Inventory Improvement Supervisor
- 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
- 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 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
Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.
Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.
Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries. Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power.
In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction.
Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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