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ATFN - Inventory Control Specialist

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for s upport ing the production operation through the audit, financial tracking, control and monitor of physical movement of all inventories within and outside of plant. Ensure accurate and timely posting of all materials and labor hours in JDE. Maintain data integrity and reporting, purchasing, and other internal customer and JDE support. Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure the accurate control of inventory of raw material, packaging material, sub-assembly, and finished good products at the AFNA facility and outside (3rd party) warehouses.
Ensure system data (JDE) matches the actual physical inventory movement to guarantee data integrity, visibility, and financial reporting accuracy to meet MRP requirements.
Identify inventory variances and perform the necessary system material adjustments to maintain data accuracy. Exercise independent judgment to reconcile with PI
Understand and maintain food industry First Expired First Out (FEFO) standards and practices.
Communicate and relay inventory and FIFO issues to plant personnel. Promote and maintain a cooperative work environment.
Ensure all inventory adjustment transactions are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
Report variances and adjustments to Plant Management
Monitor and report materials approaching expiration. Isolate and remove expired materials from inventory rotation to ensure process integrity and food safety.
Ensure Plant quality control processes are followed by auditing material processes and reporting minor and major deviations to management.
Change or modify material processes to maintain or improve quality and productivity within the Plant.
Confirm Work Order data entry performed in JDE and check against production paperwork and physical inventory
Ensure the JDE work order data is accurate prior to running accounting and variance modules to close
Confirm, verify, and post accurate actual labor hours by item as reported by production
Confirm, verify, and post the accurate quantity of the material used within sub assemblies and finished goods
Report adjustments made due to reporting errors to the appropriate accounting and management personnel
Perform cost adjustments to correct system posting inaccuracies due to reporting errors.
Independently monitor, investigate, and resolve inventory and costing variances and process problems. Report the issues and potential impact(s) to Management.
Schedule, perform, and report audit results for quarterly/yearly physical inventory counts
Report daily WO variances and damaged, misused, and disposed material to CI
Maintain proper documentation retention for all inventory transactions to satisfy internal and external regulatory requirements.
Ensure all inventory adjustment transactions are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
Head weekly Scrap meeting including managing HOLD reports for all ATFN Portland locations
Be point of communication for all year end count activities. Provide management details of plant downtime needed, Corporate downtime and new physical year start time
Work cross functionally with purchasing on a daily basis to ensure transfers are accurate, and correct and investigate any discrepancies between JDE and the 3rd party WMS for raw materials
Work cross functionally with logistics to reconcile finished good inventory and identify and correct Finished Good lot and quantity discrepancies at AFNA locations and 3rd party warehouses
Train both new users and current employees at AFNA Portland but also support the implementation of JDE and ensure adequate training at ATFN
Code and compile adjustments at multiple JDE branches for the CI manager
Train and encourage continuous improvement in all aspects of the inventory process
Position Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university preferred; or at least five years related experience and/or training; certification, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in various units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from group managers

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Portland , ATFN - Inventory Control Specialist, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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