Inventory Manager

Advantage Resourcing

Job Description

     This direct hire / permanent position is located in Prospect Heights, IL.

• Facilitate the application of lean principles and apply lean tools, including standardized work, 5S visual factory, total productive maintenance, pull systems, value stream mapping, etc.
• Manage the engineering functions for assigned primary areas of focus, projects, and improvement activities, including processes, equipment, work standards, and facilities.  Supervise and be held responsible for one or more corporate engineering resources in their daily activities.
• Participate in interviews and evaluation of new engineering recruits, as required and take on responsibility of ongoing training and support of these plant and Corporate resources.
• Assist with ongoing development and enhancement of standardized engineering tools and methods.  Participate in departmental budget and manpower planning as well as strategic planning initiatives as required.
• Direct the implementation of work standards through time studies and other accepted methods.
• Make informed decisions related to the purchase or lease of capital equipment, including forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, sweepers/ scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects.
• Recommend and implement new and / or improve existing error proofing methods and technology.
• Obtain quotes, perform cost analysis and manage contractors working on various installations and facility construction.
• Oversee maintenance of equipment and facilities while institutionalizing TPM methodology in accordance with company standards.  Manage the project equipment budget and report ongoing status to Project Manager.
• Other duties as assigned
Your Key Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field of study.  Master’s preferred.
• Experience utilizing supply chain/logistics concepts as well as executing lean processes in material handling and light manufacturing.
• Experience in Project Management and managing multiple projects simultaneously with little to no supervision.
• Strong organization skills and initiative with the ability to recognize and evaluate problems, determine the best resolutions to the problems, and able to implement solutions.
• Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills.
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft office.
Korean speaking or experience with Korean companies huge plus.

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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