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Inventory Control Supervisor

REQ: REQ-135711 Supply Chain

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Essential Duties:

  • Implement inventory control systems and practices, and to optimize inventory control procedures.
  • Tracks receipt, transfer or packing of items by lot or serial number, pallet, location or date and notes where the stock resides in the warehouse.
  • Produce comprehensive reports on inventory operations, stock levels, and adjustments.
  • Evaluate your existing inventory solution and identify places for improvement and like-to-have features.
  • Responsible for physical and cycle counts, audits inventory and generates reports.
  • Warns about low stock, expiring items and overstocked items and reorders stock to maintain proper inventory.
  • Manages new inventory receipts, returns and processes for transfers
  • Establishes priorities, allocates resources, and supervises the mobilization of the inventory and warehouse team to ensure adequate coverage
  • Keep record of daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
  • Use current resources to improve warehouse layout and storage of stock.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements:

  • To ensure the health and safety in the workplace and for the protection of our employees, wearing PPE is a requirement for some roles at PENA and may include equipment such as a full Tyvek suit, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, face mask, bump cap, and a full hazmat suit that includes a respirator.

Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred


  • Basic/Required:  Bachelor’s/master’s degree in business, systems engineering, supply chain management or similar

Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in similar role
  • Experience working with inventory management software and forecasting strategies
  • Experience conducting tracking and data analysis
  • Product and inventory certification such as Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) credential
  • Communication Skills: Inventory manager will need to speak with managers on a regular basis to assess changes in needs, as well as reporting to ops manager with additional requirements.
  • Critical-Thinking Skills: Inventory manager will need to devise plans of action and asses those plans regularly; must be able to work independently.
  • Organizational Skills: Multiple orders, people, and many moving pieces will require organizational skills, as well as great attention to detail
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Inventory manager will need to be ready when problems arise or be ready to anticipate problems before they happen
  • Detail-oriented: The inventory manager is accountable for maintaining the appropriate stock levels for a business’s customers and employees.
  • Leadership Skills: to manage people and resolve conflicts while maintaining a positive work environment
  • Strong analytical skills: able to analyze and generate required date for reporting and business information
  • Physical skills: Be able to lift at least 50 pounds regularly. Inventory manager must be comfortable loading and unloading supplies from vehicle

Physical Demands:

Physical Activities: (Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to)

  • Sit:                                                       40%
  • Walk:                                                   30%
  • Stand:                                                 20%
  • Lift:                                                      10%

Required Lifting and Carrying: (Required frequency is:  Not required (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%), Continuous (67-100%)

  • Up to 10 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 20 lbs.:                                       Occasional
  • Up to 35 lbs.:                                       Frequent
  • Team-lift only (over 35 lbs.):               Frequent

REQ: REQ-135711 Supply Chain

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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