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Inventory Specialist

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Milwaukie, OR, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Warn Automotive is a world leader in driveline disconnect technology. Our heritage comes from making WWII surplus Jeeps easier to drive on the road with the first unlocking hubs. We continue today by making disconnects for cars, trucks, and SUVs around the world. These trusted technologies come from years of innovation and listening to our customer's needs. We have a bright future ahead so come join our growing team at Warn Automotive.

Position Summary: The primary focus of this position will be to monitor and improve transactional integrity for parts inventory to maintain an accurate inventory count. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels and departments of a manufacturing organization. This will include data entry, investigating and resolving inventory discrepancies, and performing cycle counts.

 

Company Overview:  Dover’s Vehicle Service Group is the global leader in designing and manufacturing vehicle service, collision and automotive OEM equipment.  It is one of the founding companies of Dover Corporation, an eight billion dollar diversified global manufacturer.  VSG consists of fifteen leading vehicle lifting brands (Rotary, Forward, Blitz, Ravaglioli etc.), collision repair (Chief), wheel services, diagnostics (Butler, Rotary, Chief and Ravaglioli) and tier-one automotive brands (Warn Automotive) with operations worldwide, including regional business operation centers and large manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia. 

 

 

Essential Job Functions Include:

 

  • Responsible for audits and cycle counting; identify cycle count discrepancies
  • Organize and maintain inventory and storage areas
  • Prepare weekly reports highlighting inventory variances
  • Track and perform root cause analysis on inventory adjustments
  • Must ensure paperwork and transactional work is processed in a complete, accurate and timely manner
  • Operates forklift, hand truck or other transportation methods to move shipments from receiving to work center or storage locations
  • May be required to work overtime
  • Accountable for developing and monitoring processes and practices necessary for legal and ethical compliance in assigned area
  • Work safely and without injury
  • Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled
  • Skill in adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers, fractions, and decimals without a calculator
  • Microsoft Office; Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Performs other various duties as may be assigned

 

 

 

 

Key Dover Competencies:

  • Self-Awareness and Personal Development: Role models a personal leadership style that includes self-awareness; accepts feedback, understands and maximizes strengths while working to overcome weaknesses.
  • Results Driven: Produces results that exceed Dover’s strategic objectives via a combination of planning and implementation, while living the Dover Values.
  • Winning the Right Way:  Operates with High Ethical Standards, Openness and Trust.  Conducts themselves with high ethical standards and fosters a culture in the organization to conduct business aligned with those standards.

 

 

Availability Requirements:

 

This is a full-time position.  Days and hours of work are Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 4:00pm.  This position regularly requires long hours and occasional weekend work as job duties demand.  

 

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in warehouse, Inventory management, shipping/receiving
  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency
  • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to operate forklift
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
  • Basic understanding of ERP Systems (JDE a plus)

 

 

Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills commensurate with the job tasks and position necessary to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external customers while providing exceptional quality of work and outstanding customer service. Ability to present information in a manner designed to educate or inform other team members and customers in one-on-one or group interactions as directed.
  • Ability to review, comprehend, interpret, process and evaluate effectively written work instructions and procedures written in English in conjunction with the performance of the essential functions and other assigned job duties.
  • Well-reasoned decision making with a high attention to detail regarding organization, planning, work flow, and project prioritization to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and accurately.
  • Highly ethical, self-motivated individual with ability to work independently and/or with limited direction, as well as cooperatively in a team environment, while consistently demonstrating collaborative, respectful and productive work habits.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Receive, understand, evaluate and appropriately respond to communications from employees, members of management, customers, vendors, and visitors using available technology, in person and in a public setting when necessary.
  • Work for extended periods of time in a stationary position daily while performing repetitive inventory-related movements that may include consistently grasping, moving, and manipulating parts, tools, equipment and product in conjunction with completing required job tasks.
  • Provide intellectually sound and well-reasoned answers, recommendations and solutions to identified business problems, issues and/or questions.  Efficiently and quickly analyze, process, manipulate, and accurately record extensive amounts of data (some of which is technical in nature) and other information that serves as the basis for this position.
  • Move to, from and within the designated work area frequently and consistently throughout the workday and regularly throughout our building and/or across Warn-related property site locations, possibly during inclement weather.
  • Use a personal computer or other technology devices frequently and consistently for the purpose of reviewing, analyzing, creating, transmitting, and presenting documents, data and other business-related information.
  • Lift, transport and/or move a specified amount of weight frequently each day in the performance of regular duties as outlined below with respect to each assembly area.  Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and descending a stepladder may also be required.

 

Environment/Atmospheric Conditions:

 

The work environment conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  This position’s job duties are performed generally in a shop or warehouse type environment.  Team members in this position may be exposed to loud noises from operating machinery, cold temperatures, chemicals and vapors, and possibly injury associated with work involving manufactured parts, assembly and heavy machinery.  The team member may also occasionally be required to work in an office environment with traditional office lighting and office furniture, as well as consistent and frequent noise, interruptions and other similar distractions.

 

Machines, Tools Equipment, Software:

 

Personal computer, network environment, fax machine, copy machine, other office equipment, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows and other company specific software.

 

 

The 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.  The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Oregon : Milwaukie

Sub Division : VSG Warn Automotive

Job Requisition ID : 39887


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Inventory, Warehouse, ERP, Machinist, Forklift, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology