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Inventory Planner

BlackHawk Industrial Broken Arrow ,OK
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SUMMARY: The Supply Chain Inventory Planner is responsible for the management of all activities associated with assigned suppliers, commodities and/or services. This position is generally assigned numerous suppliers with many purchase orders, line items, and smaller spend levels.  However, this position has full responsibility and leadership for assigned spend categories, working closely with multiple internal user sites, developing strategies and driving all related supply chain activities to assure that cost and value-added requirements are met.

 

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Personally exhibits, recruits and coaches associates consistent with Core Behaviors
  • Responsible for promoting culture of safety
  • Review and generate purchasing orders.
  • Generate Transfer Requirements.
  • Respond to routine supplier inquiries.
  • Communicate with employees and suppliers in a timely manner.
  • Continually seeks to streamline the order placement, acknowledgement and expedite processes to improve efficiencies throughout the overall supply chain.
  • Manages supplier relationships within each commodity and is knowledgeable of their quality, delivery and performance record 
  • Effectively communicates internally and externally any supplier term and condition liabilities regarding freight, minimum orders, and other factors that may affect our cost structure
  • Identify Critical items that need to be stocked to support customer delivery requirements.
  • Work with sales people on slow or dead stock to determine disposition and plan to reduce inventory dollars.
  • Drives healthy inventory portfolio through managing inventory levels (inventory parameters, order quantities, etc.)
  • Assist with training inventory planners with new ERP implementations
  • Resolve invoice pricing discrepancies, shipping errors, or quality issues with suppliers.
  • Monitors assigned inventory levels and develops plans to address obsolete inventory   
  • Monitors product availability levels to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized workspace
  • Perform other duties as assigned 
  • Perform work in accordance to ISO processes and procedures

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient with computer systems and software including MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships with internal customers, external suppliers and fellow teammates at all levels
  • Ability to interact and influence at multiple levels internally and also with suppliers.
  • Ability to exercise sound business judgment in a team environment while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with problem solving and process improvement orientation
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • ERP experience a plus

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Material, Purchasing, Supply Chain or related field or minimum of 2 years related experience

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • NAPM – National Association of Purchasing Management, preferred
  • CPIM - Production and Inventory Management, preferred
  • CSCMP – Council of Supply Chain Professionals, preferred

 

BENEFITS:

  • 401K Plan and Company Match Medical
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

 

*BlackHawk Industrial is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description
BlackHawk Industrial provides you the highest quality industrial products and equipment, offering manufacturing services while creating innovative engineered supply solutions. We truly believe in the importance of the local relationships with the customers we service. Our employees have fun every day exceeding the expectations of our customers, suppliers, and shareholders.

With locations across North America, you have access to thousands of manufacturers supplying a wide range of standard and custom products. Our streamlined distribution program allows you to dramatically reduce your total costs.

We are BIG ENOUGH TO SERVE, and SMALL ENOUGH TO CARE.

Founded in 2010, BlackHawk Industrial implemented a highly aggressive buy-and-build strategy in the fragmented $400 billion industrial distribution market. Today, BlackHawk operates a national network of nine major industrial distribution and supply chain management solutions providers. Our ability to serve a dedicated, growing customer base with resources that go far beyond our typical competitors has earned us a reputation for innovation and leadership in the marketplace.

BlackHawk Industrial

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, great benefits, unique culture, and lots of room for growth!

BlackHawk Industrial provides you the highest quality industrial products and equipment, offering manufacturing services while creating innovative engineered supply solutions. We truly believe in the importance of the local relationships with the customers we service. Our employees have fun every day exceeding the expectations of our customers, suppliers, and shareholders. With locations across North America, you have access to thousands of manufacturers supplying a wide range of standard and custom products. Our streamlined distribution program allows you to dramatically reduce your total costs. We are BIG ENOUGH TO SERVE, and SMALL ENOUGH TO CARE. Founded in 2010, BlackHawk Industrial implemented a highly aggressive buy-and-build strategy in the fragmented $400 billion industrial distribution market. Today, BlackHawk operates a national network of nine major industrial distribution and supply chain management solutions providers. Our ability to serve a dedicated, growing customer base with resources that go far beyond our typical competitors has earned us a reputation for innovation and leadership in the marketplace.

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Broken Arrow, OK
USA