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Inventory Analyst

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The leading global coffee retailer has an immediate contract need for a detail oriented Inventory Analyst! This is a contract role for three months with a possibility to extend! This job contributes to client's success by developing, implementing and managing inventory processes within the client Supply Chain organization to support improvements in production and distribution.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

Develops and implements guidelines for physical inventory at internal and external sites. Develops and implements procedures for inventory management. Develops, implements and monitors auditing procedures to ensure a 97 percent or better perpetual inventory accuracy rate. May work on special projects.

Summary of Experience:

Implementing inventory processes: 5 years. Progressive inventory control operations: 5 years. Warehouse or distribution environment: 5 years.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Strong analytical skills. Ability to perform data entry. Ability to solve complex problems and follow through to solution. Ability to train others in procedures. Knowledge of inventory tracking in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Strong organizational and planning skills.


Daily Review production reporting activity in Oracle
Review receiving activity in Oracle
Review pending receipts of RAW materials in Oracle (coffee, tea and flavors) Record any issues and communicate to the appropriate partner (overdue receipts, questionable job quantities, receipt error)
Review automated PO report for pricing errors and missing PO’s
Support external users as needed (transactional support in Oracle) Weekly
Review production/delivery schedules and determine expected receipt and production quantities. This will aid in daily review of production reporting and receiving to determine if any data entry errors have occurred
Every Monday use automated “inv adj report” to create “receipt correction report”. Receipt correction happens when the external manufacturer physically ships more or less than what was shipped in Oracle. “Receipt correction” report is shared with the external manufacturer with direction to investigate all corrections listed on report
Create report showing “aged jobs” and share with external manufacturer, all jobs should have only a two week lifespan. When production is complete jobs need to be moved into complete status, finance team will then close.
Work with external partner every Wednesday to create weekly inventory reconciliation report. Any unreasonable discrepancies need to be researched to ensure resulting financial impact can be confidently communicated to finance and leadership.
Reconcile inventory in Oracle using appropriate adjustment codes
Review NPP action items and provide feedback on status
NPP action items include – tolling item setup, BOM/ROUTING setup, Component item setup Bi-weekly
Keep finance team informed of any financial variances or any outstanding activities that could potentially lead to financial variances (i.e. large adjustments, pricing errors) Monthly
Support payment reconciliation activities
Create one pager Wednesday before period close highlighting any incidents having an effect on the financial results for that fiscal month

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