Sr. Supply Chain Inventory Coordinator – US Soybean Operations
October 2, 2018
Sr. Supply Chain Inventory Coordinator – US Soybean Operations-1804024 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Sr. Supply Chain Inventory Coordinator – US Soybean Operations professional to join our Agricultural Products Division (APN).
As a Sr. Supply Chain Inventory Coordinator – US Soybean Operations professional, your primary responsibilities will fall within Inventory Management and Master Data Management.
The Sr. Supply Chain Inventory Coordinator is responsible for supply chain coordination and inventory control of our 23 commercial tollers and 4 foundation seed plants, with management of Credenz finished seed inventories. This position is responsible for managing process orders, posting finished inventories, consumption of direct materials, inventory classifications & release, and general inventory analysis, using our ERP/SAP systems. Also, is responsible as logistics transportation planner as it relates to raw and finished inventories at Dewitt and 3rd party tollers. In addition, this role is responsible for management of all master data including creation of new materials, materials extensions, and related BOM's, recipes, and costing, etc.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Inventory Management (70%):
Responsible for supply chain coordination and management of all soybean seed finished inventories within the network of 23 commercial seed production tollers, and 4 foundation seed plants, and BASF's Dewitt, AR plant, all as part the US Credenz soybean seeds business.
Acts as logistics transportation planner for Dewitt site and network of soybean seed production tolling sites. Responsible for planning & creating STO's (Stock transport Orders) moving raw and finished inventories from site-to-site, site-to-warehouses, etc. to ensure and uninterrupted flow of materials and continuous supply.
Leads inventory control processes collaborating with the NA warehouse & logistics team, commercial production mgrs., quality, logistics, finance, and the Head of Seeds Supply.
Responsible for the monthly and year-end cycle counting process and related inventory adjustments and write-offs.
Works closely with Tolling Mgrs. and NA Soybean QM mgr. with investigating incidents of non-conforming seed inventories, and manages the inventory reclass process to categorize seed as restricted, unrestricted, or blocked stock.
Contributes to inventory variance/loss investigations to document findings, and identify root cause issues, and makes recommendations for implementation of corrective and preventative actions to mitigate reoccurrence.
Aligns closely with the commercial production mgrs., master planner, tolling logistics mgr., foundation seeds mgr., and NA Soybean QM mgr. to lead/participate on business improvement initiatives as they relate to inventory process & procedures.
Monitors 3rd party lab testing results and reports, and maintains/updates inventory classes to ensure all seed inventory batches meet standards prior to approval for shipment.
Collaborates with warehousing and distribution team to prepare training materials, and conducts on-site training to tolling sites and owned facilities as it relates to inventory management, inventory cycle counting, and reporting completed process orders & related bagging reports.
Assists master planner and tolling logistics mgr. with finished seed inventory analysis making recommendations for capturing opportunities for rework, consumption of slow-moving raw materials, and timely disposal of non- conforming or obsolete materials.
Maintains a comprehensive log of all active process orders, finished lots, inventory traceability from raw bushels to finished units, and tracks current status and projected dates for release for shipment.
Internal Number: 519679
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.