Inventory Coordinator - 1st shift-

Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Huntley, IL, US, 60142

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The inventory coordinator Investigates inventory discrepancies found in locations on a daily basis. Communicates all findings and/or results of investigations with other inventory coordinators, area manager(s), and corporate inventory manager.  Coordinate and test all new configurations needed for manufacturing and within SAP. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned


  • Understand inventory SAP movements within IM (inventory managed) and WM (warehouse managed): Plant to plant transfers, goods receipts (vendor and production), sales, customer returns, and bin to bin movements.
  • Work with manufacturing group on new WM (warehouse management) set ups. Identify what they are looking to accomplish. Create Help Desk Ticket to have configurations updated, document test new configurations, and work with manufacturing group to test to ensure that is what they are looking for. Once all is tested and approved have the configuration moved to production.
  • Work with manufacturing personnel to schedule and maintain a log of ABC cycle counts assigned to departments(s) who are to perform on a daily. The weekly report should show by department the number of materials counted and the accuracy percentage.
  • Work on identifying and creating ideas to reduce obsolete inventories on a monthly basis.
  • Identify excess and surplus inventories within area of responsibility.
  • Work with planning and purchasing to reduce safety stocks and inventory levels.
  • Notify engineering of BOM details are missing SLOC (storage location) and supply area problems. Follow up to ensure they are entered correctly.
  • Work with inventory associates, supervisors and managers in identifying BOM problems in areas and submit engineering change to correct problems.
  • Create, maintain and publish a map of locations specific to lines for each department
  • Develop and maintain graphs and data for graphs as required on a weekly manufacturing report with top 10 inventory issues list identify action items weekly, and monthly report for Operations meeting.
  • Formally recommend and implement new procedures that improve efficiency, processes, and reduce inventory errors.
  • Investigate inventory adjustments and work towards identifying root causes and formally submit recommendations for improvements.



Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.


Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.



Supervisory Responsibilities




Qualifications to perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


Education and/or Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four year College or University; or one to three years related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Individual should have knowledge of Inventory software; other processing systems; spreadsheet software and word processing software.


Language Skills      


Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations. Have the ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Demonstrate the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, supervisors, associates and general public.


Mathematical Skills


The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers common factors and decimals.


Reasoning Ability


To solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations


Other Skills and Abilities


Other Qualifications


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop. Kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.


Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise, heat and dust levels in the work environment are sometimes higher. The work environment can include both Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic) and Loud noise (examples: metal can manufacturing department, large earth-moving equipment) based on the task performed.



Additional Information – N/A

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


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