Lead Inventory

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United States of America
Romeoville, Illinois
Job category:
Supply Chain & Logistics
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Sandvik Mining & Rock, the leading global supplier of equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry, currently has 1 opening for Inventory Lead on our 3rd shift.

The Inventory Lead will be responsible for maintaining inventory accuracy. Ensure that inventory entries and adjustments are reflected accurately in the warehouse management system. Direct team members and make decisions to resolve inventory issues.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Direct, coordinate and assist in physical inventory, including auditing and monitoring cycle counts
  • Maintain accurate records of all audits, counts, and adjustments. Confirm completion of cycle count activity daily
  • Trouble shoot and analyze inventory issues/discrepancies and process accurate inventory adjustments to match physical inventory movement and analyze results of counts to initiate permanent corrective actions
  • Ensure that all operational reporting is completed and made available via applicable Sandvik systems. This includes but is not limited to LPS, unconfirmed and nil picks reporting.
  • Drives and partners with cross-functional teams to develop and implement approved changes
  • Monitors and directs the work of others
  • Makes decisions and communicates work practices, procedures, and methods to associates as required
  • Warehouse administration and housekeeping
  • Other duties as assigned

Leads task teams

  • Leads small task teams in the warehouse to achieve the daily outcomes required. This includes:

Allocation of responsibilities to individual team members

Provision of backup support to all team members as required

Provision of on the job coaching and guidance as and when necessary

Answering technical queries of team members as required


3-6 years warehousing and inventory experience. Forklift operator certificate or satisfactory

completion of a forklift-training program within the first 30 days of employment.

Working knowledge of warehouse management system (preferably Blue Yonder or SAP) or plant systems, processes and procedures.

Strong Excel and decision making skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate with associates/customers.

Ability to work specific shift, knowledge of commonly-used concepts’, practices and procedures, read, understand and follow directions/instructions/work procedures/safety rules, operate various office equipment as needed, perform simple math calculations, operate basic document and spreadsheet software.

High School or equivalent experience. Post-secondary education/training in business or supply chain discipline would be of advantage.

English Proficiency: Intermediate (CEFR B1/ Completed EF level 6)

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at http://www.sandvik.com/careers/ for the Inventory Lead position

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at hrsolutions.us@sandvik.com. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: R0051249

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