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Working As An Inventory Control Supervisor

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Processing Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • $52,630

    Average Salary

What Does An Inventory Control Supervisor Do At Sysco Corp

* Manage the inventory control, driver check-in and quality assurance functions effectively and directs staff to identify and resolve variance, and potential variances, to achieve an accurate perpetual inventory count and protect company assets
* Maintain, develop, and implement procedures that ensure the highest levels of inventory accuracy are achieved while minimizing the amount of shrink incurred
* Manage the driver check-in function ensuring that all dues are collected and deposited intact and in a timely manner, all obligations are accounted for and imaged, and all obligation adjustments are accurately made in a time manner
* Review daily inventory reports for possible errors and reports information to Finance, Operations, and Merchandise departments
* Organize and facilitate shrink meetings and identify the root causes for shrink
* Participate in the hiring and training of inventory associates
* Responsible for performance management and development of inventory associates
* Manage the Product Recall process
* Ensure that the Company is HACCP compliant

What Does An Inventory Control Supervisor Do At Thermo Fisher Scientific

* Oversee inventory control functional department and all aspects of inventory for Distribution and B PF department.
* Ensure orderly storage of materials both bulk and orders ready for shipment
* Meet demand and service level expectations for the Bridgewater site
* Own, and architect if needed, the models used to profile production capability for all departments, yielding guidance for Operations leaders to make adjustments to meet demands
* To successfully maintain FG and raw material stock integrity. at the Set standard and ensure any Inventory rotation requirements are followed at all times.
* Set up cycle counting & reconciliation process and KPIs in conjunction with finance.
* Lead process and regularly maintain/produce KPI reporting
* Ensure the warehouse management system is accurately and promptly updated for all inventory transactions and adjustments.
* Provide direction and set up cycle count parameters for Union Inventory Control Cycle counter
* Conduct effective investigation and root cause of inventory variances, producing detailed analysis and recommend counter-measure solutions to management
* Produces and improves management reports showing count results, error categories and root causes of inaccuracies.
* Hold regular meetings with key stakeholders involved to discuss count results, root causes and corrective actions to eliminate recurrence.
* Follow-up of agreed corrective actions.
* Drive continuous improvement across both physical procedures and business processes.
* Identify inefficiencies and recommend best practice/lean solutions.
* Ensure inventory policies and SOP are maintained.
* Support PPI projects to optimize cycle times and material flow in warehouse.
* Direct supervision of employees including recruitment, performance management and training.
* Develop and motivate employees through effective and consistent communication.
* Responsible for maintaining acceptable warehouse metrics including: receiving, inventory accuracy and aging.
* Partner with the planning and production personnel on the flow and organization of materials through the production to shipping process.
* Maintain a high level of customer service with other departments and provide feedback on any issues, material availability, etc. in a timely manner.
* Adhere to safety policies and practices within the department and facility.
* Contribute to the overall organized appearance and cleanliness of hard goods storage areas to ensure a smooth work flow.
* Track and respond to shortages reported from the manufacturing floor.
* Manage inventory against targets and analyze changes to inventory month to month.
* Knowledge of policies and procedure with regards to warehousing and inventory control.
* Evaluate and work closely with warehouse staff

What Does An Inventory Control Supervisor Do At Orbital ATK

* Implement LEAN continuous improvement for existing facilities and new facilities to set up or maintain 5S in every cell of the supply chain process.
* Assist in the planning and execution of a major ERP system upgrade.
* Safety Measures: Inspect and maintain eye wash stations, ensure hazardous materials are labeled and stored in specified containers and environments, require and support personnel to utilize personal protective equipment at all times, review and require daily fork truck inspection records are completed, review and require Driver’s Vehicle Inspection Reports are completed, monitor and encourage personnel to utilize safe material handling practices, proper lifting technics and maintain equipment to support safe and effective operational conditions.
* Initiate requisitions, internal maintenance work orders, and schedule external service requests to keep and maintain equipment in safe operating condition at all times.
* Lock-out/Tag-out all equipment that cannot be operated and utilized in a safe manner.
* Develops, optimizes and controls inventory storage, identification and organization plans.
* Implements and maintains process improvements by analyzing and establishing best practices for materials management.
* Supervise team and drive optimization of all logistics, shipping, receiving and storage for FCC and 3PL facilities.
* Supervise, coach and provide leadership to direct reports, approve time cards, approve/reject PTO requests to maintain support levels and evaluate individual and overall team performance.
* Management of receiving, stores, shipping, factory conveyance, and transportation functions, including:
* Managing delivery of materials to the shop floor though Kanban, Direct Picks Material, and freezer kits
* Packaging and shipping of all end item parts
* Movement of tooling throughout the plant
* Receipt of all incoming materials
* Maintain material storage to conform with specifications
* Operate 0 degree freezers
* Maintain oversized load permits, vehicle and trailer registration renewal’s
* Lead other Special Projects as directed by Supply Chain management

