Inventory Control Clerk at Nordson Corporation in Carlsbad, California

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:

Collaboration drives Nordson's success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and interventional and structural heart. Our pioneering Advanced Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical balloons to the medical device industry. Nordson MEDICAL works with doctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch and beyond.

Job Description Summary

The Inventory Control Clerk is responsible for daily cycle counts of the production line inventory location, maintaining accurate inventory levels. Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations and normally receives little instruction on daily work, general instructions on newly introduced assignments.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts daily cycle counts and associated reconciliations, including weighs or counts materials, marks materials with identifying information, maintains inventory records such as filing count and a log of discrepancy or using computer to enter records.

  • Communicates and resolves discrepancies with warehouse and other production departments.

  • Conducts off-site inventory counts as required

  • Performs ad hoc soft inventory analysis.

  • Updating charts and graphs to reflect monthly inventory accuracy

  • Accurately count inventory on hand in conformance with SOX and inventory procedures.

  • Develop and implement improvement initiatives that meet/exceed metric goals.

  • Assist IC and Operations Management with root cause analysis and error resolution.

  • Monitor, analyze and report performance relative to inventory accuracy and control.

  • Work closely with Inventory Control Analysts to document issues and improve processes.

  • Work with IC and Operations Management to improve relationships and jointly address operational issues.

  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

  • Has substantial understanding of the job and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED preferred or equivalent years of industry experience.

  • 2-3 years of inventory, warehousing, and/or shipping/receiving related experience.

  • Familiar with SAP, Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Manufacturing inventory knowledge and experience are required.

  • A strong work ethic, strong problem-solving skills (including identification, fact gathering and recommendation of solutions).

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Office environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear, occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; requires close vision ability. Noise level is usually moderate. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Travel requirements


Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.
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