Inventory Control Supervisor Job Description

Inventory Control Supervisor Job Description

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Inventory control supervisor provides and publish metrics information for regional COO office, regional and global Operations in order to meet global and regional operations control and monitoring needs.

Inventory Control Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develops goals and objectives for the material controller/coordinators and clerks that are quantifiable and measurable
Focus on the end customer and continually drive on-time delivery of product and components
Work closely with sales coordinators to obtain daily shipment goals and coordinate shipping of finished goods
Work closely with KPS scheduling to pick, sequence, and deliver warehoused components to multiple plants on-time and undamaged
Champion and drive continuous improvement through communication and coaching associates to drive efficiency in warehouse functions
Execute capital projects and develop long term warehousing strategies that support business growth and objectives
Develop, measure, and drive inventory control methods that ensure inventory turns, FIFO, and inventory accuracy
Supervise and report out on warehouse cycle counting program to include variance report monitoring
Investigate and identify root cause of all shipping damage to include driving actions plans to prevent recurrence
Work with the leadership teams to develop strategies for constantly improving customer service

Inventory Control Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Inventory Control Supervisor

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Education for Inventory Control Supervisor

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Employers hiring for the inventory control supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Management, Business, Associates, Technical, Military, Business/Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, General Education

Skills for Inventory Control Supervisor

Desired skills for inventory control supervisor include:

SAP
Manhattan WMS
Operational roles and responsibilities
Global and regional logistics operations and industry
DMPLUS
Excel
International direct and indirect taxes global customs regimes
Jabil’s software packages
Word
Inventory control practices and materials management

Desired experience for inventory control supervisor includes:

Identify critical positions within the warehousing functions and establish strategies to develop a strong talent pipeline within the function
Coordinate planning for contingency activities with manufacturing and purchasing to ensure uninterrupted customer service levels
Perform any necessary transactions in the retail system (transfer)
Investigates/reconciles cycle count discrepancies
Monitors the activities associated with customer return shipments including overages, shortages and damages
Holds self and others to high standards

