The Inventory Specialist will be the primary resource for inventory control functions as a part of the Operations Reporting department. The primary responsibilities of this role will be to analyze inventory flow within the ERP systems, manage cycle counts, make inventory adjustments as necessary, and to help identify areas in need of improvement and determine root causes. The Inventory Specialist will also be cross trained in all duties of the Operations Reporting department and will be able to contribute in these functions as needed.
This job description does not describe all activities, duties, responsibilities or physical demands that are required of the employee for this job. Likewise, the work environment described is merely representative. Duties, responsibilities, activities, physical demands and work environment may change at any time, with or without notice.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accurate and timely entry of production information into an ERP system.
Questioning missing and inaccurate information.
Audit inventory information gathered from the ERP system.
Understanding the flow of inventory through the company and ability to determine the correct transactions to make.
Conduct and mange cycle counts.
Evaluate specific facets of inventory reporting within the plant to determine weakness in processes or compliance.
Assist with special projects as needed.
Cross train with other team members to fill as needed.
Spot check specific items as requested.
Other tasks and duties as assigned by the Operations Reporting Manager.
EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND PROFICIENCIES: A High School diploma or equivalent is required. An Associate or Bachelor degree in the accounting field is preferred.One or more years of administrative experience is required. The candidate must also have strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, and the willingness to learn other software packages as required. The candidate must be organized, detail oriented, and able to plan and manage daily work flow while working in a team-oriented environment. The ability to follow various documented instructions and procedures, as well as be able to communicate effectively and interact within all levels of the organization is required. Previous inventory control experience and/or experience with ERP systems is preferred. The candidate must have the ability to perform mathematical operations with both standard and metric units of measurments.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the essential duties of this job the employee is regularly working on the production floor. The work environment requires the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The employee will experience exposure to noise, dust, heat and cold on a regular basis and is exposed to machine and tool hazards that require care and attention to safety rules and standards.
EEO STATEMENT: OGI is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.