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Inventory Control Specialist

companyChemence
locationAlpharetta, GA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Summary:

As an Inventory Control Specialist in the Supply Chain group, you will be responsible for maintaining accurate inventory records, conducting cycle counts, and identifying and resolving inventory discrepancies. You will play a crucial role in managing inventory adjustments, monitoring aged and expiring inventory, and analyzing work-in-progress (WIP) reports. Your meticulous attention to detail will contribute to reducing inventory variance and optimizing our supply chain operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cycle Counting:
    • Plan and conduct regular cycle counts (A, B, C) to ensure inventory accuracy.
    • Investigate and resolve discrepancies identified during cycle counts.
    • Collaborate with other teams to address recurring discrepancies and develop corrective actions.
  • Inventory Adjustments in D365:
  • Perform inventory adjustments in Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory transactions in D365.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure proper documentation and reporting of adjustments.
  • Aged Inventory Management:
  • Monitor and report on aged inventory, identifying items with low turnover rates.
  • Work with procurement and sales teams to develop strategies for reducing aged inventory.
  • Expiring Batches:
  • Track inventory with expiration dates, ensuring proper rotation and timely usage.
  • Alert stakeholders about batches nearing expiration and coordinate actions to minimize losses.
  • WIP Report Analysis:
  • Review work-in-progress (WIP) reports to track production and inventory status.
  • Identify potential issues or bottlenecks in WIP and collaborate with production teams to address them.
  • Inventory Variance Analysis:
  • Analyze inventory variances to identify root causes and implement corrective actions.
  • Develop and maintain inventory control metrics to track and improve performance.
  • Assesses inventory reports and order patterns to identify items projected order quantities.
  • Provides inventory reports to VP of Supply Chain.
  • Operates forklift truck when necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as requested.

Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field preferred.
  • Forklift operator certification preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in inventory control or supply chain roles.
  • Experience with computerized inventory systems required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) or other enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems preferred.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills with warehouse workers, purchasing department, and outside vendors.
  • Basic understanding of inventory control procedures.
  • Proficient keyboarding skills.
  • Extremely organized and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to develop professional relationships with outside vendors.
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Language Skills:

  • English required, bilingual (Spanish) a plus.
  • Reasonable accommodation can be made, up to and including translation services.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer, or standing and walking throughout a warehouse environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to navigate warehouse and reach items both high and low.

Work Environment:

  • Non-temperature-controlled warehouse, non-temperature-controlled production floor, temperature-controlled office.
  • Must be able to work in an environment with variable noise levels.
  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing setting with exposure to various product-related chemicals.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  • Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

AAP/EEO Statement:

CHEMENCE® provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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