Purchase/Inventory Control Associate

na   06379, CT   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on February 21, 2021

Purchase/Inventory Control Associate

Purpose/Summary: The Purchasing / Inventory Control Associate will be responsible for reviewing inventory items and ensuring the appropriate levels needed for servicing our clients while striving to improve inventory turns.

Primary duties include: Responding to purchasing requests from the GM and Sales Team for pricing and lead time. Analyzing supplier order statuses, communicating delays and expediting deliveries to mitigate negative impacts to production scheduling and on-time delivery performance. Monthly Inventory reconciliation and cycle counts. Analysis of obsolete and excess inventory items and make recommendations for action. Analysis of non-conformed material and interface with suppliers on disposition. Manage outside processing needs related to inventory purchases. Maintain approved supplier performance records, ISO supplier performance and semi–annual review process. Resolve quality issues that might pertain to product.

Additional Responsibilities: Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner at all times. Respect and protect company information and owner privacy. Follow all policies, guidelines and verbal or written directives of management Display a positive attitude and maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers Other tasks as assigned to support the department and organization goals.

Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree preferred in business administration or related field program. Minimum 3 years of manufacturing purchasing experience, manufacturing or Steel Industry experience a plus. Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. Strong math skills. AS400 system knowledge preferred. Microsoft Office experience Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work well with others or alone, team-oriented and self-motivated Working Conditions: General office environment.