Inventory Analyst

Job Category: Supply Chain
Job Type: 1st Shift
Salary: Based on Experience

We are a growing custom injection molding company located near Milwaukee and we have an opportunity for an experienced Lead Inventory Analyst to grow their career with us. At New Berlin Plastics, we continue to achieve success and growth through the contributions of our employees.

Lead Inventory Analyst is responsible for validating the integrity of the company’s inventory. This role will work collaboratively with several cross-functional teams to maintain and implement inventory control metrics and best practices. This position will be required to use strong analytical skills in a continuous improvement environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain inventory accuracy of finished goods, work-in-progress, and production supplies utilizing the ERP system.
  • Search physical and electronic records to research and analyze process deficiencies that create inventory discrepancies
  • Coordinate daily inventory reconciling shift-end inventory and material location reports with cross functional teams as needed.
  • Manages excess and obsolete material strategies to disposition aged materials
  • Supports and collaborates with cross functional teams in daily intercompany warehouse to warehouse operations
  • Document and track inventory transaction errors and advise on process improvements.
  • Coach and train peer-level employees on proper inventory best practices and procedures.
  • Monitors and achieves team metrics 
  • Lead daily, weekly, and quarterly cycle counts.
  • Assist with projects, documentation, and continuous improvement activities.

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or at least 3 years of inventory control or warehouse experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in ERP systems. IQMS experience a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work, prioritize, and make decisions independently and as a team.
  • Continuous improvement mindset – challenge the status quo and suggest areas for improvement

Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to bend, squat, kneel, or stand for long periods. May be required to lift up to 25 lbs. periodically