Humera - Administrative and Professional Staffing

Inventory Planner

7 days left

Location
Bloomington, MN, United States
Salary
Contact For Rate
Posted
Aug 12, 2018
Closes
Aug 23, 2018
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Humera is looking for an Inventory Planner for our client - a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts, in Bloomington. The candidate will be responsible for planning and controlling a proper level of component and finished goods inventory, ensuring an optimum level of product availability to meet customer needs through third party operations. This is a short-term contract opportunity.Duties
  • Develop inventory control and purchasing strategies based on value, history, forecasting, and special demands, while maintaining balance between customer service and inventory turn goals
  • Establish and maintain inventory information systems on purchased and manufactured parts and finished goods to ensure availability of accurate and current data on inventory levels, quantity, excessive inventory, shortages, etc.
  • Administer programs through proactive interface with customers, program management, sales, customer service, quality, engineering, suppliers, accounting, and others as necessary to assist with plant order fulfillment requirements
  • Reconcile inventory balances and conduct periodic audits to ensure accurate inventory levels are maintained and the necessary controls are in place and followed
  • Control and maintain parts master lists, bills of materials, planning and purchasing information, and ensure pricing and costs are accurate
  • Initiate and expedite vendor purchase orders and interplant release to ensure timely product availability and provide feedback to customers, sales personnel, and customer service

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related field and 2+ years professional level inventory control or purchasing experience required
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular field of specialization
  • Other Skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Analytic Skills
    • Detail Oriented
    • Ability to facilitate multiple programs daily

Schedule

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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