Global Inventory Manager - Procurement - Decatur, IL

Archer Daniels Midland Company Decatur , IL 62523

Posted 4 weeks ago

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we're one of the world's largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world's premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at Inventory Manager - Decatur, IL

This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:

Global Procurement is looking for a highly motivated Global Inventory Manager to join the team. This key role within Procurement will lead efforts to establish a robust non-commodity inventory program across spare parts inventories globally.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with Procurement and BU leaders to develop a global rollout and implementation strategy for spare parts inventories (non-commodity)

  • Work with the Global Process Owner for Source-to-Pay to develop standard processes and policies related to inventory; such as the reorder process, standard methodologies for min/max/EOQ, standards for what should be inventoried, overmax / sharing inventory across ADM locations, among other

  • Partner with the Procurement Data team to develop reports, dashboards, and visualizations on the Microsoft Power BI platform to support global inventory strategy

  • Lead team of inventory analysts to conduct site visits, identify items, setup and train location colleagues on use of barcode printers and handhelds, inventory upload, among other inventory "best practices"

  • Provide robust analytics and reporting for Procurement and BU leadership

  • Develop strategies to optimize inventories and reduce working capital

  • Work with Procurement and IT to support decisions related to EAM implementations, system changes or other with impact to inventory

  • Align inventory strategy to BU targets around asset management

  • Partner with IT and drive strategy for software and hardware required to enable inventory results (printers, handhelds, software SYCLO)

  • Develop standard processes, checklists and KPIs for inventory deployments

  • Partner with the strategic sourcing team to support efforts while on-site around vendor managed inventory, consignment, inventory buy-back, demand management and other

  • Develop process for maximizing value from un-needed inventory (consume sell scrap)

  • This role will serve as the "Global Data Steward" for Products (items non-commodity) and will be responsible for driving the standards and processes related to ADM's global unified catalog

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant job experience required

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Bachelor's degree in business or supply chain preferred

  • General knowledge of ADM's business units

  • Ability to work in a quickly changing environment with tight deadlines

  • Create a positive work environment through teamwork & conflict resolution

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Exceptional analytical and interpersonal skills

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Global Inventory Manager - Procurement - Decatur, IL

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