Inventory Control Manager

<strong>At Behr Paint, we strive to have all employees bring their best selves and their unique perspectives every day. We are a tight-knit family of fun, friendly, integrity focused individuals who work together in exciting and challenging ways to build and maintain our award-winning, industry-leading products and services, and to positively impact our customers and the communities in which we live and work.</strong>

Chicago Heights, Illinois


<strong>Founded in 1947, Behr Paint Company is one of the largest manufacturers of paints, primers, decorative finishes, stains, and surface preparation products&nbsp;for&nbsp;do-it-yourselfers and professionals in&nbsp;the&nbsp;United States,&nbsp;Canada, and&nbsp;Mexico. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based maker of the&nbsp;BEHR&reg;&nbsp;and&nbsp;KILZ&reg;&nbsp;brands is dedicated to meeting the coating and color needs of DIYers, professionals, architects, and designers with an unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and value.</strong>

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Full time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <ul> <li>Supervise production scheduling, shipping, receiving, and transfer of raw materials and containers.</li> <li>Supervise, monitor, and control the inventory of raw materials, containers, and finished goods.</li> <li>Supervise all Receiving personnel and provide training and guidance to the entire department.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ensure that all safety policies and procedures are strictly followed at all times.</li> <li>Coordinate production scheduling and oversee the execution of the production plan.</li> <li>Study OSHA, DOT, and environmental rules and regulations and ensure the proper certification training of all raw material and receiving personnel.</li> <li>Train raw material and receiving personnel in storage, transfer, and record keeping procedures and maintain proper documentation of training.</li> <li>Review equipment, storage, and material identification problems associated with raw material handling with Plant Manager.</li> <li>Monitor the proper handling, storage, labeling, and documentation of the disposition of yard material under the solvent recovery program.</li> <li>Coordinate raw material and receiving deliveries and returns and resolve any billing issues.</li> <li>Supervise first-in/first-out program for all raw materials.</li> <li>Maintain clear verbal and written communications with Purchasing Department representatives to ensure raw material availability at all times.</li> <li>Investigate problems involving contamination of raw materials in conjunction with Quality Control and Production personnel.</li> <li>Maintain accurate inventories of all materials and conduct cycle and perpetual inventory counts as needed.</li> <li>Ensure all personnel use and are properly trained in SAP systems and transactions.</li> </ul>
Requirements: EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/TRAINING:<br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in the appropriate area or equivalent experience</li> <li>Education, training, or certification in production and inventory control processes</li> <li>Thorough and progressively responsible experience in receiving, shipping and inventory control functions</li> </ul> <br />KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES RECOMMENDED FOR POSITION:<br /> <ul> <li>Thorough knowledge of receiving, shipping, inventory control and records management practices and procedures</li> <li>Thorough knowledge of safety procedures, including OSHA, DOT and environmental rules and regulations</li> <li>Thorough knowledge of applicable production and inventory control computer systems and programs</li> <li>Thorough knowledge of SAP systems and transactions</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of material storage practices, handling and disposal of raw material and hazardous substances</li> <li>Knowledge of management principles and techniques</li> <li>Ability to plan, organize and complete projects and assignments in a timely manner</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing</li> <li>Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships</li> </ul>