Inventory Analyst / Planner
Based in Surrey, BC or Calgary, AB, the Inventory Analyst/Planner’s main purpose is to proactively forecast and manage our inventory at a national level, to ensure that the right parts are available when needed, the best suppliers are identified, and delivery times are reliably met. Ultimately, this position will help reduce obsolescence, while supporting the supply chain and enabling the sales staff with the ability to better serve the needs of our customer
As an Inventory Analyst/Planner, you will be expected to:
Analyze and organize the current and future state of our inventory by gathering data from current systems, warehouses, customer after-market requirements and other forecasts.
Monitor and analyze customer part usage and inventory levels, identify shortages and help drive expediting efforts where required.
Manage and further develop the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process.
Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures.
Assist in optimizing inventory parameters in the ERP system (SAP).
Forecasting demand to the component level and update min/max levels appropriately.
Rationalizing the inventory we hold across the country and creating programs to minimize obsolescence and improve inventory turns.
Regular interface between sales, product management, and operations on all inventory-related matters.
Strategic and ongoing maintenance of our inventory system, taking into account changes in costs, lead times, usage, and activity.
Other duties as assigned.
To join our team as an Inventory Analyst/Planner, you must meet the following requirements:
Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position.
Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods.
Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. ERP).
Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports.
An analytical mind with strong math skills.
Excellent organizational and planning skills.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.
Reliable and trustworthy.
BSc/BA in business administration. logistics or relevant field.
Relevant qualifications (e.g. CPIM & APICS) will be a plus.
For this Inventory Analyst/Planner position, Weir Canada offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to join a team of qualified professionals. If you have the qualifications required for this role, please send your resume, indicating the job title in the subject line of your e-mail, to Careers.WeirSurrey@mail.weir" target="_blank">Careers.WeirSurrey@mail.weir.
About our company
The Weir Group is a global engineering organization focusing on delivering efficient solutions to customers in the minerals, oil and gas, and power markets. Operating in more than 70 countries and employing over 15,000 people, we support our customers through a worldwide network of around 200 manufacturing and service facilities.
Thank you for your application; however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Weir Canada is an equal opportunity employer.