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Inventory Control Coordinator 7/26/2018

L.B. Foster Spokane, WA

Spokane, WA
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L.B. Foster Company, a 116 year old American corporation, is a leading manufacturer, fabricator, and distributor of products for the transportation, construction, utility, and energy markets. We have recently been recognized for achievement in manufacturing excellence, financial growth, and our impressive safety record. The corporation owns divisions and subsidiaries that supply products to industries requiring rail and rail accessories; sheet, pipe and H piling; bridge decking and highway products; precast concrete buildings; and threaded and coated pipe. L.B. Foster markets its products worldwide.

At L.B. Foster, our culture reflects our passion for integrity, accountability and safety. This culture is built on the quality of our work force and a positive attitude toward continuous improvement, working in a safe environment and customer service.
Position Summary (Purpose): Responsible for the assigned Support staff, complies with company policies and procedures. Performs and monitors the operational activities within the warehouse including inventory control, order pulling, and receiving. Works with peers in to resolve challenges and find solutions that will improve the overall operation.

Essential Functions:
Supervises Inventory Control Staff (Receiving, Stockroom, Order Picking).
Supervises the daily activity of inventory control.
Audits inventory information for accuracy.
Interacts with internal customers to provide expeditious customer service.
Performs and reviews daily cycle counts.
Researches and analyzes discrepancies and resolves them.
Monitors all inbound receipts to ensure they are correct and carried out in a timely fashion.
Develops, implements and maintains inventory control procedures and processes jointly with the Supply Chain Manager.
Develops and implements strategies and procedures for effective control of materials.
Reviews daily/weekly/monthly achievement of KPIs and report variances.
Ensures the development and implementation of action plans to address root causes of failures and support continuous improvement initiatives.
Other duties assigned.

Skills, Experience and Education:
A minimum of High School, Bachelors Degree preferred.
1-3 years of experience.
APICS body of knowledge familiarity preferred.
Other Requirements:
Strong verbal and written communication as well as Leadership skills.
Strong Excel, Word, and Power Point as well as MRP/ERP experience.
Experience in Six Sigma/Lean preferred.
Must be able to multi-task.

In return, we offer an opportunity to build a solid career with competitive compensation and a very attractive benefits package, including health care coverage on the first of the month after hire and a market-leading 401(k) program.

If you meet the qualifications and would like to be considered for this position, please apply online at