Inventory Manager

Location: Enfield, NC

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Company Overview

Driven by a passion for logistics

AEL-Span, LLC is a supplier of Integrated Customized Warehousing, Logistics and Transportation solutions for the Automotive, Electronics, and Consumer Goods industry. We provide a variety of global supply chain services and value added solutions with a focus on client satisfaction.

We provide inbound-to-plant just in time logistics services for the automotive manufacturing industry.
 

Job Summary

As a progressive and rapidly growing Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider, we are seeking an experienced Inventory Manager to manage, develop and maintain the inventory programs in our facility in Enfield, North Carolina.  We are looking for someone who shares our philosophy of Excellence through Passion in a 24/7 operation comprised of over 50,000 part numbers.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for overseeing the inventory management process, defining departmental strategies for reporting inventory levels and ensuring inventory accuracy.

  • Ensure inventory accuracy as required and oversee explanations and adjudications of issues and discrepancies. Maintain high standards in inventory accuracy.

 

  • Oversee team of inventory auditors / clerks who cycle count, adjust, and report inventory problems and accuracy. Support them with in depth data analysis for root cause when needed.
  • Develop and maintain a culture to promote API (Annual Physical Inventory) exemptions.
  • Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures.
  • Work with the customer to help ensure product stock is adequate and can cover demand.
  • Analyze data when needed to report trends, anticipate future problems, and provide decision support.
  • Working with the site management, account manager, and customer representative, develop Business KPIs and monitor all Business KPI’s.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of all KPIs and metrics.
  • Work with CI/Quality team to ensure Functional Excellence within business processes. Report on process failure trends.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must possess an in depth knowledge of Oracle 11i and comparable WMS Systems.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education/experience in Inventory Management.
  • SQL writing capabilities
  • Minimum 2 - 5 years inventory management experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred.
  • Strong data analytical/problem solving skills.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact and build relationships within all levels of the organization
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, RX, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

Screening Requirements: Drug screen and Criminal Background Check

This information is a brief job summary for recruiting purposes only and does not constitute the entire job description, duties or requirements for this position.
 
AEL-SPAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and a drug free workplace.
 

Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, gender, age, national origin, color, religion, disability, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, or other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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