Supply Chain Associate/ Inventory Control Analyst

SUMMARY:

The Inventory Control Analyst is an essential position that will ensure implementation and monitoring procedures are in place to properly control inventory in all warehouse locations. The position will assist management in the development and implementation of a formal program to audit all areas related to inventory movement for integrity and accuracy. This individual will lead the cycle counts program to identify and eliminate any problems found in daily cycle counts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.  

  • Ensure the quality, consistency and accuracy of FHC inventory transactions in all areas.
  • Manage all aspects of FHC’s Cycle Count Program at FHC Bowdoin.
  • Pick material required and deliver to production floor with high accuracy. Oversee other individuals picking materials when necessary.
  • Record into the ERP system daily supply items used for production.
  • Have a good working knowledge of the company’s ERP system in relation to inventory management and aid others with system transactions.
  • Perform daily cycle counts in the stock and LS locations and use the ERP system to research and determine the cause of any variance. 
  • Maintain appropriate inventory balances, anticipate the needs of the company and alert the buyer when items are needed *using pre-set reorder quantities. Alert production of “make” shortages.
  • Perform a weekly review of jobs partially kitted and identify what is missing and report to Material Management Coordinator and Production Manager.
  • Verify material received into the stockroom against the ERP system for current on-hand quantities, bringing variances to the attention of Materials Management Coordinator for adjustment.
  • Receive incoming items daily
  • Ship outgoing items daily
  • Perform daily area cleaning tasks before end of shift
  • Make recommendations for change and/or improvements to processes with rationale for the recommendation.
  • Collaborate with finance to update and maintain FHC’s excess and obsolete inventory.

COLLATERAL DUTIES:

  • Maintain a positive attitude and a passion for excellence in customer service and for promoting the well-being of the company, its products and its employees.
  • Enthusiastic participation in company sponsored or other community events will be considered in performance reviews.
  • 0-15% travel required

QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Strong organizational skills; detail oriented.
  • Process as well as transaction oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient keyboarding skills.
  • Good math skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • ERP system experience strongly desired.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Fluent use of the English language (speaking and reading). 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors or Associates Degree in business related field or Inventory/Logistics management from an accredited liberal arts or technical institution preferred and/or 3+ years experience in supply chain.  Experience working at a medical device or food manufacturer preferred.

SALARY: 

Based on experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands and fingers to handle or feel.  The employee is regularly required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move various sized cartons/packages typically weighing less than 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the professional, smoke-free work environment is usually moderate.  Shipping and receiving operates in a warehouse type atmosphere.