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Spec I, Supply Chain, Chicago Heights, IL in Chicago Heights, IL at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 12/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

JOB SCOPE/ SUMMARY:

  • Manage and monitor Distribution Center Inventory levels to maintain appropriate Finished Goods stock to ensure 100% Fill Rate (right product, at the right time, at the right DC). Which may include working with production scheduler to address shortages.
  • Purchase raw materials and/or packaging from Behr’s supplier base. Maintain a strong working relationship with all suppliers.
  • Assist in the production planning for designated Behr facilities.
  • Working safely is part of our culture and is a condition of employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work closely with Manufacturing, Distribution and Supply Chain to insure perpetual inventory system is timely and accurate.
  • Manage and monitor Distribution Center Inventory levels to maintain appropriate Finished Goods stock to ensure 100% Fill Rate (right product, at the right time, at the right DC). Which may include working with production scheduler to address shortages.
  • Purchase packaging and/or raw materials as required to support the plant production schedule.
  • Keep current on status of purchase orders and maintain a professional and effective working relationship with suppliers.
  • Analyze and report on inventory age, balance, and coverage of finished goods, packaging and/or raw materials.
  • Monitor and report on rework inventory.  Track current balance, volume received, volume reprocessed and work with Quality department to insure batch control is maintained.
  • Maintain Master Data in SAP in the areas of Material Master, Bill of Materials.
  • Assist in planning production as required and transfers of product to and from other facilities.
  • Work with production and quality departments and suppliers to resolve any quality non-conformances.
  • Research and correct discrepancies and perform root cause analysis and recommend procedural changes as necessary.
  • Assist as a department liaison to IT and other business partners on continuous SAP system improvement.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • Educational attainment equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Manager or related field
    Considerable experience involving inventory control, purchasing and materials management work using computerized databases
  • Strong Excel skills including v-lookup, if-then statements and Pivot tables
  • APICS CPIM Certification preferred. Certification required

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • ERP experience preferred (particularly SAP or Oracle)
  • Proficiency with computerized inventory control systems, MRP and BOMs
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suites. In particular, strong Excel skills including the ability to create complex spreadsheets leveraging v-lookup, if-then statements, and Pivot tables
  • Strong data mining, analytical, and decision-making skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills; good presentation skills
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment and/or distribution center

Shift

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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