Inventory Manager

Summary

MILLERCO specializes in obstruction lighting, carrier maintenance and tower services for a variety of customers in the telecommunications industry. We value hard work, a willingness to learn and employee safety above all else.

Inventory Manager plays an integral role in our day-to-day operations. This position is responsible for all purchasing and inventory controls company wide. The role works closely with both our Accounting Department and Warehouse & Shipping staff to insure appropriate inventory levels are maintained and the timely allocation of stock parts to our field technicians.

Responsibilities

  • Strategically manage inventory in compliance with company’s policies and vision
  • Propose improvements to the current inventory and purchasing system that will improve vendor relationships and lower the cost of doing business
  • Collaborate with Accounting and Warehouse to develop metrics for gauging inventory level needs and then maintaining those levels throughout the year
  • Properly order new parts avoiding excessive surplus or inefficiencies
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, suppliers, and transport companies
  • Evaluate various suppliers to ensure the company is receiving the best cost-effective deals
  • Request quotes, negotiate pricing and issue PO’s for purchases
  • Ensure parts are ordered in a timely manner and arrive on time for company to meet client deadlines
  • Manage stock control and reconcile with inventory management database and Quickbooks
  • Maintain data quality control in inventory database and work order management systems

Requirements 

  • Proven inventory management and purchasing experience
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of inventory Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Hands on experience with inventory management software and databases
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office products and Quickbooks
  • Leadership skills and ability to collaborate across departments
  • Ability to multi-task with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills