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Inventory Control Specialist

Austin, TX, USA


We are looking for a talented Inventory Specialist to join us in Austin, TX!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages inventory programs, including inventory estimates and analyses, maintenance of metrics tracked, reporting to management, and resolution of inventory issues that arise
  • Pro-Actively increases turns by customer product and meets corporate goals
  • Provides recommendations for purchasing strategies, inventory disposition, and inventory management
  • Bird-dog POs from a macro level for over-commits, cancels and push outs
  • Actively Manages the cycle count program, reconciliation, metrics and outside audits.
  • ECN control and disposition follow up for affected material
  • Final review and reconciliation of work order variance and closure
  • Coordinates product transfers to other company manufacturing sites

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong presentation skills at all levels
  • Knowledge of cost accounting principles, procedures, and standards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong Excel and Access skills
  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP system – Visual a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment across many levels of the organization, and on inter-site basis

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/equivalent experience
  • APICS certification preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years inventory analyst experience. Cost accounting experience strongly preferred. Manufacturing experience as scheduler or planner a plus.

Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to stand for sustained periods of time.
    Ability to move arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
    Ability to lift over 25 lbs. with assistance.
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Ability to Talk on phone and use computer for extended periods of time may be required.

Environmental Exposure:

  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
    Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computer etc.
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