Olympia Chimney Supply: Inventory Control Analyst

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Olympia Chimney Supply
Job Overview

Inventory Control Analyst
Summary/Objective:
The Inventory Analyst will be responsible for projects related to inventory optimization and demand planning for all inventory locations. The ideal candidate will have well-developed analytical skills, be detail-oriented, and able to work with a minimal amount of supervision. Additionally, she/he must be able to provide strategic and forwarding-thinking vision to manage inventory.

Essential Functions:
• Perform inventory analysis and management to avoid low stock or overstock.
• Develop model to manage and maintain appropriate stock levels to support inventory turns, business seasonality and promotions.
• Analyzes current and historical product usage on an ongoing basis to identify trends; predict future inventory needs and provide business intelligence to upper management.
• Partners closely with production, vendors and purchasing to proactively improve the accuracy and effectiveness of inventory forecasting.
• Reviews and analyzes inventory shortage issues and provides data to determine cause.
• Responsible for developing and maintaining target inventory levels by SKU to support the business forecast.
• Generate monthly reports on finished good inventory position.
• Report to upper management regularly and provide recommendations for better inventory control.
• Enhance warehouse capacity modeling for future growth analysis
• Prepare analysis of inventory item costs on an individual and aggregate basis.
• Develop and maintain cycle count procedures and processes.
• Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Competencies
• Humility: Having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s own importance; putting the needs of another person before your own and thinking of others before yourself
• Results Orientation (Get It Done): Having a work ethic and a way of overcoming challenges and getting things done without making excuses; delivering on results and does what he/she says they will do
• Customer Focus: Meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers to achieve positive outcomes
• Technical Expertise: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
• Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action
• Planning and Organization: Anticipating and drawing inferences about the future and structuring resources and actions in a logical manner
• Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on
• Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities and assignments
• Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback non-defensively
• Professionalism: Dealing directly and forthrightly with people and problems, persisting to get the job done, and managing personal responses and stress
• Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required – or higher – standards, and pitching in to get the job done.
Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in business or finance.
• Minimum of two (2) years experience in inventory planning, supply chain or other related fields.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and work on a computer. This position is light activity and at times, may requires standing, walking, bending, stooping, crouching, fingering, grasping, feeling, and lifting. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move items up to 20 pounds. Certain tasks require standing for extended periods.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and days and hours of work are Monday through Friday.

Travel
This position rarely requires travel.
AAP/EEO Statement
Olympia Chimney Supply, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Job Detail
  • Compensation TypeFull Time - Salaried
  • ExperienceAt Least 2 years
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
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