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Inventory Control Specialist

Billings, MT · Manufacturing

Job Description:

Responsible for inventory control and ensuring the accuracy of inventory through regular cycle counts as well as monitoring incoming and outgoing shipments through random audits. The Inventory Control Specialist is a fast-paced position requiring excellent communication skills, teamwork, and the ability to organize and prioritize.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Conduct all activities in a safe manner, utilizing PPE and adhering to company policies and statutory regulations and alerting others regarding potential concerns.

• Ensure adherence to the Inventory Control system and coordinates with Accounting to document cycle counts and correct any inventory discrepancies

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Verifies inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock and investigates discrepancies or adjust errors.

• Assists with development and achievement of Warehouse KPI targets.

• Investigates lost or missing inventory.

• Works with external auditors on inventory audits.

• Serve as subject matter expert and work with IT to obtain necessary reporting and system functionality necessary for inventory purposes.

• Ensures completed work order inventory accuracy and closing work orders.

• Determines proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities.

• Maintains default inventory locations in appropriate system.

• Monitors the recording of incoming and outgoing shipments through random audits.

• Assist with identifying process improvements.

• Stores items in an orderly and accessible manner in stockroom, supply rooms, or other areas.

• Assist in 7S, continuous improvement and Lean activities proactively and as assigned.

• Operate powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas.

• Marks stock items using identification tags, stamps, electric marking tools, or other labeling equipment. • Keeps records on the use and/or damage of stock or stock handling equipment.

• Knowledgeable in the proper use of bridge / jib crane operation, lifting rigging and proper securing of all objects. Certified in forklift operation.

• Perform additional duties assigned by management and strive for continual improvement in all areas of responsibility.

 

DECISION MAKING:

Position will not be required to make decisions that will directly impact the department.

 

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

• Department managers

• Current/potential customers.

• Parts Clerks

• Shop Technicians.

• External auditors

 

PREFERABLE QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

• High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

• 3 years’ warehouse inventory experience.

• Microsoft Office skills- Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams and SharePoint

• Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with fellow employees and management.

• Fluency in spoken and written English.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Working knowledge of Pronto ERP System

• Ability to set and manage priorities and maintain accurate and detailed records

• Experience in the mining and/or industrial sector.

 

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