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Inventory Specialist

Requisition ID:  16746
Job Location(s): 

Ames, US, 50011

Job Description

Danfoss is seeking a motivated, reliable and responsive Inventory Specialist in our Ames, IA location.

Job Responsibilities

 

Management of Cycle Count process: 
•    Utilization of the SAP business system to create required count documents following the defined SAP logic and configuration.
•    Administrating daily Cycle Counts to ensure that required cycle count schedules are completed according to defined company standards.
•    Development and communication of key performance measures to all areas supported by the defined Cycle Count processes. 
•    Management of SAP system configuration to ensure that needed organizational activities are completed as necessary.

 

Development of Business Processes required to support accurate inventory records and efficient flow of materials throughout the business environment:
•    Development and launch of business processes required to facilitate the accurate management and efficient flow of externally procured and internally manufactured products.  
•    Develop and implement the educational materials necessary to train employees on the business and financial impacts that inaccurate inventory records and/or inefficient material flows have on internal and external stakeholders. 
•    Ensure that documentation in the form of SOP’s are, available and current, for critical business functions that effect/impact inventory records and/or flows.

 

Root cause analysis and record compliance on inventory inaccuracy and Inventory flow management:
•    Identify and implement containment and permanent corrective actions for events that fail to meet defined control limits.
•    Develop processes required to ensure the prevention of reoccurrence of noted process/transactional failures. 
•    Transactional management of required actions to adjust inventory records that have been identified as inaccurate.

 

Reporting: 
•    Provide detailed statements on inventory adjustments and impacted records as required.
•    Development and deployment of KPI’s for measured areas.
•    Facilitate the required activities to support both internal external auditors. 

 

Background & Skills

•    Bachelor’s Degree in business or operational planning is preferred. 
•    3-5 years of related work experience is required
•    Communicate effectively with internal and external partners, required for both written and verbal presentations
•    SAP experience/knowledge preferred
•    Mathematical aptitude and strong attention to detail
•    Problem solving skills
•    Self-starting individual (proactive)
•    Flexible with the ability to change tasks with little to no notice.
•    Process oriented 
•    Computer skills that include Excel, Word and PowerPoint
•    General Inventory Management knowledge
•    Understanding of Standard Work and ability to help write SW
•    Able to learn and understand general warehouse and assembly operations
•    8-D problem solving training is preferred
•    APICS Certification in preferred

 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines