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Inventory Analyst - Night Shift Job

Date: May 3, 2018

Location: Huntsville, AL, US

Company: BASF

Inventory Analyst - Night Shift-1800918

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.

Description
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Principal Responsibilities
- Process order variance investigations “real-time” to provide immediate support to Production Technicians by driving corrective actions to ensure continued process discipline and PGM usage efficiency
- Lead the daily drum reviews (dry weight, PM analysis, QI hold process)
- Lead the set-up coater slurry disposition process
- Lead prep equipment rinse investigations
- Assist with creating lot packages, target folders, NCMRs
- Produces Finished Goods (FG) to process orders for each work order produced
- Obtains necessary data from source documents to ensure SAP accuracy
- Consumes raw materials to process orders, including actual number of substrates consumed in production
- Consume raw materials “real-time” to process orders, including actual number of substrates consumed in production and manage database
- Responsible for all FG production related SAP transactions as needed to ensure order completeness
- Performs SAP business unit transfers of inventory (IDTs)
- Prepares and sorts source documents, and identifies and interprets data to be entered.
- Contacts authors of source documents including, but not limited to, Slurry Prep, Coating Operations, and Logistics, to resolve routine questions, inconsistencies, or missing data.
- Calculates factors such as types and quantities of items produced, materials used, amount of scrap and enters that data into the appropriate database system.
- Initiates/Responds to inquiries regarding source documents and entered data.
- This position will provide the SAP transaction links between sample production and shipping operations.
- Leads the resolution of count issues by collaborating for achievement with necessary departments
- This position also serves as the cornerstone for ensuring Light Duty finished goods and PM inventories are maintained accurately and variances minimized where possible.
- They will support raw material, substrate, finished goods, and retain inventory control as needed with SAP inventory cycle counts and other SAP inventory management functions.
- Reviews error reports and enters corrections
- Investigates discrepancies in data and involves the right team/personnel to address discrepancies and make corrections
- Compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data to be entered
- Files or routes source documents after entry
- Keeps record of work completed

Nature and Scope:

This position will provide the SAP transaction links between production and shipping operations. This position also serves as the cornerstone for insuring Automotive and Non-automotive finished goods and PM and Raw Material inventories are maintained accurately and variances minimized where possible. They will support raw material, substrate, finished goods, and retain inventory control as needed with SAP inventory and other SAP inventory management functions.

Work environment/Physical demands:
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually in an office environment, is occasionally exposed to the general plant environment including moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
- The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
- This position is currently a 12-hour position but employees need to be able to work any and all shifts as shift types and scheduling in this role may be subject to change. Incumbents must be able to work assigned overtime as required.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Requirements:
- High School Diploma/GED, may require math and/or science course(s), more than 3 years’ work experience
- Must be able to work with minimal supervision in standardized situations while performing tasks which may require multiple steps
- Must be able to collaborate with others for achievement. This will be primarily encountered through daily interactions with both internal and external team members. Collaboration will also be required by supporting process improvement and small project team activities
- Must be functional in Access and Excel with strong SAP experience and proficiency

Primary Location: US-AL-Huntsville
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-CCE-Mobile Emissions Catalysts


Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

Job Segment: Inventory, Coating, ERP, Night, SAP, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology