JOB SUMMARY:

To maintain computerized records of inventory and follow proper ordering procedures to maintain “just-in-time” inventory levels as established.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual physical inventory as well as reconciling inventory discrepancies.
• Maintain communications with internal customers, including process engineers, technicians, purchasing, and finance.
• Manage all company shipping and receiving to include transacting receipts into Enterprise system (Epicor/Odoo).
• Receive shipments and play an integral role in preparing and processing physical inventory and routine cycle counts.
• Manage all 3PL’s, primary contact to outside services in tracking incoming receipts and outgoing shipments.
• Experience processing Domestic and International Shipment Customs forms and following Harmonized Tariff   regulations.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Accurately maintains computer records of all goods received and shipments made on a daily basis. Gives inventory reports to purchasing and inventory control manager.
  • Places orders with suppliers up to authorization limits when the established “low” point is reached.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with vendors.  Tries to establish two sources for frequently purchased items.
  • Studies regular inventory reports to determine which items can be scheduled for regular delivery in order to reduce the necessity for special orders.
  • Conducts frequent partial physical inventory audits to verify accuracy of computer records; conducts a complete physical inventory count annually.
  • Maintains a computerized inventory system and, under direction of the purchasing and inventory control manager, may upgrade the software from time to time.
  • Participates with the manager in determining purchase requirements for blanket orders.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • May operate a forklift truck when there are staffing problems.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High school diploma, equivalency certificate, or proof of sufficient skills to fulfill essential functions.
  • Secondary Education completed or in-progress is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of inventory control procedures.
  • Proficiency in keyboarding and experience with computerized inventory systems.
  • Skill in organizing work efficiently and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Skill in communicating with warehouse workers, the purchasing department, and with outside vendors.
  • Previous certification as a forklift operator desirable but not required.
  • Logistics experience required.