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Manager – Inventory Control
Posted on 10/31/2022
Petaluma, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5+ years' experience in inventory control
  • Experience in audit, internal controls, compliance, finance, inventory management in supply chain environment
  • 2+ years of Management experience
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software, MRP
  • FileMaker would be a plus but not required
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel
  • A resourceful problem solver
  • Proven track record of successfully training employees in an inventory system
  • Oracle/Agile experience highly desired
  • 5+ years of complex manufacturing inventory management experience
  • 3+ years working with an MRP system
  • Demonstrated experience working closely with finance or accounting to ensure the accuracy of the Company's inventory
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient working with MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing environment
  • Team oriented with good interpersonal skills
  • Maintain Company inventory, production control and the processing of in-bound and out-bound production to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization
  • Work closely with finance to maintain transaction account data impact, update and/or correct
  • Maintain complete/accurate inventory levels within the MRP system while developing management KPIs to highlight performance
  • In conjunction with the Accounting Department, develop inventory plans in support of the business
  • Support the Operations and Accounting team's month end activities related to inventory reserves as well as transactions inclusive of returns, and obsolescence
  • Create and manage materials forecast and budget
  • Strengthen system processes and controls over inventory
  • Compare inventories to reports generated from MRP system to obtain current inventory
  • Conduct research and resolve all the inaccuracies in inventory through complete audits of the internal processes
  • Make necessary inventory and cycle count adjustments
  • Troubleshoot quantity discrepancies with operations team
  • Prepare reports, such as inventory balance, and shortages, and monthly reports for cycle count
  • Monitor the usage of the stock, coordinate with the other departments and make data driven recommendations for change in inventory
  • Maintain Inventory Control procedure documentation
  • Receive and issue finished goods into MRP system
  • Prepare and participate in yearly physical inventory

501-1,000 employees

Unmanned aircraft systems supplier
Company Overview
AeroVironment’s mission is to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The company is committed to the development of unmanned aircraft solutions and systems to provide their customers with a fresh vantage point, positioning them to see the world with new eyes and extending their reach beyond the line of sight.
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Account
  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • Educational and Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Donation
  • Time Off
  • Travel Assistance
  • Company Sponsored Events
Company Core Values
  • Trust & Teamwork
  • Customer Commitment
  • Ownership & Results
  • Innovate & Simplify