Inventory Control Specialist


Hyattsville, MD

What you'll be doing

Lead, guide and direct cycle count processes at the regional company plants and branches for hard goods and gases. Review and approve inventory adjustments as a result of variances to physical counts compared to the perpetual inventory records in accordance with defined variance thresholds, assist plant and branch personnel to determine the root cause of inventory variances. Provide branch-based reporting to measure inventory turns, inactive inventory, adjustments and other relevant metrics. Assist field in establishing appropriate levels and set-up for including freezes/guarantees and min/max stocking levels to help ensure dynamic deployment and other automated inventory management systems are working adequately. Develop and implement required process changes to reduce/eliminate inventory variances, including new SOPs or other company policies and procedures. Assist in the validation and verification of inventories related to acquisitions. Other duties as assigned.

What your background should be

The inventory control specialist should have a strong understanding of plant operations and how inventory transactional records are processed and maintained. Detail and multi-task oriented. Maturity to make effective decisions and accept ownership. Self-motivated and able to work with little supervision/direction. Surface issues and drive to solutions. Strong organizational, team-building and people skills. The ability to work and navigate within a complex matrixed organization. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to understand the impact on new technologies on processes and costs. Experience integrating new technologies into day-to-day operations.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

Concern about medical gases, welding, safety and related products.
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