Inventory Control Specialist
Company: Arthrex, Inc.
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Location: Pendleton, SC ER Bonus: $1000
Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new
product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex
is actively searching for an Inventory Control Specialist. The
successful candidate ensures that throughput, workflow and
production plan goals are accomplished by supporting material and
inventory control in support of Kitting Department operations.
Assist Kitting department by conducting training, participating in
process improvements, and supporting material issue/problem
resolution. Support programs, policies, and procedures in order to
help the growth of AMI as a world class medical device
manufacturer. Join our talented team at a global medical device
company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat their Patients
This position will be located at the new Arthrex manufacturing
facilitiy in Pendleton, SC.
Ensures that throughput, workflow and production plan goals are
accomplished by supporting material and inventory control in
support of Kitting Department operations. Assist Kitting department
by conducting training, participating in process improvements, and
supporting material issue/problem resolution. Support programs,
policies, and procedures in order to help the growth of AMI as a
world class medical device manufacturer.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Moves materials as required with proper material handling
* Forklift and related equipment operation.
* Performs needed stock adjustments in the ERP systems and
communicate as necessary.
* Performs Blocking and unblocking of inventory in the ERP
* Responsible for the managing of the folding and master carton
inventory for Production/Boxing areas
* to ensure uninterrupted production flow.
* Responsible for retrieving and stocking materials in the
warehouse in support of Kitting operations to ensure uninterrupted
production flow in support of the Production Schedule.
* Performs physical inventories and cycle counts accurately. Can
trace transaction in ERP systems if inventory is incorrect. Has the
authority to correct inventory in ERP systems.
* Manages material transactions involving QC Hold and/or MRB
related materials movement.
* Troubleshoots inventory discrepancies physically and in ERP
and/or manufacturing systems.
* Ensures that Inventory Control specialists work stations and
warehouse areas are clean and free from safety hazards.
* Coordinates with receiving/Shipping department regarding the
transfer of inventory from one location to another by providing a
transfer document sheet for every transfer done to maintain the
accurate location, lot traceability, and quantities of
* Coordinates with Purchasing regarding the supply of indirect
materials by issuing requests to maintain safety stock for
continuous production flow.
* Performs cycle counts daily, and help maintain correct inventory
levels for various materials.
* Generates Bin Tags using Zebra printers ensuring information is
accurate and complete. Verifies Bin Tag content printed by others
prior to application to kitted materials. Labels all bins used for
department Work In Process and for kitted materials prior to
* Completes fulfillment of additional material/label requests from
in-process work orders in Production in an expedient manner
ensuring ERP and/or manufacturing systems is properly updated and
the work order documentation is correct and complete.
* Coordinates site-to-site material logistics to ensure materials
are available in advance to support the Production Schedule.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work
being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional
responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
Education and Experience:
* High School Diploma or equivalent required.
* 6 months to one year of prior related experience required.
* Basic computer knowledge (Windows applications) for material
issuance and inventory tracking and control required.
* Some warehouse experience, preferred.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or
Individual must have the ability to interpret a BOM (Bill Of
Material) and prepare materials as specified on the Material Pick
List. Must possess knowledge of basic warehousing concepts and an
understanding of the importance of accurate inventory counts and
identification. Ability to follow verbal instructions and work in a
fast paced environment. Ability to assume responsibility and work
autonomously or collaboratively in a professional and timely
manner. Knowledge in ERP and/or manufacturing systems is
Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:
Forklift certification preferred and/or use of a fork-lift or order
picker, Barcode scanners for inventory purposes, Zebra Thermal
Transfer Printers, weigh count scales, bag sealers, office
printers/scanners, laminar flow hoods, personal computers, vision
inspection systems and software.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw
valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of
technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal
with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles using a
calculator to the degree required to perform the job based upon job
requirements including: addition, subtraction, multiplication,
calculating percentages, and interpreting decimals.
Language and Communication Skills:
Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree
required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed
above. Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively
to other team members and management. Ability to clearly and
legibly write and record data and information as required by
Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50
pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force
constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in
excess of those for Medium Work.
Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes
or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of
electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is
consistent with warehousing operations and is usually moderate.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or
protected veteran status.
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