CAREERS

AT KETTLE CUISINE

Imagine a company full of people that care deeply about making and delivering delicious food that they've made careers out of that passion. That's us. And it could be you!

Inventory Systems Manager

Location:  Everett WA

Department: 

Position Type:  Full Time

Job Summary

Inventory
Job Closing, manage IC team to close all system jobs in liaison with planning, daily process
Manage Backflush Inventory daily
Manage system write-up and write off
Manage cycle count process and team members
Develop and manage ABC cycle count system based on Purchasing process
Develop and Manage Waste reporting systems with root cause analysis and associated Improvement Plan
Implement inventory recount and variance analysis program
Conduct root cause analysis of variances and implement inventory control process improvements
Update inventory valuation monthly
Update slow moving and obsolete inventory analysis, driving action to minimize exposure
Manage inventory substitution process
Report on inventory variances to supply chain/production team to drive action
Review inventory transactions and perform root cause analysis on inventory variances to prevent repeat errors
Work with production and warehouse teams to improve material process flow
Develop a controlled process for exception-based inventory requisitioning (samples, testing, etc.)
Overall, responsible for integrity of inv cycle count process (quantity) and valuation (costs, exposure, COGS
Develop Yield Analysis program with associated Improvement Plan
Process Analysis & Improvement - Develop process improvements to provide more timely, accurate & relevant information with enhanced visibility such that the business can take action.
Support various projects throughout the year

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelors degree with business related concentration
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills (oral and written) and ability to interact and communicate effectively with employees at all levels
  • Sophisticated Excel user, comfortable in SQL, and good aptitude for system reports
  • Having worked in manufacturing environment within food industry is not required but a plus.
  • Business acumen

Required Attributes

  • Self-starter able to conceptualize and drive initiatives forward
  • Positive attitude and motivated by contributing to the overall success of the team
  • Able to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Creative problem-solving skills and analyst approach
  • Obsessive attention to detail, well organized and able to juggle many projects at once
  • Comfortable moving at a fast pace and in ambiguous environments
  • Willing to address difficult situations head on with patience and respect

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No MSG, no preservatives, no artificial colors or flavors, no modified food starches, no yeast extracts, no trans fats. Ever.