Inventory Analyst

The Inventory Analyst will come from a manufacturing background with operational experience, scheduling experience, demand planning experience, and experience with continuous improvement and lean improvement. Must be high analytical, excellent with numbers and expert in Excel.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:
* Review, analyze, and coordinate effective utilization of raw material and production facilities/teams to meet customer demand. Ensure optimal inventory levels are held to meet current and upcoming customer demand.
* Work with management to develop improvement plans, including identifying opportunities for cost reduction, increasing productivity, or improving quality of products or services
* Schedule and direct Production Planning Meetings and track production performance to schedule minimizing overtime and maximizing plant yields. Notifies operations team of capacity issues; makes recommendations on staffing, outsourcing, overtime, and other capacity increasing tactics.
* Lead efforts to utilize current and new raw materials sources providing both short- and long-term solutions.
* Develop and maintain countermeasures to address root causes of customer service-related issues. Engage Sales, Operations and Customer Service if there is a supply chain breakdown or production issue that precludes meeting the customer requirement.
* Develop and improve Operational processes utilizing Lean process improvement and projects.
* Direct communication with customers regarding shipping schedules, availability, product data, specification sheets and freight.
* Provides Operational Key Performance Indicator Metrics as required daily/weekly/monthly

Required Experience

* Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited Institute (preferably in Materials Management) OR
* 5+ years of planning, production, and materials leadership experience
* Experience leading Continuous Improvement initiatives
* Experience in an MRP & ERP environment
* Proficient with basic functions in MS Office – Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
* Willing and able to travel 25% – 50% of the time
* Ability to manage multiple priorities accurately, effectively and efficiently

Preferred Experience

• Previous Production/Inventory Planning, Logistics and Continuous improvement leadership experience • Training or Certification in: Lean, Six Sigma, or QRM (Quick Response Manufacturing) • Experience with queries and databases (Microsoft Access, SQL, Oracle)

Post Date

Job Type

Full Time

Location Type

Hybrid

Location

Mechanicsburg

Salary Range

$70,000 - $80,000

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