Sr Operations Materials Inventory Controller

Job TitleSr Operations Materials Inventory Controller

Job Description

Your role

As the Senior Operations Materials Inventory Controller, you will be responsible for specific projects to be performed relating to the materials inventory and buyer/planning support of production. Your duties will be performed on specific projects to support manufacturing of the Phoenix Systems.

Your responsibilities

  • ERP Implementation Project: Completion of ERP project elements and oversee implementation of the ERP system to manage procurement and materials transfer – support in the development, implementation and execution of ERP /MES
  • Updating of Phoenix Materials inventory system to comply with Philips ERP and PLM system
  • Production distribution and shipments – preparation of Packing lists, CoC documentation and preparation and planning of commercial shipments
  • Receiving and processing materials as well as inventory management (cycle count and physical inventory, etc)
  • Provide daily progress reports and reorder point reports to purchasing management
  • Assisting in the procurement of materials required for production and R&D/engineering.
  • Assisting in the management of supplier relationships, including coordination of materials, and NCMR, investigations as they arise
  • Assist in the planning, scheduling and and monitoring of movement of materials through entire Production cycle for Production at Menlo Park as well as coordination of materials for contract Manufacturers
  • Inventory management of materials and production supplies in support of production and finance
  • Development and maintenance of Cycle Count and Physical Inventory Program, including Kanban in production areas
  • Support, assist, and perform A/P and related activities. Accounts Payable support on PO /invoice
  • Reconciliation, purchasing issues, and supporting Finance as required
  • Support Purchasing, including drafting and sending POs as required
  • Prepare necessary documentation for external shipments (FedEX, UPS) including freight/pallet shipments
  • Determine proper shipping methods and costs
  • Other Quality System /Materials/Production related projects as assigned by the Sr Director of Operations/Quality


  • High School diploma required
  • Minimum of 8 years of materials/planner/buyer, and clerical/inventory experience.

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of company procedures and ability to use tracking/reporting databases
  • Basic reading, writing and math ability
  • Knowledge of supply chain management
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PPT. Working knowledge of ERP based systems (QAD, SAP, etc).

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Our offer

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