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Manager - Inventory

Company: WESCO
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Monitors and adjusts order review points (ORP) and economic order quantity (EOQ) levels and makes appropriate stocking decisions. Standardizes and maintains inventory attributes for purchasing and inventory systems and databases. Monitors and utilizes reports, inventory applications and processes to achieve and exceed expectations of fill rate and on-time delivery objectives. Creates, implements, and executes inventory optimization plans and programs to achieve working capital objectives for asset management. Rationalizes and standardizes supplier base within assigned locations to increase preferred supplier utilization, and increase purchasing leverage. Reviews on-time deliveries, supplier fill rates, and error reports to evaluate supplier performance. Works to obtain improved performance from suppliers as warranted. Uses reports, applications, and programs to monitor and maintain stocking levels, make stocking decisions, conduct branch shuffles, supplier returns of excess and inactive inventory, disposal of inactive inventory through established procedures and policies, and minimize inventory write-offs. Assists in recruitment, selection, training and coaching of personnel. Develops and trains employees in activities related to job function requirements, including purchasing procedures, PC knowledge, quality system, etc. Provides strong leadership to personnel to meet and exceed performance objectives, encourage professional development to ensure future growth and reduce turnover. Job Requirements EXPERIENCE: 3 years required, 5 years preferred of increasing responsibility in inventory management experience. EDUCATION: Bachelors' Degree in Supply Chain, or Business-related field required; Masters' Degree preferred.APICS or ISM certification preferred.Lean - Blue / White / Yellow preferred. SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of commonly used purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures.Strong interpersonal skills to demonstrate teamwork, leadership and flexibility while working with all levels of the organization.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to ensure completion.Strong mathematical, analytical, and computer skills.Strong time management skills.Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, and find solutions.Ability to explain and teach policies, procedures, and practices. Working Environment: General Office - Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. physical requirements: Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. mental requirements: Employee required to problem-solve. Employee required to communicate with the public.

Keywords: WESCO, Carol Stream , Manager - Inventory, Professions , Carol Stream, Illinois

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