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Inventory Specialist

Company: Porch Conversions by LivingSpace Sunrooms
Location: Maumee
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated Inventory Specialist to join our team. This position will monitor and report on all of the inventory levels of both the Porch Conversions (PC) and LivingSpace Sunrooms (LS) facilities in Maumee, OH and Salisbury, NC. The person in this role will also be responsible for developing inventory tracking systems, reviewing levels of supplies, ordering new materials, and performing daily analyses.

A successful inventory specialist is a trustworthy professional with outstanding record-keeping and analytical abilities. The chosen candidate will demonstrate excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to interpret and analyze large amounts of data.

_Job Duties/Responsibilities_

* Plan, implement, and manage the processes and procedures necessary to optimize inventory control

- Responsible for entering all weekly/monthly physical inventory counts into the system

- Maintain LS and PC Inventory valuation and forecasting tools-input all data weekly for PC and monthly for LS

- Arranging and loading all transfers for the Salisbury plant

- Order all inventory that is stock with every room-place POs and coordinate with vendors to ensure timely delivery

- Responsible for floor organization and rack location-as well as keeping the floor safe and neat - forklift, moving racks, etc.

- Order Kanban parts on an as-needed basis-these items are not on the forecasting tools

- Responsible for keeping costs updated in Fenevision and on the PC and LS inventory valuation sheets

- Track all re-order points, minimum orders, and lead times on corresponding forms

- Establish the processes and rules needed for proper tracking of inventory when other team members either move things, use things, and or don't return them to the proper locations

* Investigate and resolve inconsistencies with inventory
* Make recommendations to leadership about improvements in inventory life cycle
* Examine the levels of supplies and raw material to determine shortages.
* Ensure product stock is adequate for all facilities and can cover direct demand from customers
* Coordinate the documentation of daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
* Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals
* Build and maintain relationships with suppliers


* Proven experience as inventory specialist or similar role (3 years preferred)
* Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
* Working knowledge of inventory management software (3 years preferred)
* Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
* An analytical mind with strong math skills
* Excellent organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills
* Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
* BS/BA in business administration, finance, supply chain, logistics or relevant field preferred
* Relevant certifications a plus (e.g. CPIM)
* Open to occasional travel to N.C. plant
* Reliable and trustworthy
* Strong attention to detail

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $23.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Maumee, OH 43537: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Inventory control: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Porch Conversions by LivingSpace Sunrooms, Toledo , Inventory Specialist, Other , Maumee, Ohio

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