Inventory Control Supervisor Examples

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Inventory Control Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an inventory control supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for inventory control supervisor
  • Keeps equipment operating by enforcing operating instructions
  • Manage and train personnel in all aspects of the inventory control and allocation/dispatching responsibilities
  • Coordinate workflow to ensure an efficient and productive operation that meets the requirements of order fulfillment both internally & externally across all shifts (day, evening, Saturday)
  • Must ensure timely fulfillment of Parts 10 & 30 minute requests,Supplies, and Tools & Jigs
  • Must ensure timely fulfillment of Parts orders to 18 Service Center’s, OLA, OCI
  • Must ensure appropriate and timely fulfillment of khan-ban locations throughout the Shop floor across all shifts(day, evening,Saturday)
  • Must ensure appropriate and timely dispatching of core’s to BTS requests and Customer repairs from Waiting Approval VLM to the production floor
  • Manage the cycle counting program by executing timely cycle counting, reconciliations and any necessary resolution to areas of weakness that are identified in order to meet accuracy goals
  • Work closely with Customer Solutions and Production to allocate and expedite repairs
  • Ensure that all orders are shipped on a daily basis
Qualifications for inventory control supervisor
  • Work closely with Customer Solutions & Quality Assurance to process and complete Credit returns back into stock for availability
  • Continuously re-evaluate the parts storage, department layout & equipment for efficiency improvements
  • Provide support for identifying &implementing such improvements
  • Continuously evaluate and monitor all warehousing equipment for safety and ergonomic related concerns
  • Provide reports as necessary detailing department performance
  • Develop training programs for personnel to ensure procedural compliance with programs
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Inventory Control Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of inventory control supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for inventory control supervisor
  • Assuring attainment of facility production and quality objectives
  • Training/updating teammates on job functions/procedures
  • Monitoring compliance with GENCO's Core Excellence Program
  • Implement LEAN continuous improvement for existing facilities and new facilities to set up or maintain 5S in every cell of the supply chain process
  • Assisting Director of Distribution with maintaining efficient cost control by operating within the operational budget set for their department by efficient use of labor and wage cost, supplies, maintenance and other related tasks
  • Establishes targets for each inventory business segment within the Bloomington, MN Thermo King distribution center and determine/monitor actions to achieve targets
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of inventory control employees within a distribution setting
  • Ensure inventory control and cycle count programs are in-line with DC and Client accuracy goals
  • Proactively working closely with the Operations team to identify improvements to drive efficiencies, productivity and customer satisfaction scores
  • Coordinate with clients and adding support for conducting annual physical inventories
Qualifications for inventory control supervisor
  • Must be very detail oriented, have excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability of succeeding in a matrix management environment
  • Must have a positive attitude, with focus on teamwork and rapid problem resolution, the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Must have user’s knowledge of system software, preferably JDEdwards, and the aptitude to learn new software systems
  • Ability to frequently lift/carry up to 35lbs is necessary
  • Ability to frequently push/pull up to 35lbs is necessary
  • Productivity standards, WMS, Computerized systems, SPC (statistical process control – ability to recognize, articulate and address variances in processes), where appropriate
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Inventory Control Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an inventory control supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for inventory control supervisor
  • Participates in determining material requirements
  • Issues inventories to the appropriate departments
  • Prepare various reports on operations and activities
  • Maintain consistent communication with factory staff regarding material deliveries and issues
  • Participates in the disposition/processing of claims with mills/coil coaters
  • Participates in monthly scrap reconciliation
  • Establishes accuracy targets for each inventory business segment and determine/monitor actions to achieve targets
  • Establish / implements and administers a method of cycle counts to control and monitor locations for finish goods / semi-finished goods/raw material and corrugated cardboard for all Conroe, Texas warehouses
  • Coordinate / supervise and accomplish a minimum of daily inventory cycle counts during the fiscal year period with a goal objective of 99.5% accuracy
  • Continuous Improvements is expected in all areas
Qualifications for inventory control supervisor
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory-related operational experience in the areas of logistics, operations, inventory, and/or customer service is required
  • 1-3 years of experience providing direction required
  • Minimum of two (2) years in lead type role preferably 2 years in Supervisory role
  • Ensures stock room controls of big ticket items, jewelry
  • Completes reverse logistics functions
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of general principles and practices of forecasting, inventory accounting, and financial accounting
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Inventory Control Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of inventory control supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for inventory control supervisor
  • Provide warehouse management personnel with daily cycle count schedule status
  • Generate / Verification of inventory reports
  • Coordinates training of warehouse personnel on cycle count procedures
  • Coordinates the investigation and reconciliation of all identified inventory discrepancies
  • Counsels warehouse supporting role associates with regards to documented inventory discrepancies resulting from count / product inaccuracies / procedure variation
  • Maintain / provide metrics of inventory data
  • Coach and mentor Inventory Analyst staff to deliver excellence to every internal and external customer
  • Create and manage succession plans for Inventory Analyst function
  • Ensuring/reinforcing the FedEx Supply Chain employee culture is being fostered in the facility
  • Monitoring compliance with FedEx Supply Chain's Core Excellence Program
Qualifications for inventory control supervisor
  • Involved in training of Inventory Control Clerks and Leads, Inbound personnel
  • Works with D.E
  • Requires occasional lifting of objects less than 25 pounds occasional lifting of objects 25 to 50 pounds
  • Work involves activities that require special safety precautions, , working around moving parts, machines, welders or vehicles
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) when dealing with customers, vendors, management, and team members
  • 2 + years of warehouse or equivalent experience in middle management position
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Inventory Control Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of inventory control supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for inventory control supervisor
  • Participate in hiring and evaluating/critiquing the performance and proficiencies of staff
  • Supervisor cycle count process in all inventory areas and provide scheduled reporting of inventory data provide ad hoc reporting of inventory data as required
  • Reviews and prepares inventory control documents
  • Ensure timely fulfillment of Parts requests, Supplies, and Tools & Jigs to production
  • Monitor daily parts receiving, stocking, and periodical review of safety stock levels to meet daily service / production demands
  • Ensure daily replenishment order entry and timely expedite of backorders to Production
  • Ensure appropriate and timely fulfillment of bulk khan-ban inventory locations throughout the production/service areas across all shifts
  • Ensure appropriate and timely dispatching of Customer repairs from Waiting Approval to the production floor
  • Monitor/coordinate staff to meet training programs requirement to ensure corporate and division procedural compliance
  • Manage the cycle counting program by executing timely cycle counting, reconciliations and any necessary resolution to areas of weakness to help achieve inventory accuracy goals
Qualifications for inventory control supervisor
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively staff, manage, and motivate personnel
  • Highly organized and efficient at prioritizing work load
  • Must be able to pass a company required drug test and background check
  • Salary will depend on prior experience and what you can bring to the table
  • Experience in 3PL environment a plus
  • Demonstrated progressive growth a plus

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