Inventory Specialist in Homerville, GA at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

 

Position Summary:

The Inventory Accounting Specialist works with the Plant Operations team on coordinating, documenting and reporting the activity and strategic objectives relating to the efficient and accurate accounting for Raw Materials, WIP, and Finished Goods Inventory

Responsibilities

  • Review, investigate and correct errors and inconsistencies in inventory accounting transactions to ensure proper accounting transactions with the general ledger to help Maintain and optimize real time data in material inventory management system.
  • Coordinate weekly cycle counts and analyze inventory variances prior to making adjustments Lead the physical inventory counts conducted twice a year
  • Assists with overall inventory control, to maximize available space and ensure JIT and FIFO shipping receiving practice. Helps coordinate all incoming production material schedules.
  • Analyze excess and obsolete inventory and work with appropriate personnel to manage waste
  • Responsible for weekly spoilage forecast
  • Prepare relevant Inventory  KPI schedules for daily, weekly and monthly review
  • Perform month end close journal entries according to schedule
  • Manage monthly balance sheet reconciliations according to schedule
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual operating budget
  • Prepare records, documents and reports tracking and projecting critical data related to materials.
  • Responsible for processing all incoming product to identify damage, weight, count or paperwork issues. Must ensure that incoming product is properly identified and labeled at all times and put in the proper staging or storage area.
  • Interact with suppliers to implement transitions and material specifications changes to support production processes or reduce costs.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as required.

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Up to three (3) years successful experience in a manufacturing plant accounting /managing materials and/or inventory.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of product and its application.
  • Creative thinker and problem solver.
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work well within a fast-paced environment.
  • Needs to be able to make independent decisions and have a team player attitude.
  • Effective conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are extremely important.
  • Efficient work ethic producing a thorough, high quality work product.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a variety of situations and levels.
  • Ability to anticipate, quantify and adapt to changing parameters in a time sensitive environment.
  • Will work closely with internal materials personnel, Operations/Plant Managers, Accounting, Audit Personnel and external suppliers.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a variety of situations and levels.
  • Must be proficient with computers and MS Office .
  • Requires good hand/eye/foot coordination.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel and/or crouch for extended periods of time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with SAP.
  • Prior Experience with Quality / ISO 9000 / LEAN manufacturing a plus.

 

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