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Inventory Control Associate ($2500 Sign-on Bonus)

Company: Ryder System
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

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When Fortune 500 businesses and new startups need supply chain solutions, they look to our industry-leading logistics experts. At Ryder, there is more to being a supply chain professional than working on some of the nation's biggest brands. We make sure you are also getting the diverse experience, advancement opportunities, all from an industry-leading Fortune 500 company.

Here are a few of the many benefits when working with us:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits start at 30 Days

  • 401 (K) Savings Plan with a company match

  • Discounted employee stock purchase options

  • Quality employee discounts that actually save you money on tools, cars, appliances, travel and more

  • All major holidays paid and Paid time off within your first year

  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave

    Salary : 48-50k/yr (including $2500 sign-on bonus)

    Schedule : 7am - 3pm


    The Inventory Control Associate will be responsible for operational functions, independent decision making related to material availability and inventory control.

    Essential Functions

    • Follow-up all purchased parts to ensure shipment and on-time delivery performance to support production requirements

    • Serve as main point of contact for all suppliers. Provide direction to suppliers regarding ship schedule requirements and containment plan when behind schedule. Includes decision making on timing for supplier ship schedules - allowing them to push material out, pull ahead and expedite material as needed based on inventory coverage at plant

    • Regularly walking throughout the warehouse

    • Track critical parts and develop/execute containment plan to ensure no interruptions or down time to manufacturing line, inclusive of decision making on mode and required delivery window to ensure continuity of production

    • Coordinate and/or arrange for alternative sources of material, requests for spot buys, if necessary (SPO and other GM Plants)

    • Independent monitoring, set-up, and cancellation of truck loads for material pick-up, as necessary to support schedule variations. Ensure proper material coverage at lowest possible cost for customer

    • Review part buffers to determine that they cover build requirements. (Metal Centers and Powertrain).

    • Document and manage S and AV code exceptions (Assembly Plants) including Alarm Interval maintenance. Determine root-cause and take appropriate action

    • MGO Data Maintenance. Maintain accurate inventory levels in MGO, making appropriate adjustments where necessary. Make judgments on posting inventory adjustments based on investigation and analysis. Investigate and process any record adjustment requests from the previous shift

      Additional Responsibilities

      • Perform other duties as assigned

        Skills and Abilities

        • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

        • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

        • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

        • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

        • Strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills

        • Strong verbal and written communication skills

        • Flexible work schedule


          • H.S. diploma/GED required

          • Bachelor's degree preferred

          • One (1) year or more administrative experience preferred. preferred

          • Proficient in MS Office including Word and Excel

          • Three (3) years or more relevant experience strongly recommended. preferred

            Travel: None

            DOT Regulated: No

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            Job Category: Materials Planning & Scheduling

            Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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            Current Employees:

            If you are a current employee at Ryder (not a Contractor or temporary employee through a staffing agency), please click here ($3.htmld) to log in to Workday to apply using the internal application process.


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