Inventory Control Manager

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
Base salary plus 25% bonus potential and excellent benefits
Aug 31, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

DHL is proud to manage the distribution and transportation services for local customer, Mills Fleet Farm

Responsible for overseeing all aspects of inventory control, warehouse slotting efforts and inventory personnel for the 1.1 M sq ft. Manhattan WMOS facility. 

Analyze physical inventory, establish and maintain inventory discrepancy investigations, oversee warehouse slotting and generate appropriate reporting to maintain adequate inventory levels and appropriate control.  Over-see all aspects of inventory control efforts and inventory personnel for the facility. 

  • Hire, manage and train Order Support Clerks and Cycle Counters on proactive approaches to inventory methodology
  • Makes recommendations regarding appropriate product slotting in relation to inventory turns,
  • Train production management and QA personnel on the proper methods for resolving quality, production and inventory related issues in the site’s warehouse management system
  • Establish processes and procedures that support and record production and inventory activities
  • Accurately maintain inventory balances between DM+ and SAP in order to preserve inventory integrity
  • Establish departmental guidelines and policies to support accurate production related entries in SAP for proper costing and invoicing
  • Over-see all inbound deliveries with respect to scheduling, re-directs and OS & D issue resolution
  • Monitor all quality issues for inbound production related materials; providing feedback and support to customer and their vendors.
  • Perform all recall and quality holds for operation – assign and release holds based on feedback from QA or QRC
  • Monitor and track in-house damage levels and implement programs designed to reduce in-house damage
  • Implementation and verification of the quality control procedures in the event of product recall, contamination, distress and disposal
  • Constant review of processes that challenge claims and differentiate between internal and external accountability.  Communicate these discrepancies to improve customer satisfaction
  • Accountable for the proper identification and repackaging of damaged product with regard to disposal or the return to inventory as damaged merchandise
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of both DM+ and SAP in order to provide extensive support to the production management team as well as the customer for inventory and production related issues
  • Monitor and maintain RF equipment inventory and budget
  • Generation and distribution of weekly reports that summarizing inventory accuracy through the use of cycle counts
  • Timely communication with customer representatives regarding inventory issues including the existence, cause and resolution of inventory variances
  • Conduct yearly performance evaluations on all employees in the inventory control department
  • Timely communication of inventory issues with the Operations Manager, Shift Managers and Shift Supervisors
  • Provide constant feedback to the Shift Managers and Shift Supervisors regarding operational accuracy in areas such as inventory, shipping & receiving, production and repack orders
  • Maintain a positive attitude and instruct others in the proper methods by leading through example
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and rules
  • Create and maintain a safe and sanitary working environment
  • Maintain a positive, team-oriented attitude


  • 2-3 years of experience in a warehouse environment
  • Experience slotting a facility is required
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or work related experience in accounting/finance or inventory control (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Manhattan WMOS experience is required

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