Inventory Control III
We are currently looking for an experienced Inventory Control professional for a contract, temp to hire position at Philips in Bothell. You must be experienced and comfortable working in a fast paced environment. Please submit your resume and contact information if you are interested in interviewing for this position.
Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm
Pay: $27 per hr
Experience: 5 or more years of experience in position or specialization. Education: Associates/Bachelors or equivalent experience if applicable. Certification if applicable. Submit annual budget reports, ensure financial standards, and resolve issues. Act as liaison between the warehouse and customer service. Assess and monitor warehouse transactions. Track inventory maintenance and control equipment flow.
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the management, ordering, loaning, quoting, and reporting of Demo Inventory to support the Sales Organization. The position requires a strong service mindset in order to support internal customers as well as strong inventory management and reporting skills. The position requires a business professional work ethic with a proactive problem solving attitude to ensure end-to-end support of all internal customers and sales organizations.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Demo Sell Through
o Monitor aging of demo equipment and implement ???rollover??? within established timelines for assigned zone/channel
o Approval of availability of inventory to quote for sales
o Manage reservation/allocation of equipment assigned to pending sales
o May be responsible for coordinating equipment inspection and customer delivery
o Working with Sales Organization to determine availability of equipment for both customer loans and loans for demonstration purposes only
o Ensuring all loans have the proper paperwork and approvals from sales contracts, finance, and legal as applicable
o Coordinating the return of loaned demo equipment and managing/escalating overdue loans
o Sunshine Act reporting for any outstanding loans that qualify under the Sunshine Act rules and regulations
o Ordering equipment for the field based on the pre-designated budgets and inventory lists
o Ensuring that the field does not exceed the budgeted amount
o Ensure that all entitled equipment is deployed to newly hired field representatives and equipment is retrieved when field representatives leave their role
o Responsible for timely deployment of new product and/or field software upgrades
Returns into Demo Inventory
o Processing customer returns into demo as approved by the demo manager and commercial operations/financial management
Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM
Inventory Management Responsibilities
- Meeting departmental goals for total and aged inventory levels as designated by management
- Managing demo schedule and coordinating resources.
- Inventory Analysis required for reporting of inventory levels and other related metrics as assigned by management
- Utilization Analysis required for making suggestions for purchase and removal of inventory within assigned inventory storage locations
- Ensuring that inventory is moved properly from one location to the next
- Working with the logistics group to manage movement of inventory
- Reconciling inventory and performing yearly audits/cycle counts
- May be responsible for ensuring appropriate equipment and support is available to 3rd party Logistics providers
- Manage the return and/or service of broken/defective equipment
- May assist with National Tradeshow equipment needs
Applicable Business Degree or equivalent combination of education and or relevant business experience.
One to four years of Customer Service/Call center related business administration experience.
One to four years of Inventory Control/Management related experience
Two years business systems experience (ex: SAP/ ERP systems, MS Office, Siebel) & Quality Management systems (ICS Control, SOX etc.) preferred.
Strong MS Office reporting skills
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to clearly communicate with both internal and external customers.
Possess strong presentation skills
LEAN Methodology experience is preferred with an emphasis on being a LEAN Practitioner
Ability to think critically, ???outside the box???, for customer satisfaction and resolution &/or escalation of issues.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Able to manage multiple tasks and set priorities to ensure completion of daily responsibilities and assigned workload.
Positive, self-starting, flexible and forward-thinking individual with strong organizational skills who can work both independently and in a team environment.
Extremely responsive and adaptable to changing business requirements. Highly resilient.
Strong documentation skills, with a high attention to accuracy & detail.
Procedure creation and enhancement experience
May be required to work overtime, based on business &/or departmental needs
All work must comply with Philips quality standards and Philips standards of business conduct, ensuring all established processes are followed or maintained.
Teamwork is embraced and highly regarded.
The ability to work in a fast paced environment is a must along with being able to communicate well between team members, departments & or cross functionally.
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