The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for analyzing, planning, and scheduling of all WIP, Sub-Components, and Finished Goods to ensure appropriate inventory levels to satisfy demand for both quality and quantity within a Medical Device manufacturing organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Utilize MRP/ERP/production systems to coordinate and support all planning/scheduling activities to include. • Planning, scheduling, creating and entering/closing work orders, allocate Theraseed®, AgX 100 and other finished goods to appropriate orders, release, monitor and maintain work orders in line with production schedules, review reports for target inventory, safety stock, sequence of operations, and lead times to ensure adequate inventory is available to meet customer demand, production builds and minimize inventory carrying costs. • Responsible for the availability of all WIP, Sub-Components, and Finished Goods required for production and ensure that stock levels are maintained to enable on time deliveries. • Work closely with the Production, Customer Service, Chemistry, Cyclotrons, Materials Management, and Sub-Contract Manufacturers to determine the appropriate stock levels for Sub-Components and Finished Goods to minimize lead times and improve cash flow. • Assist with managing and maintaining Bills of Material, Item Master profiles, Kit Builds, ROP etc. • Establish and maintain accurate perpetual inventory counts. • Manage exceptions to standard material flow to include rejections, rework, unplanned operations, unplanned requirements, etc. • Work with Production team to resolve issues regarding manufacturing efficiencies • Complete status reports for production progress, work in process, and finished goods inventory and to capture build rates, scrap rates, etc. • Develop/implement process improvements to streamline the functions of the position • Provide support for special projects within the department by completing special assignments, performing data analysis, and providing historical and future material movements utilizing the MRP/ERP/production systems.
EDUCATION: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a manufacturing environment in a similar position such as planning or materials management, or equivalent combination of education/experience. • Must be expert level in MS Excel.
EXPERIENCE: • 3 to 5 years related planning/scheduling experience – preferably in a medical device manufacturing environment • Experience with Sage X3 Inventory Software system or equivalent MRP/ERP system • Experience with Lean Manufacturing Principles and Practices
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: • Proven history utilizing MRP/ERP systems • Strong analytical, decision-making, problem solving and negotiation skills, required. • Ability to read, interpret and understand detail technical documents, such as prints and product specifications. • Ability to work independently, set priorities, and meet deadlines. • Effective, written, and verbal communication skills required. • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse workforce, (ethnicity, language, and education levels) and with employees in all levels of responsibility. • Dedication to producing quality work and completing tasks within specified time frames. • Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask including a strong results orientation. • Proficient in MS Word, with Superb Excel and PowerPoint.
The job is typically performed under comfortable working conditions in production areas in which nuclear materials are present; any disagreeable elements are generally absent during normal performance of job.
CONFIDENTIALITY This position has access to or may be exposed to confidential and propriety Company information. Therefore, a high level of confidentially must be maintained at all times with any Company information.
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; the position description is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities of skills required for the position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to or from this position at any time.
To perform this position successfully, the employee must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential position duty and responsibility. All position requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.