Gastonia, NC

Job Description

The Raw Materials Inventory Service Coordinator is responsible for the control, management and planning of all raw materials. This position maintains organizational channels of communication regarding inventory issues and works closely with production management, Procurement, and Planning teams to manage and maintain proper inventories for supporting production. The Raw Materials ISC must utilize optimizer software to make a material blend and is responsible for raw material sampling and inventory.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Practice proper PPE compliance and maintain a safe working record and environment • Conduct cycle counts of all raw materials, scrap, resale, and BOM products
• Immediately communicate unsafe conditions, acts or injuries to Plant Manager • Review and management of inventory reports and related products
• Practice proper forklift operation and preventive maintenance • Maintain communication with Regional Procurement and Planning as necessary
• Maintain and build job skills through company training programs • Review production plan/schedule to ensure service needs are met
• Utilize optimizer software to make a material blend • Perform regular inventory counts and reconciliations at prescribed frequencies
• Coordinate BOM inventory with production schedule • Reconcile inventory discrepancies
• Monitor production schedules • Responsible for adherence to all raw material SOPs
• Manage sourcing issues • Monitor Production and Rail Operations
• Monitor open backorders • Review storage and capacity planning/issues

Job Skills:

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

• Knowledge of inventory and supply chain management principles and techniques • Ability to communicate at different levels within the organization
• Operating system procedures and reports • Ability to solve problems
• Warehouse and rail management • Excellent decision-making skills
• Capacity and production planning • Leadership skills
• High Organizational Skills • Microsoft Excel and basic computer skills
• Mathematical skill
• Team oriented • Strong interpersonal skills
• Detail-oriented

Educational Requirements:

• High School graduate or better

Preferred Experience:

• 2+ years related inventory experience in a manufacturing environment
• ERP experience • Supervisory experience
• APICS certification

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