Inventory Control

Pasadena, TX 77507

Posted: 09/12/2018 Industry: Admin Job Number: 8485 Pay Rate: $30,000.00 - $35,000.00



This role is responsible for controlling inventory through daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly physical cycle counts and for accurately keeping inventory information up to date by the minute in SAP. This person coordinates, facilitates, and expedites the delivery of materials. Makes sure that the plant is fully stocked with the necessary materials for production. Prepares production schedules, and makes sure that the operation meets customer needs and shipping deadlines. Proficient math and organizational skills are critical for this role. This person must be a team player, professional, courteous to others, and be flexible and willing to put in the time and effort to achieve success.


  • Check/ count inventory to make sure that all materials are always accounted for and that the plant is always well equipped with materials needed to complete customer orders.

  • Conduct daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly physical cycle counts to ensure 100% inventory accuracy.

  • Proactively prepare for future or unexpected customer order needs based on sales forecasts and past order histories by keeping materials in stock and preparing production schedules accordingly.

  • Prepare production reports

  • Prepare, organize, and prioritize production schedules based on customer orders and lead times. Rearrange and modify production schedules when met with unforeseen circumstances.

  • Actively communicate with and coordinate with Customer Service, Production, and other SCS locations to make sure the plant meets shipping deadlines

  • Prepare purchase orders to obtain materials, tools, and equipment

  • Schedule, coordinate, and expedite the delivery of material

  • Communicate the status of production to all applicable departments. Including but not limited to: Management, Sales, Customer Service, and Shipping

  • Initiate replacement orders for lost, damaged, or incorrect material received

  • Work extensively with the SAP system to constantly account for inventory and constantly update production capacity

  • Some tasks and responsibilities require working in a non-climate controlled manufacturing plant. (Will be subject to working in extreme temperatures depending on the weather. Exposure to disagreeable conditions typical to a manufacturing plant, including but not limited to: loud noise, dust and chemicals.)

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 2 years of inventory control and production planning experience at a fast-paced, high-volume manufacturing facility

  • Proficiency with SAP

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., stand for long periods of time, walk for long periods of time, bend and stoop repetitively, and handle repetitious activity for long periods of time. Must be able to withstand working in both an office and manufacturing plant environment. Must be able to sit and work on a computer for long periods of time.

  • Advanced math skills

  • Organization and multi-tasking capabilities

  • Detail oriented

  • Sense of urgency

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