What Does An Inventory Control Supervisor Do At Newell Brands

* Participates in a cross-functional, fully integrated planning process that incorporates make vs. buy, capacity planning, scheduling, inventory, material and associated cost elements.
* Monitors production scheduling activities by monitoring material inventories, track progress of production, and review factors that affect inventory levels.
* Responsible for the accuracy of inventory counts by implementing and managing, in conjunction with Finance, an inventory control system that is capable of identifying discrepancies in inventory counts and taking corrective action to guard against inconsistencies.
* Coordinates with quality, engineering, and operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring the schedule in order to proactively identify and address issues.
* Establishes and implements methods and pest practices related to the systems and processes that support inventory forecasting.
* Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by implementing, maintaining, and aligning company policies that adhere to local, state, and federal environment, health, and safety regulations.
* Secondary Functions:
* Supervise the inventory coordinators in the completion of their job duties.
* Achieve financial objectives by working with management to prepare the materials budget, analyze variances, and initiate corrective actions.
* Participate in the quality review process working through issues with both internal and external resources.
* Collaborate with Engineering, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, and Quality to achieve cost reduction targets.
* Any other duties as assigned.
* Supervise Others:
* Yes

What Does An Inventory Control Supervisor Do At Strattec Security

* This position main responsibility is to maintain high levels of Inventory Accuracy, good transactional practices, and a documented verification System in place, that meets both, Internal and External Audit standards, and initiates Process Improvement Projects to reduce Variation or Cost.
* Daily audits of Inventory records and transactions Daily review of Inventory and Variances reports, to identify root causes and propose permanent fixes Ensures Inventory adjustments are properly authorized and approved by the right levels, and maintains adequate files for Auditing purposes Communicates discrepancies created by the Plants, for prompt resolution Manages the Cycle Counting Program, and defines Practices & Procedures, to meet Audit processes (Financial/SOX Audits) Supports training of new employees as needed to guarantee transactional integrity Leads with the Warehouse Supervisor the Annual Physical Inventory Ensures Inventory adjustments are properly authorized and approved by the right levels, and maintains adequate files for Auditing purposes Works with CSR's and the Plants' Materials teams, to Perform Inventory aging analysis, and prepare proposals for Obsolete Material disposition Drive Process Improvements efforts to reduce Processes Variation Prepares layout proposals, figures flow of work to drive productivity up, makes statistical studies, and analyzes costs Prepares Processes Value Stream Maps to identify improvement opportunities, elaborates diagrams to illustrate routing, floor layouts, and implements material handling best practices Observes workers operating equipment or performing tasks to determine better methods, time reduction, fatigue rates, and elimination of waste Recommends revisions of methods of Operation or material handling, to bring productivity improvements Studies and records time, motions, method, and speed involved in performing production, clerical, and other worker operations to establish standard production rates and improve efficiency Error prevention (Poka
* Yoke implementation), containment, and resolution.
* Able to use problem solving techniques (5Whys, 8D, Pareto, Ishikawa, etc.) and able to identify common and special causes Able to manage multiple projects/Time management skills/Effectively communicate issues and implement solutions.
* Attends regularly scheduled team meetings, and participates or leads Problem Solving sessions.
* Audits Procedures /Work Instructions periodically, to ensure they are followed or modified when necessary to adapt improved practices and simplicity Working knowledge of the Company Quality Systems (ISO, QS9000, TS16949, etc.) Identify opportunities for improvement and lead task forces and Kaizen events to improve current state Serves as a Training and Support Resource for Process related issues Any other job related tasks as deemed necessary by his/her Supervisor SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position oversees the Cycle counters daily activities.
* It may sporadically direct other individuals to perform specific functions

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  • Chinese

  • Portuguese

  • Japanese

  • French

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Top Inventory Control Supervisor Skills

  1. Weekly Cycle Counts
  2. Inventory Control Procedures
  3. Annual Physical Inventory
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  • Performed weekly cycle counts & investigates inventory discrepancies.
  • Monitored, evaluated and managed inventory control procedures.
  • Supervised the overall annual physical inventory.
  • Supervised all actions essential to meeting Company Warehouse and Inventory Goals.
  • Trained department in safety regulations and scheduled and balanced employees schedules.

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