Control corporate metrics reporting
    • Create, run, prepare, and distribute metrics to internal/external stakeholders
    • Include commentary on key drivers of inventory changes.
    • Work with finance as needed
    • Acts as Subject Matter Expert and trainer for the organization on inventory processes and transactions within ERP system.
    • Lead cross-functional efforts to improve inventory control processes and procedures in support of the organization's goals and objectives based on exceptional customer service and operational excellence.
    • Responsible for driving Cycle Counting to demonstrate Inventory Accuracy without the need for annual Physical Inventories.

      Must drive company to meet key metrics in this area.

    • Drive and perform inventory discrepancy investigations/corrections to recover inventory and find, document, and eliminate root causes (i.e.

      BOM or consumption errors, transactional discipline, etc.).
    • Foster an environment of continuous improvement resulting in continually improving service levels to customers at a decreasing cost to the company.

    • Contribute sound advice and creative new ideas, concepts and approaches relative to inventory management.

    • Performs and ensures the accuracy and integrity of Daily Inventory Adjustments and coordinates write offs with accounting.

    • Travel as needed to company sites to perform inventory control processes.

    Job Requirements:

    • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills to lead resolution efforts focused on creating an exceptional customer experience
    • Self Motivated
    • In depth knowledge of root cause analysis and data logging
    • Investigative skills with ability to search until an answer is found
    • Demonstrated experience to:
      • Solve complicated problems, especially using advanced skills to compile/analyze data
      • Effectively communicate problem statements and escalate concerns
      • Present data and analyses in an organized, clear, and concise manner
    • Possess a continuous improvement mindset with a sense of urgency and excellence.

      • Work independently for extended periods of time
      • Work as a team and mentor peers
    • Ability to lead change at all levels and execute on strategic decisions
    • Comfortable working in a plant and warehouse environment
    • 3-5 years' relevant experience with inventory control, preferably within a production plant environment
    • 3+ years of experience with ERP systems supporting inventory control
    • Advanced computer skills including Excel for analyzing large data sets and PowerPoint for management presentation.

    • Ability to collaborate with other teams across the company in a process-driven, exception-based, time sensitive process to achieve results
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Motivated quick learner with a strong bias for action
    • Advanced Proficiency in MS Office applications

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