[The Inventory Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of inventory movement, from receiving raw materials, to production consumption and final shipment of finished goods. This individual will work closely with key partners to manage inventory levels, maintain accurate ERP data, and facilitate a fluid and comprehensive flow of operations.]
- Direct/supervise the activities of all contributors to inventory movements and activity in manufacturing environment (purchasing, receiving, production, shipping, and other non-production activities).
- Maintain ERP configurations and sequences needed to transact inventory movements (vendors, stock items, warehouses, workcenters, BOMs, outside processing, etc.).
- Lead efforts to regularly verify inventory, identify errors and root causes, and implement systematic improvements.
- Enforce inventory controls and procedures for proper handling of all inventory inflows / outflows, and a streamlined workflow environment.
- Ensure inventory activity is captured accurately and on time, including inventory adjustments to capture non-production usage and to correct for inaccuracies.
- Coordinate inventory counts and reconcile quantity variances for a clean hand-off to finance team.
- Develop knowledge of inventory activity and availability to track key measurements inform the business for critical supply and planning needs.
- Grow with the business - develop processes and identify solutions that facilitate company growth while fitting within the overall system of inventory management.
- Other duties and projects, as needed.
- Minimum 3-5 years inventory management role in a production / manufacturing environment.
- Strong understanding of all inventory inflows and outflows, manufacturing processes, and reconciling ERP inventory activity vs physical count in a complex lot-tracking environment.
- Data management and analytical skills - ERP data maintenance, inventory queries, Excel formulas.
- Leadership - provide feedback and direction, drive controls.
- Problem-solving – implement solutions, learn tools and skills, overcome challenges.
This position does [not] have supervisory responsibilities.