Inventory Controller, DC - Visalia, CA

Visalia, CA
Reference No: WD-0002984

What's the role?

The role of Inventory Controller is responsible for monitoring and execution of inventory accuracy as well as creating and implementing training material in relation to Hilti inventory accuracy initiatives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, execution of continuous inventory counting, system adjustments, and maintaining ICS compliance with inventory activity.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

Manage and control distribution center (DC) inventory through continuous cycle counting, inventory investigation, and reconciliation
Drive inventory performance by participation in the training and execution of core warehouse processes; with additional focus of inventory management and improved bin count accuracy
Define and implement local operational goals to improve overall DC performance ensuring attainment of service center targets for inventory accuracy, quality, and customer satisfaction at that site
Perform ongoing analysis of inventory including, but not limited to:
o Monitor and investigate inventory adjustments (losses and recovery within the warehouse)
o Assist in return process and adjusting inventory accordingly
o Investigate inventory related shipping complaints
o Systematically maintain warehouse setup
Additional duties, as assigned

Our logistics operation is special because we own our whole supply chain, something that’s almost unique for a company of our size.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities domestically and internationally.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people and some of our best account managers joined us with little or no construction experience. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent, required
Minimum three (3) years' progressive experience in inventory control
Warehouse or related operational experience, strongly preferred
In depth knowledge of SAP; minimum three (3) years preferred
Proficiency in Inventory Management and Quality
Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others in a teamwork-based environment

Working Conditions:
Warehouse working conditions

Adverse Working Conditions:

Erratic temperature control (hot in summer, cold in winter)
Workshop environment is subject to hear, cold, noise, dust and other particles
Operation of large equipment and machinery (i.e. production machines and forklifts)

Safety Equipment Required:

Must observe and abide by any and all safety regulations as required by Hilti and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Proper labeling and handling of hazardous materials per Hilti and OSHA policy
Must wear steel toe boots, safety glasses, safety vest, and other safety equipment as required when working in the warehouse and/or operating machinery

Physical Requirements:

Regular heavy lifting of 50 + lbs.
Occasional heavy lifting up to 75 lbs. required
Warehouse material handling equipment and truck loading / unloading
Prolonged standing, repetitive bending and reaching, and climbing up and down ladders

Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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