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$19+/hr [Want more $$$? Check out our Shift 2 & 3 Openings!]
Hours: Monday - Friday (8am-4:30pm), Overtime (10-12 hour shifts along with weekends as needed)
DAY ONE: Health insurance
DAY ONE: Dental insurance
Also DAY ONE:
Competitively Accruing PTO
401k with 6% MATCH
Excellent Employee Discount!!!
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Our Olathe, KS location is seeking a Inventory Control Specialist to add to our team. This position is responsible for the various aspects of the distribution center processing and receiving, fulfillment, shipping of product and inventory control. Responsible for daily production and inventory control activities leading to valid inventory records, valid MRP and SCMS planning data, and improved utilization of distribution and PC systems. Responsible for identifying process improvement opportunities that will increase distribution work-in-process inventory accuracy that will lead to higher distribution efficiencies.
High School Diploma or GED
1+ years post high school education or equivalent experience in a distribution related field.
Strong PC/Distribution system related skills including the ability to create and format reports, forms and spreadsheets. (Excel, Word, Query functions)
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal skills and attitude/behavior demonstrated toward continuous improvement.
Works closely with distribution management to provide consistent feedback of inventory records.
Provides guidance and training to distribution personnel to prevent inventory errors. Identifies and coordinates activities among distribution, materials, and engineering groups to identify and implement processes that will lead to improved inventory accuracy.
Ensure accuracy of MRP and SCS planning and inventory data by performing cycle counting as defined in established procedures, material availability checks, bill of material reviews, and reconciling inventory or bill of material as needed.
Conduct appropriate inventory record research where inventory discrepancies exist.
Define causes of errors, reconcile records, publish results, and actively pursue/participate in getting the causes of inventory errors resolved.
Participates in the development and implementation of business process improvement and system enhancements impacting all Production and Inventory Control and shop floor control related activities.
Review all new product introductions and engineering change orders affecting the department.
Ensure accurate and timely phase-in of BOM and routing changes to facilitate a smooth transition and a minimum of obsolete inventory.
Perform daily data activities including: Inventory transactions (i.e. scrap, production, and substitutions), work order maintenance, flow tag and routing maintenance, input MAR data into database, and investigate material outages identified by manufacturing.
Coordinate physical inventory activities with distribution management and other materials personnel. Other inventory management duties as required.
Physical Requirements: Standing and walking in the Distribution Center 90% of the time. Lifting and carrying boxes up to 50lbs. Manual dexterity for operating a personal computer keyboard.
Strong knowledge in inventory control routines and general understanding of scheduling routines.
Excellent analytical and conceptualization skills.
Problem solving, reasoning, and attention to detail for organizing resources.
Written communication skills for memos and reports.
Flexibility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to handle conflicting priorities.
Flexibility and ability to change.
Ability to work under pressure.
Equipment Used: Stand up/ Sit down Forklift. Computer, AS400 Terminal, Bar Code(RF) scanner, and weigh scale.
Working Environment: 100% of the time is spent in the Distribution Center. This exposure subject’s incumbent to temperature changes, dirt, dust, noise, vibration, moving objects and mechanical parts.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing systems (i.e. MRP, inventory control).
Product familiarity including strong bill of materials knowledge
Understanding of distribution/material flow
Exceptional experience in Microsoft Excel/Access and AS400/System 21
We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, gear discounts and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!
Our Postings are not intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction, country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in any jurisdiction, country or territory.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled
At this time, Vista Outdoor is closely monitoring the developments on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 workplace rule regarding COVID-19 vaccination or testing. You will not be asked any questions regarding these items during application.
Vista Outdoor Inc. is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets including Bushnell, Giro, CamelBak, Federal, Bell, Remington, and many more!
Vista employs over 5,000 employees worldwide and has diverse portfolio well-recognized brands that provide a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products, including sporting ammunition, outdoor cooking accessories, ebikes, bike accessories and helmets, outdoor sports optics and golf rangefinders.
Our Purpose: To be known as a passionate outdoor company with the brands, products and culture that unite people around a shared love and responsibility for the outdoors.
Our Vision: To build powerhouse brands that empower people to achieve their goals and live their best outdoor lives.