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Inventory Planning Manager Job in Port Clinton, Ohio US

Inventory Planning Manager

Confidential Posting - Port Clinton, OH

Posted: 11/8/2019 - Expires: 12/8/2019

Job ID: 213620343

Job Description

Objective: Responsible for ensuring efficient, accurate inventory levels and cost within our warehouse as well as monitoring production and reducing waste.

Primary owner of the MRP system.

Reviews weekly sales and finished goods inventory data and advises sales and management of unexpected sales trends and/or inventory balances.

Assists in long-range capacity planning to determine working capital requirements.

Major communication link between sales, customer service, compliance, quality, finance, and supply chain.

Monitor forecast errors and take corrective action as needed when metrics are not achieved

Provide long-term and short-term planning scenarios

Work with Managers and Sales teams to support the rollout of new products

Make recommendations for discontinuation of products based on thorough analysis

Create ad hoc reports

Oversee all inventory functions including product movement, inventory discrepancies, forecasting, and reporting using computerized inventory systems.

Plan, organize, direct, manage, and evaluate the inventory management activities of the organization.

Review warehouse capacity and plan layouts of the warehouse for efficient space utilization.

Ensures adequate inventory of material and products in accordance with inventory cycles and organizational philosophy.

Keep department managers informed of any problems.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working within an ERP system
  • Strong understanding of Inventory Accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Communication skills to express ideas and concepts verbally, visually and in writing
  • Planning and organization to set targets / milestones and follow through on commitments
  • Pre-employment, 5 panel drug testing

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$60,000.00 - $75,000.00 /year
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5
Workplace Documentation: 5