Materials Analyst
Leesport , Pennsylvania
November 20, 2017

Schneider Electric™ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: .

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What do you get to do in this position?

Responsible for the adequate handling of production materials within facility. Ensures adequate stock and timely supply of materials to the production lines or working areas and oversees the proper control of inventories. This position is accountable for applying lean concepts for the overall control and movement of materials in and out of the location. Administers production scheduling, inventory control, warehousing, customer service, traffic and/or shipping. Serves as a liaison among various departments to provide efficient customer service, inventory management and resolve difficulties.

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Executes overall Inventory levels in compliance with space availability, production output, order requirements, and business plans.
  • Coordinates the functions of production and materials while managing inventory levels. Serves as a liaison among various departments to provide efficient customer service and resolves difficulties.
  • Maintains methods and policies to ensure the most efficient and economical movement of materials. Works directly with the suppliers, purchasing and production to make sure material lot sizes, lead times, and packaging fits into the plant Material Providing and Handling plan.
  • Analyzes and evaluates problems with inventory, delivery, and/or sales orders. Recommends solutions. Provides periodic reports to management
  • Implements improvement projects in the areas of inventory control, cycle count procedures and Kanban.
  • Administers systems to minimize raw material inventories while reducing purchasing cost and maximizing customer service.
  • Maintains plant Healthy Inventory to drive lead times down and increase cash flow. Works to dispose of unhealthy inventory in a timely manner.
  • Develops strategies to meet SPS objectives.
  • Produces and/or ensures the production of ad hoc reports which further the business mission. Assists in resolution of user inquiries related to manufacturing systems.
  • Implements improvement projects in the areas of warehouse management, material flow, kanban accuracy, inventory control, physical inventory procedures and facility information management
  • Syteline key user for the area(s) of Supply Chain Management (SCM).
  • Ensures resources are best utilized to achieve both short- and long-term goals.
  • Accountable for evaluating and maintaining Syteline, Kanban and manufacturing systems in order to effectively manage and control inventory levels.
  • Participate in plants Short Interval Management (SIM) process.

This job might be for you if:
  • Bachelors' Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Business Management.
  • Inventory control process knowledge desirable. Syteline, KANBAN, MRP, OFO, etc.
  • Functional knowledge of Material Management Computer System - MRP.
  • Strong analytical, numerical, math, statistics skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including full suite of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel.
  • Ability to change with a dynamic workload: From heavy multi-tasking during peak workloads - to very focused, detail oriented work during critical projects.
  • Strong project management, organizational, and communication skills are required.

  • Certification- CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) and/or CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management).
  • Inventory control process knowledge desirable. Syteline, KANBAN, MRP, OFO, etc.
  • Experience in software for statistical forecasting (SPSS or SAS) or software for demand planning.
  • Knowledge in information technology and finance very beneficial.
  • Knowledge of plant's finished devices, product families, customer base, etc. is a plus.
  • 2-3 years related experience in warehouse management, material flow, or inventory management within a manufacturing industry.

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success - on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: .

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A little about us:
We’re the global specialist in energy management and automation. Our technologies ensure that Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.

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