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Inventory Control Analyst

Columbus, OH

Position Summary:

The Inventory Control Analyst planning/ordering and analyzing Branch inventory levels, including, but not limited to; interbranch orders, manufacturing work orders and vendor provided products. Also, serve as backup to Master Scheduler for scheduling of stamping presses.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
50% Responsible for planning/ordering and analyzing Branch inventory levels, including, but not limited to; interbranch orders, manufacturing work orders and vendor provided products. Evaluate product stock status, minimum quantities, and forecasting. Ensure Item Master is maintained timely and correctly. Also, serve as backup to Master Scheduler for scheduling of stamping presses.
20% Demonstrate root-cause analysis by analyzing sales trends and changes, inventory turns, inventory control and warehouse capacity. Establish daily production priorities for customer demands consistent with master scheduling requirements, material needs, inventory objectives and service level goals. Perform regular analysis and report on production status and activities, and create daily reports to identify and address issues for minimal disruption to production activities
20% Streamline interdepartmental information and communication; Must interface with inside/outside sales, production, shipping/receiving, purchasing, rep warehouses and inventory control from all branches. Work with purchasing to ensure on-time delivery of raw materials in accordance to MRP schedules. Work as a team player with operations, procurement and technical personnel to address production demands and resolve issues.
10% Process improvement and lean - Establish new processes as needed to ensure orders are fulfilled timely and efficiently.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Required High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Preferred Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience:

Years Type of Experience
2 years Inventory planning experience, with demonstrated ability to analyze sales trends, inventory turns and warehouse capacity or equivalent combination of education and training.
1 year Lean experience in an inventory planning role, preferred.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Accountability & Dependability Meets commitments, works independently, accepts ownership of projects and outcomes, takes personal responsibility and sets objectives/standards, stays focused under pressure, meets attendance/punctuality requirements, shows a sense of urgency about getting results.
Attention to Detail Is attentive to detail and accuracy, performs quality work, continuously looks for improvements, finds root cause of problems, owns/acts on problems, seeks opportunities to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
Problem Solving Ability to make decision and take action. Able to proactively identify problems and implement solutions.
Prioritization Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment, and ensure timely completion of responsibilities.
Self-Management/Prioritization Prioritize tasks and activities based on the contribution they make to the department and company’s objectives.
Technical Working knowledge of Excel, pivot tables, v lookups, queries, and MS Office.
SST Inventory Policy Knowledge Maintains a working knowledge and complies with all company policies and procedures
Interpersonal Skills Work well with others and manage stress effectively. Display initiative and adaptability. Present ideas in an effective manner and use negotiation skill and diplomacy as needed.

This full-time, exempt position is located in Columbus, Ohio.

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Columbuscareers@strongtie.com

Job posted: 1/12/2018

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.