• Inventory Control Manager

    Job ID 2018-2716
    Job Locations
    US-IN-Plainfield
    Category
    Logistics
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ABOUT BDA
    BDA brings the world’s biggest brands to life through promotional merchandise. Fortune 500 companies come to us looking to connect with their consumers on an emotional level. We create three-dimensional advertising that people invite into their homes, offices, cars and classrooms. We let people see, touch, feel, own and interact with a brand in a way no other marketing permits. It’s what we like to call the Power of Merchandise.

    We give our team members the creative freedom and foster the entrepreneurial spirit necessary to champion our clients’ branding goals utilizing cutting edge ideas. Our people are our No. 1 asset, and we remain committed to making our company a great place to work for our team and family.

    We take great pride in our company culture—one that inspires teamwork, fun and excellence across our organization. We’re energetic people who love what we do—churning out more than 50 million units each year for the world’s most admired brands in a fun, fast paced environment that rewards high achievement.

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Develop and implement inventory control procedures and best practices as designed by Inventory Control & Fulfillment and Finance organizations.
    • Initiate, coordinate and enforce SOP, operational and personnel policies, to maintain high standards in inventory tracking and control.
    • Safeguard warehouse operations by establishing and monitoring security, and integrity of inventory control and loss prevention procedures.
    • Conduct and direct physical inventory counts, and scheduled cycle count activities to ensure integrity and accuracy.
    • Maintain quality control team by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training new employees before admission to workforce.
    • Schedule and assign employees to complete warehouse operational requirements and follow up on work results and performance within your functional team.
    • Report KPI’s and operational results surrounding inventory quality controls to Warehouse and Operational Management, and Finance.

    Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Accounting/Inventory or related field
    • 7+  years’ experience in inventory, fulfillment, distribution and operational procedures.
    • Oracle Inventory, WIP and Warehouse experience required (R12 or equivalent).
    • Proven track record related to process improvement and implementation of inventory controls.
    • Proven leadership skills and minimum 4+ years of management experience leading a team with the ability to inspire and influencing both direct reports, peers and executive leadership.

     

     

    Job Skills & Traits

    • High performing individual with attention to detail and deep understanding of the entire inventory cycle.
    • Strong computer skills – Advanced Excel, MS Office, ERP and WMS, Oracle experience preferred.
    • Solid written/verbal and interpersonal communications.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization in a professional and effective manner.
    • Must be comfortable making oral presentations to peers and management.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to self-direct, multi-task and work independently and cross-functionally.
    • Proven track record in building, growing and leading efficient teams and thrive for excellence.

    Prefer:

    • Inventory Control experience and Managerial reporting in warehouse setting.
    • Supply Chain experience and understanding of financial controls over inventory.

    Qualifications

    Job Skills & Traits

    • High performing individual with attention to detail and deep understanding of the entire inventory cycle.
    • Strong computer skills – Advanced Excel, MS Office, ERP and WMS, Oracle experience preferred.
    • Solid written/verbal and interpersonal communications.
    • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization in a professional and effective manner.
    • Must be comfortable making oral presentations to peers and management.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to self-direct, multi-task and work independently and cross-functionally.
    • Proven track record in building, growing and leading efficient teams and thrive for excellence.

    Prefer:

    • Inventory Control experience and Managerial reporting in warehouse setting.
    • Supply Chain experience and understanding of financial controls over inventory

     

    Travel required?

    Financial/budgetary responsibility? No

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