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Inventory Manager

Company: GPAC
Location: Houma
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are a 2A industry leader working with CNC machining and complex mechanical/optical/laser assemblies. Our business not only provides manufacturing expertise for OEM's with low volume/high mix needs, we also provide higher volume opportunities with our expanding capability. Culture is key to us, and have therefore adopted core values based on Teamwork, with an emphasis on Commitment, Respect and Appreciation, Equality, Accountability, Integrity and Trust and we like to come to work!We are looking for an Inventory Manager. The person will be responsible for monitoring the inventory and processes to ensure the processes are executed accurately, on-time and meet business needs. The Inventory Manager provides troubleshooting, problem solving and process improvement which enables the inventory team to operate more efficiently, while continually improving internal and external customer service.Position type: Full Time Responsibilities:

  • Monitor hour-by-hour inventory activities
  • Lead improvements to existing processes and methodologies with a constant focus on continuous improvement
  • Create and review inventory processes
  • Train new team members on inventory processes
  • Train current team members on new inventory processes
  • Lead short and long-term departmental projects, such as the cycle count program, barcode scanner implementation, and new inventory storage solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams
  • Make recommendations regarding staffing requirements and strategies
  • Identify opportunities and improve material flow efficiency from RM receipt to shop floor
  • Monitor and improve metrics for all aspects of inventory management - i.e. receiving, shipping, inventory accuracy (cycle counts)
  • Lead and exemplify a culture of continuous improvement (CI) by engaging team members to participate, teaching CI principles, and coaching peers with improvement projects of their ownEducation/Qualifications:
    • 3 years of experience in inventory control or similar position.
    • Excellent understanding of ERP systems.
    • Proficient using Microsoft Office (word, excel, and outlook).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Detail oriented
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to motivate and direct team members in challenging situations
    • Willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges
    • Willingness to work overtime on short notice to achieve company objectives
    • Positive and uplifting demeaner We do offer benefits and a relocation package will be considered for the right candidate.You may contact me directly at E: PH: All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, New Orleans , Inventory Manager, Professions , Houma, Louisiana

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