Job Summary The Inventory Control Manager manages processes for inventory governance and accountability. Ensures adequate inventory of materials and products in accordance with organizational philosophy. Develops and implements inventory control procedures, metrics and key performance indicators. Provides best practice guidance for inventory management and financial inventory valuation. Principal Accountabilities (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Coordinates and manages physical cycle counts, as needed to insure inventory accuracy.
Conducts regular inventory analysis to solve inventory related issues.
Ensures product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand.
Develops standard and integrated policies, procedures and reporting systems to ensure all work centers are accurately accounting for inventory by ownership, location, etc.
Monitors, analyzes and reports demand and documents inventory characteristics.
Collaborates with others to ensure business goals are achieved.
Initiates and carries out projects that improve inventory blend to compliment program and business goals.
Performs research and analysis to assist with resolution of inventory problems.
Manages all inventory control activities working cross functionally with the teams.
Coordinates reconciliation of physical inventories as needed.
Works with Finance to ensure accurate financial statement of company inventory.
Plans, organizes and reviews quantity and quality of work of direct reports.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Working knowledge of modern principles for efficient materials management, movement and inventory control.
Strong knowledge of forecasting methods
Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or associated discipline.
Seven (7) or more years’ progressively responsible experience in materials management or related field.
Prior experience in a high volume global supply chain management environment.
Prior military logistics experience preferred.
Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment.
APICS CPIM certification preferred
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Generally works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions.
Some positions will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions.