Are you our next Inventory Manager?
We are currently seeking an Inventory Manager for our FishHawk, Florida location. This position will be reporting to the Manager, Supply Chain. This role develops and manages a comprehensive, end-to-end view of projected inventory positions at each node of the network for the full planning horizon. The end-to-end view includes inventory from finished goods production to up-country warehouses and US distribution ports. Manages and updates parameters in Supply Planning systems to properly reflect the operating environment (e.g. min/max batch size, lead time, etc.) including directing other planning resources involved in the process. Monitors supply performance metrics to ensure inventory positions and product flows are performing as planned.
What will you do?
- Work Processes: Manage and communicate the feasible net production requirements to Production Planners. Collaborate with Replenishment and Plant to Port Planners to ensure feasible replenishment plans are developed to meet targeted inventory positions in the network. Monitor network capacities to proactively identify constraints and coordinate with Supply Chain and Production resources to alleviate constraints (i.e. storage capacity, fleeting capacity, production capacity, loading capacity, etc.). Document any changes in the supply plan. Participate in ongoing Supply Chain analysis initiatives, such as inventory analysis to improve the effectiveness of Mosaic’s supply chain. Participate in off-cycle process as required.
- Planning: Coordinate the proactive development of supply scenarios for review with the Commercial team in situations where supply plans cannot meet the requirements and/or priorities expressed in the Consensus Demand Plan. Document and track known constraints for review in the Integrated Business Planning Process. Collaborate with Demand Planning to identify and resolve any supply/demand imbalances. Evaluate slow moving materials and excess inventories to recommend and implement corrective action plans.
- Systems: Manage and update parameters in Supply Planning systems to properly reflect the operating environment (e.g. min/max batch size, lead time, etc.) including directing other planning resources involved in the process.
- Metrics: Monitor supply performance metrics to ensure inventory positions and product flows are performing as planned. Complete root-cause analysis to understand performance drivers and recommend corrective actions.
- Meetings: Lead weekly supply review with Product Management to communicate changes to available supply including inventory positions and production plans and the recommended corrective actions. Participate in the monthly Supply Review Meeting to review, approve, and publish a consensus supply plan (Available to Supply). Participate in the monthly Integrated Business Review to resolve demand and supply imbalances and/or constraints.
- Talent Management: As appropriate to org structure, guide talent management activities to recruit, retain, coach, and engage employees. Provide timely and constructive feedback on a regular basis to ensure employees have a clear understanding of their work and roles. Manage performance issues when necessary. Work with employees on their career development plans.
- Be vigilant of issues and conditions that can affect their fellow workers.
- Report any issues that can impact the environment or the safety of the employees.
What do you need for this role?
- Bachelors Degree in Business, Economics, Operations, or Finance is required.
- A minimum of 8 years of transportation, sales, phosphate production, or product line experience is required. Experience working in a highly complex, fast-paced environment is a must.
- Ability to utilize technology solutions to optimize supply chain situations is required.
- Strong computer skills, which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is required.
- Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills are preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong leadership capabilities.
- Strong team and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to effectively work with employees at all levels within the organization.
- Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Demonstrated decision-making and prioritization skills.
- Ability to adapt to a continually changing business and work environment and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced work environment.
- Passionate work ethic willing to work long hours to satisfy customer and production requirements.
- Willing to take risks and innovate processes.
- Physical work environment is typically indoors at a consistent temperature.
- Position will be required to cross-train across product categories.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform other job functions.
- Must be able to safely perform the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others.
- Able to lift approximately 0-10 lbs. unassisted and occasionally.
- Able to hear, with or without correction.
- Able to read, write and understand basic English.
- Able to see, with or without correction.
- Able to travel unassisted.
- Able to use fine hand motor skills.
- Must be authorized to work in the United States.
Selected candidates will be required to successfully complete the following:
- Post-offer/pre-placement drug and alcohol screening, background check, physical, functional capacity examination.