Manager Inventory Control

Wilkes-Barre | United States | Supply Chain Management

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  •   Collaborates with Warehouse Management and supervisors to correct processes, train employees and develop new procedures as needed to maintain inventory integrity while maintaining compliance standards for a foreign trade zone.   Manages the integrity of all inventory processes and transactions insuring that the physical inventory in the DC is accurate, FTZ standards are maintained, and established procedures are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the end to end inventory cycle, ensuring accuracy within defined parameters while proactively anticipating the needs of business partners that balance long term strategic use of resources to ensure operations are executed efficiently and demonstrate a forward thinking mentality to make change a value driven process.
  • Insure inventory balance between OSR and reserve locations and within all warehouse systemic controls for example SAP/Manhattan/Knapp inventory through routine monitoring, communications, and procedural awareness.
  • Maintain current documented procedures for each step of the inventory control process to include type of equipment, tools and skills required to execute all inventory type transactions.
  • Initiates new methods and procedures designed to maintain the integrity of the inventory.
  •   Manage the collection, reporting and feedback regarding inventory transactions using SAP, excel, queries and WMS/Knapp reporting.
  • Maintain all OSHA safety standards including all reporting of accidents, injuries, damages, and potential threats to safety.
  • Develop and manage the annual budget and cost per unit for Dept.
  • Assist in the development and updating of all warehouse SOP’s.

Key Relationships:

  • Interface with Distribution Directors, Finance, FTZ/Customs, and distribution supervisors and managers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The job requires extensive walking and standing on hard surfaces
  • Should have a minimum of 5 years experience in a large box distribution center environment with a high level of units and skus, in a complex high speed operation.
  • Must have computer skills for e-mailing and communication, ability to use Microsoft Excel, and communication skills and a high degree of analytical skills.

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​:

  • College degree preferred plus 5 years experience in a related industry (or equivalent).  
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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Inventory Control
Team Supply Chain Management
Brand adidas
Location Wilkes-Barre
Country United States
Number 185256
Position Type Full time
Date Oct-25, 2018
Relocation yes

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How the Future Works

At adidas, we believe that sport has the power to change lives. This makes us creative, collaborative and confident in everything we do, wherever we are. This includes the workplace, where we empower our people to be the best they can be. Join us at the Wilkes-Barre Distribution Center and you’ll work with world-class machinery and state-of-the-art automated processes. You’ll find out what you’re capable of very quickly—and exceed our customers’ expectations again and again. We also believe in a healthy work-life balance and great company benefits here. A culture of diverse backgrounds matters to us, too. Just like sport, this gives us every perspective, so we can take adidas into the future.

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