The Inventory Management Specialist position is responsible for maintaining inventory at sufficient but lean levels. Also works with Sales and Marketing Department as a cross-function team to translate product/customer needs and direction into product definition, design and profitability. The qualified individual will be responsible for monthly production plans by SKU, consistent with the capacity and sales forecast. The sales forecasts, new business opportunities, customer expectations, and internal supply constraints will be used to develop production plans, by month, for a rolling six-month period. The primary goal of the position is to reduce inventory to target levels while maintaining 100% SKU availability.
The Inventory Management Specialist will work to create, manage and execute initiatives related to the various inventory requirements of the company. Inventory Management Specialist reports directly to Naterra’s Controller. The Inventory Management Specialist must coordinate resources, establish deadlines, and track the progress of projects until completion. Must be able to build working relationships with team members and vendors. The main focus will be reducing inventory to 8 weeks supply while maintaining 100% SKU availability to ensure that our inventory can handle day-to-day sales orders.