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Inventory Control Specialist

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Harsco, IKG

Garrett, IN 46738
29 Jan 2019
Annual Salary

Responsible for coordination of estimated materials as defined by Engineering and Production in the Baan/Syteline environment to the actual material usage.


1. Monitor all inventory transactions including in-house manufactured, material purchases and subcontracting.
2. Monitor materials as they are processed through the various manufacturing cells.
3. Monitor existing procedures and introduces new procedures to ensure materials are issued correctly to projects and orders, including engineered projects and stock orders.
4. Initiate and manage inventory cycle counts to verify inventory integrity.
5. Performs root-cause analysis on inventory variances.
6. Monitor material returns, interplant transfers, and other production related inventory transactions.
7. Meet as needed with the plant management to co-ordinate and modify schedules as necessary to meet the committed customer delivery dates.
8. Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.



1. High School education required. Four-year degree from an accredited college or university degree is preferred.
2. 3 - 5 years of experience in a MRP based environment with direct plant scheduling responsibilities and MRP implementation.
3. Knowledge of production, material control and manufacturing processes,
4. Knowledge of material procurement procedures, and marketplace conditions is required.
5. Must have excellent written, oral communications, administrative, and data entry skills
6. Must have excellent people and problem-solving skills

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
1. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
2. Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
3. Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality.
4. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
5. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs;
6. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
7. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
8. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software. Manufacturing software desirable.
Physical Demands: The physical activity of this position involves standing and walking, moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, and talking conveying detailed or important instructions to employees accurately, loudly or quickly. Hearing involves the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discrimination in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts. The position requires medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. The visual acuity requirements include visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and operation of machines (including inspection at distances close to the eyes. The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. There is sufficient noise to cause the employees to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. The employee may be subject to paint fumes, dust, and toxins that may affect the respiratory system.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Harsco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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