Job Title:  Inventory Manager

Required Industry Experience:  6-10 years    

Compensation Package:  DOQ  

Area: Western Suburb    

Status:  Direct Hire

Job #:  1615

Job Summary:  Fast growing company has an opening for a highly motivates individual. This will involve creating processes and inventory strategies designed to meet goals and improve efficiency. Negotiate with freight companies. Manage inventory at local sites including preforming physical inventories at 3rd party warehouses. Need a strong understanding of reverse supply chains. Keep records updates. Need to be able to work one Saturday per quarter.  NO REPORTS.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement new inventory processes and best practices
  • Manage inventory at 3rd party warehouses
  • Negotiate for freight and labor
  • Hold vendors and 3PLS accountable
  • Communicate inventory issues and levels to other internal departments

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, logistics or related
  • 6-10 years of inventory management experience including negotiation
  • Experience creating and implementing inventory best practices
  • Excellent ERP experience especially Oracle  as well as strong Excel experience
  • Understanding of reverse Supply Chain
  • Good financial acumen and understanding of numbers
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to work independently.  

Keywords: Inventory, Inventory Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Purchasing, Commodity Manager, ERP, MRP, Supply Chain, Continuous Improvement, APICS, ISM