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Inventory Control Purchasing Specialist - No Marijuana Testing

Date: Sep 24, 2021

Location: Urbana, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Day-to-Day Role

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate, and control the flow of work within or between production or warehouse teams
  • Record, control, and monitor site inventory using ERP inventory and purchasing systems
  • Oversee cycle counting activities, compile results, investigate discrepancies, and determine root cause
  • Purchase Maintenance, Repair and Operating (MRO) goods and services, and other materials, parts, supplies or services needed by the plant or warehouse to ensure appropriate inventory levels
  • Contact vendors or internal departments regarding delivery, lost shipments, incorrect paperwork, pricing, and quantity discrepancies
  • Create purchase orders, track requisitions, research, and resolve discrepancies
  • Ensure all inventory items are received and stored appropriately
  • Track and maintain appropriate documentation
  • Create, compile, and deliver required reports
  • Analyze incoming inventory and determine optimal space allocation
  • Ensure proper inventory turning techniques, such as First In, First Out (FIFO)
  • Coordinate inventory moves and consolidation to efficiently utilize space
  • Train employees on SAP systems and procedures, assist with troubleshooting and serve as the plant or warehouse subject matter expert for SAP modules relating to supply chain and inventory management
  • File claims and track status for defective or returned products, repairs, and warranties
  • Recommend returns or sale of obsolete items
  • Collaborate with corporate procurement for vendors that do not have a corporate account.  Research vendors and prepare pricing quotes.  May negotiate contacts with local vendors as needed for small purchases

 

Core Skills

The ideal Inventory Control Specialist will  possess the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to utilize and train employees on technology, processes and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Strong written communication skills demonstrating the ability to prepare outlines, reports, letters, and any other supplemental materials in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities
  • Experience using purchasing and inventory software
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

 

Preferred Core Skills

The ideal Inventory Control Specialist will  possess the following:

  • Prior SAP experience preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing or high-volume warehouse environment, preferred
  • Paper converting, chemical/plastics processing and packaging industrial experience, preferred

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are subject to drug testing (excluding THC/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at time of offer.

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

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