Inventory Analyst

Deutsche Bahn Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 4 weeks ago


DB Schenker is the world's leading global logistics provider - we support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Integrated logistics resides at the world's most important intersections, where the flow of goods creates an effective link between carriers.

Our value-added services ensure the flow of goods continues seamlessly and supply chains stay lean and optimized for success. Our business holds top positions in automotive, technology, consumer goods, trade fair logistics, special transports, and special events logistics.

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Manages inventory to ensure compliance with all customer required KPI's. Controls inventory of goods needed for forecasted sales and scheduled distribution. Monitors and updates master schedule to reflect inventory turnover, stocking decisions, forecasting, and administrative controls.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

? Inventory Management

o Understanding of how to manage inventory on a WMS and financial system

o Ensure inventory accuracy between systems

o Identify failed transactions and troubleshoot to define root cause and corrective action

o Chart reasons for inventory issues and drive process or IT solutions to minimize reoccurrences

o Direct actions with responsible staff to correct variances between systems

o Work with local operations team to resolve inventory inaccuracies

o Monitor and resolve issues with inbound orders to ensure demand can be met

o Monitor and resolve issues with outbound orders and ensure proper receipt of product

o Manage returns and quarantine products to ensure resolution and proper inventory reporting

o In conjunction with site leadership, help ensure physical inventory accuracy to WMS

o Work in conjunction with Quality Manager to ensure Work Instructions are updated in any instance alterations need to be made to ensure appropriate system flow.

o Pareto Analysis needs to be provided to site leadership daily to update on their Shift Meeting boards.

o Meet or exceed customer expectations for inventory accuracy between systems (deltas).

o Establish good relationship with Inventory owners across customer network

? Manage Aged Inventory and produce actionable reports

o Develop and provide to all sites to drive actions

o Analyze & coordinate movement of aged materials

o Communicate with teams to verify order status

o Identify open orders daily - drive actions to close orders

o Drive periodic Purge requests by the client.

Deliverables & Achievables:

  • Minimal inventory discrepancies between systems

  • Timely resolution of all inventory related issues

  • Insuring customer KPI's for inventory are met

  • Eliminating inventory issues that cause issues in meeting order demand

  • Minimizing aged inventory

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Details/Specification/Explanation of the role specific skills

Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred. Experience with SAP, Oracle, and/or JDA strongly preferred. 2 - 4 years' experience required with WMS applications.

Inventory Analysts need strong speaking, writing, analytical, and organizational skills. Experience with Microsoft Suite. They must be able to work independently and make crucial decisions. They must also be adept with computer software, especially databases and spreadsheets.

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Inventory Analyst

Deutsche Bahn