Inventory Control Specialist
JENOPTIK Optical Systems, Inc. - Huntsville, AL

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JENOPTIK Optical Systems Inc. is looking to hire an Inventory Control Specialist in our Huntsville, AL facility.

  • Control, Maintenance and Accounting for Raw Materials, Work-In-Process & Finished Goods, Inventory Movement and Positions using SAP Software
  • Perform Maintenance of Inventory Valuation within SAP
  • Order wafer substrate materials, chemicals, outsourced mechanical processing, outsourced vacuum coatings, and all other COGS items required for production of JOSI-AL’s products.
  • Place purchase orders for capital equipment repairs, facility maintenance, and service subcontracts.
  • Work closely with coating suppliers and outsourcing suppliers to maintain strategic relationships.
  • Establish JIT purchasing for supplies and consumables. Work with corporate JOSI purchaser in negotiating preferred pricing agreements
  • Supports and Delivers Standard Inventory Reporting, works with Accounting Department to ensure accuracy
  • Responsible for maintaining acceptable and accurate inventory levels
  • Corroborates with accounting department to ensure precise recording of inventory movements
  • Communicates with Production Control and all department managers and purchasing on inventory levels and locations
  • Incorporate Lean Manufacturing Principles relative to Inventory Management
  • Supports VP of Finance with Year-End Audit
  • Responsible for generating and implementing inventory control policies and procedures
  • Accountable for performing monthly, quarterly, and annual physical inventory cycle counting
  • Records physical inventory adjustments and differences in SAP
  • Assists with month-end closing process as it relates to inventory
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

  • 2-5 years experience using SAP, Oracle Software, or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software
  • Bachelors Degree or Associate’s Degree with 5 years experience
  • 3-year minimum work experience in Inventory Management or Cost Accounting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge of cost accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of International Accounting Standards (IFRS) helpful.
  • Ability to work with others in a complex management matrix structure
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must possess “soft skills”: conflict resolution and negotiation, personal effectiveness, creative problem solving, strategic thinking, team building, and influencing skills
  • Expertise in dealing with people effectively and politely
  • US Citizen or Qualified U.S. Worker

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