Materials Management and Inventory Control Analyst

This is an opportunity for a Materials Management and Inventory Control Analyst who wants to design and rollout processes not just execute them. A chance to build the perfect system based on your hands-on knowledge.

Toronto, ON


<p>Array is a leading global provider of end-to-end retail merchandising services.</p> <p>For over 35 years, we have been delivering innovation in point-of-purchase displays, self-service systems, retail fixtures and environments.</p> <p>Our clients benefit from our unparalleled range of in-house design, development and project management services; global manufacturing capabilities; comprehensive logistics and installation; complete follow-up services and our promise of continuous innovation.</p> <p>We have a robust, global operating footprint, serving customers across North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe.</p> <p>Using our unique knowledge of the retail industry and its customers, we play a critical role in developing and enhancing the in-store experience for the world&rsquo;s premier retailers and consumer product manufacturers.</p>

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Overview: <p>Array is transforming. Every day we become a stronger global company. With over 1500 employees and exponential growth, we are redesigning how we better serve customers and scale our business. We are building on strength acquiring new businesses and talent to increase our capacity and capability to innovate and accelerate rapid growth.</p> <p>A leader in the retail display and in-store merchandising services industry, we work with top brands like Est&eacute;e Lauder, Sephora, Ulta Beauty, and L&rsquo;Or&eacute;al to name just a few. Experts in our field with over 35 years of experience, we are transforming our business process leveraging our in-depth industry knowledge and design innovation.</p> <p>As we expand around the world, we are looking for critical thinkers who are data-driven and have a strong voice to help us steer towards the future and carry out our vision. Joining us now is a chance to lead our transformation, to make a mark and chart our future and your career.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, we need a Materials Management and Inventory Control Analyst to take on the role of a functional expert. Someone with deep inventory, warehouse, and logistics management experience to streamline, automate and document our processes in these areas.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <p><em>Exposure and growth.</em>&nbsp;You want to be a critical player at a growing, global organization. You want to transition from a manager on the manufacturing floor into a process builder role at the corporate level. You want to be a key contributor and continue to grow your career, moving up to researching and implementing a new ERP system.</p> <p><em>Impact and autonomy.&nbsp;</em>You want a change in the pace of your work and a greater range in what you are working on. You want to design and rollout processes, not just execute them. This is a chance to build the perfect system based on your hands-on knowledge.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What our new Materials Management and Inventory Control Analyst will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Discovery. Work closely with the team to determine and analyze current needs, requirements, strategic goals, and existing processes. You will identify gaps and formulate insights to guide the business process realignment.</li> <li>Design and configure. Lead the work on a collaborative team to define system specifications that meet their needs and align with the scope of the implementation.</li> <li>Transform and optimize. Identify and apply industry best practices. Implement techniques that align and improve product quality across all facets of materials management (warehousing, inventory and logistics functions). Measurably improve process performance.</li> <li>Collaborate. Partner with key stakeholders evaluating recommended changes in business processes that significantly impact the end-to-end-processes.</li> <li>Analyze. Develop metrics for process measurement and identify future improvements.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>As a Materials Management and Inventory Control Analyst, you have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Direct Experience. You have 5+ years of progressive experience in Materials Management. You have expertise in the end-to-end manufacturing process from the bill of materials to end-product delivery. You have hands-on knowledge of ERP operations and procedures as related to inventory, warehouse and logistics management. You are familiar with enterprise business processes for a manufacturing business. You have expertise in process analysis, design and documentation.</li> <li>Technical. You are proficient in the MS Office Suite including Visio. You have familiarity with Crystal Reports.</li> <li>Interpersonal. Your communication skills - written, verbal, presentation - are outstanding. You are comfortable talking to teams from the manufacturing shop upwards to C-level executives. You have the confidence to take a stand, defend your decision and hear the opposition. You are naturally looked to for direction in a crisis, and you are comfortable facing adversity head-on.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The Array way.</strong></p> <p>Whether you are working in the engineering department in Long Island, the design studio in Toronto or around the world on the manufacturing floor, Array is a place that invests in our people and recognizes their success. We believe in open, honest communication and the input of all of our employees.</p> <p>At Array, we foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, collaboration, and pride. From encouraging calculated risks that lead to change to providing access to education, on-site learning, and the best technology and materials, we promise to provide a safe, creative, ethical and nurturing environment to build a dynamic career.</p> <p><strong>Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment</strong></p> <p>Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.</p>