Inventory Control Supervisor

  • General Dynamics Bath Iron Works
  • Brunswick, ME, USA
  • Jul 12, 2019
Full time QA-Quality Control

Job Description

Job Description

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient supervision of all aspects of the Inventory Control group across BIW.
  • Develops best practices while executing policies, procedures in order to properly assess and maintain appropriate inventory levels
  • The successful candidate will oversee the planning, execution, and change management associated with the GDBIW Inventory Strategy and Control Plan
  • Has oversight responsibility to ensure each member of the inventory control team is thoroughly trained on all pertinent processes
  • Oversees inventory processes to ensure all periodic, physical and cycle count audits are conducting in a timely manner according yearly internal and customer requirements
  • Will develop and ensure delivery of accurate reports for internal and external users
  • Monitor all cycle count programs and ensure consistency and accuracy in the programs
  • Will identify all operational problems and recommend needed improvements in inventory control plans with management
  • Will also assist in Warehousing initiatives as assigned
  • Must be fully capable to construct, modify, report and monitor inventory control activities (e.g. inventory accuracy) and variances through weekly metrics package

Required/Preferred Education/Training

  • BS degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Management Logistics – or other relevant major (e.g. finance / accounting with inventory control) is required
  • Graduate GDBIW Apprentice preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Demonstrated experience performing inventory management operations
  • Demonstrated experience in constructing management reporting packages
  • Knowledge of continuous process improvement methodology

Required/Preferred Experience

  • Knowledge of material handling and inventory control practices
  • Demonstrated advanced expertise in computer and database analysis / reporting is required (Microsoft Office suite including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, Tableau, etc.)
  • Demonstrated advanced expertise in forecasting methods with the ability to move from data analysis to management recommendations
  • Experienced working in an organized labor environment preferred
  • Demonstrated prior successful supervisory experience for a minimum of 5 years is preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work with minimal direct supervision
  • Strong written and oral communication required
  • Able to work in a production environment (inside, outside, sun, rain, snow, hot, cold and dust)