The Purchasing & Inventory Control Supervisor supports the VP of Operations with oversight of all purchasing and inventory related functions at the corporate level. To include all tasks associated with our Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system relating to inventory management – item set up, forecasting, purchasing etc.
The position will be responsible for supervising all activities relating to Purchasing, Inventory Management Planning/Forecasting & for managing/developing the inventory team.
o Ensuring the Master Schedule is running accordingly
o Reviewing planned production and planned purchases
o Communicate Factory Direct order details to both the suppliers, brokers and internal sales and customer service teams as well as ensure proper processing of all documents related
o Create, update and maintain the inventory database in ERP system, Microsoft Axapta, including pricing, safety stock, ABC classification, min/max order quantities etc.
o Analyze inventory data and create reports on demand. Analyze sales history, trends and forecast future inventory needs
o Export and import the monthly sales forecast document for processing in Axapta
Strong experience with ERP systems
Excel proficiency is a must including pivot table
Leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive work relationships with other employees, vendors, and customers.
Strong analytical/problem-solving, logic & mathematical skills coupled with strong organizational skills
Supply chain management – inventory, purchasing, planning, forecasting
APICS and or CPM certification preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance/Accounting, Mathematics or similar degree path with a concentration on inventory and purchasing courses.
Minimum of 3-5 years as an inventory planner and/or purchasing agent with at least 1 year as a supervisor.