Entry level position; responsible for maintaining accurate records of all inventories. Handle all paperwork and follows all procedures to meet this goal.
Verify all orders received and shipped and ensure that the orders are properly accounted for in the company’s records. Account for all defective or damaged products and follows with appropriate corrective action.
Manage and reconcile all cycle counts.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
Perform daily review of inventory and timely resolution of inventory, planning and supply chain issues.
Confirms production orders in a timely manner and monitors closure / completion schedule.
Reviews and reconciles inventory discrepancies related to production material inventory.
Determines the action required for open orders that affect inventory.
Plans and processes pack orders and re-grades with customer service and operations planning efforts.
Reconciles the schedule of materials for each work center and ensure the orders are complete and ready for production per schedule deadlines.
Performs and reconciles routine cycle counts with distribution team.
Communicates with suppliers as required for proof of delivery.
Conducts internal stock checks, requests external (vendor) stock checks as needed.
Reviews and reconciles expiry date issues, duplicate shipments, shipment overages, wrong good received, and no charge replacements.
Assesses orders that are not in the QSS system and resolves the system discrepancies between QSS and ERP as required.
Works with material purchasing to adjust forecast and replenishment strategies to optimize inventory investment.
Monitor and help resolve all material and capacity issues to achieve 100% on time delivery.
Recognize and initiate required bill of material (BOM) revisions to improve BOM accuracy; if problems are identified, expedite with the appropriate department to resolve the issue in a timely manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education / Training, Experience and Certifications)
High school completion or equivalent (GED); Bachelor’s degree preferred
3-5 years working in warehouse or inventory control related field
Inventory or Accounting background or similar work experiences a plus
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
Proficient in MS office suite (Excel, Access, Word), Demonstrated ability to analyze large data sets
Strong analytical skills
Organization and time management skills are critical as well as ability to multi-task
Requires knowledge of inventory management procedures and general warehousing terminology and practices
Interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal are important
Accuracy and thoroughness required with great attention to detail
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.
Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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