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Inventory Analyst at Flex in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information please visit our careers page at


  • Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing

  • Type: Public Company


  • Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123

  • Company Size: 10,001+ employees

  • Website:

Job Description

The Inventory Control Analyst  will be based in US Illinois Buffalo Grove. Working on daily inventory activities including cycle counting, data collection, implementing and reviewing processes to maintain inventory security and integrity to ensure customer satisfaction and maximum value to the company.  Analyzes and disposes of excess inventory and makes recommendations for reducing and controlling inventory.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration

  • Passionate customer focus

  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution

  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

  • Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

  • Identify root cause integrity discrepancies in the warehouse/stores

  • Retrieves and analyzes information from the MRP system.

  • Liaise with other departments and senior department staff to highlight errors and implement improvements as required.

  • Carry out direct cycle count activities on site and coordinate count staff to ensure count schedules are maintained.

  • Assist in development of process improvements on site in relation to inventory related process steps and support implementation.

  • Oversee/perform regular internal audits and external audit preparation in accordance to company best practices and external required standards

  • Produce Statistical Management Information and KPI’s measuring Inventory performance and service levels provided to each customer.

  • Monitor procedural compliance; support implementation of new procedures in conjunction with management and operations.

  • Liaise with internal and external customers and deal with requests and issues.

  • Analyzes excess inventory by customer and makes recommendations for reducing excess and obsolete material including coordination of movement of excess material back to the customer

  • Negotiates sales price and coordinates the sale of excess material.

  • Provide escalation point to Inventory management in relation to unresolved issues.

    Maintains metrics in response to site or corporate requirements and produce reports as needed.

Here is some of what you’ll need (required):

  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • 3 years of experience in materials or using MRP.  

  • Experience working in a high paced environment.  

  • Excel Intermediate

 Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K

  • PTO

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Job Category

Global Procurement & Supply Chain

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