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Inventory Control Supervisor

Location: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Job ID: R0034089
Date Posted: Oct 16, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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  • Ensure adequate inventory of materials and products are available for internal customers.
  • Conducts daily inventory analysis to solve inventory problems.
  • Maintain and update inventory records in a timely fashion.
  • Facilitates and owns inventory management within assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Identify and resolve root causes of inventory losses, working with cross functional teams to problem solve and implement preventative measures.
  • Supervise and coach hourly associates in daily activities prioritizing and delegating ad hoc task in cooperation with production and warehouse operations personnel.
  • Communicates with all levels of production proactively on essential material availability.  
  • Promote a safety culture to ensure the safety of all personnel, equipment, and property.
  • Manage, lead, and assist in the development of improved material flow in accordance with organizational philosophy.
  • Enhance and create clear and concise reports to track and identify largest losses.
  • Works closely with process engineers, inventory and procurement management, production teams and other plant management on process controls, systems reporting, and other transformational projects.
  • Minimize inventory losses by incorporating best supply chain practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in manufacturing operations leadership (Logistics/Shipping/Warehousing preferred)
  • Experience in implementing lean material flow in a manufacturing environment
  • Skillful leader with proven ability to drive change and sustain results
  • Fundamental understanding of logistics management as it relates to manufacturing
  • Proficiency problem solving abilities and the ability to think on their feet
  • Strong time management and organization skills with the ability to balance and prioritize task
  • Adept at IT systems and Microsoft Office products – Excel, Power Point, Word, and Visio
  • Experience with SAP and WMS systems
  • Demonstrated experience promoting safety, new ideas, and positive change
  • Aptitude to learn and incorporate new technologies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from four-year college or university or three to five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • High school diploma/GED plus 8 or more years logistics experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor's degree.

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