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Specialist- Inventory Control (A Crew/ AM Shift)

Company: First Solar
Location: Walbridge
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Basic Job Functions:

Ensures SAP transactions are performed accurately and in a timely manner. Ensures First Solar Core Values are adhered to and promote teamwork to achieve the company's mission. This role is accountable for shipment processing (finished goods/non-finished goods), scheduling pick-ups and creation of shipment documentation. In addition, this role is also responsible for updating internal tracking systems and communicating shipment status to the requestor(s). Position supports the department's continuous improvement activities, assist with physical inventories and cycle count activities as well. Ensure compliance to established Sox Controls & Import/Export regulations.


  • High School or GED equivalent required.
  • College course work, certification or formal training highly desired.
    Required Skills/Competencies:
    • Knowledge of inventory control procedures and practices
    • Organized, attentive to detail & functions with a high degree of accuracy
    • Ability to analyze and solve problem effectively
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Knowledge and understanding of computer applications (SAP experience a plus)

      Essential Responsibilities:
      • Responsible for the resulting inventory and data entry reports and their accuracy
      • Assist with physical inventories and monthly cycle count activities.
      • Analyze and investigate inventory variances. Implement correct actions as needed to reduce/eliminate variances.
      • Assist with finish good and WIP inventories activities
      • Process outbound shipment requests.
      • Prioritize shipment requests based on the requestor delivery dates.
      • Process offsite warehouse shipment requests. Update internal tracking system(s) as necessary to reflect offsite shipments.
      • Support the creation of shipping export/import documents.
      • Support continuous improvement activities.
      • Serves as a back-up to other key Inventory Control positions.
      • Established and promotes good housekeeping and safety practices.
      • Maintains a proper level of communications and fosters team building.
      • Other duties as assigned.
        Reporting Relationships:
        • No direct reports.
          • No regular travel is required beyond the First Solar Ohio Factories.
          • May on occasion, be required to travel within the US to participate in training programs.
            Estimated Salary Range:
            • $18.22 - $26.00
              US Physical Requirements:
              • Will sit, stand or walk short distances for up to 12 hours per day
              • Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
              • Will exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, push or pull on a seldom basis
              • Will lift, push or pull up to 27 pounds on a frequent basis
              • Will lift up to 58 pounds on an occasional basis, according to work instructions.
              • Will lift up to 37 pounds on a frequent basis
              • Will push or pull up to 27 pounds of force on an occasional basis
              • Will push or pull up to 10 pounds of force on a frequent basis.
              • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis
              • 20/40 vision in each eye, with or without correction, is required
              • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
              • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
              • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
              • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective jacket or apron and arm guards)
              • All associates working on the production floor may be required to wear a respirator at any given time and thus, the ability to wear a respirator is a condition of employment and continued employment (requires little or no facial hair)
                Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required.

                Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: First Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

                First Solar reserves the right to offer you a role most applicable to your experience and skillset.

Keywords: First Solar, Toledo , Specialist- Inventory Control (A Crew/ AM Shift), Professions , Walbridge, Ohio

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