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Manager of Inventory Control & Production Planning - Commercial Roofing

Company: Carlisle Companies Incorporated
Location: Carlisle
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining inventory management & control processes and systems that maximize service to the customer while optimizing and monitoring inventory levels across the Carlisle Commercial Roofing business (Membrane, PolyIso, etc.). The person in this position is expected to work as a liaison between Sales, Production, and Purchasing to ensure product stock is adequate to achieve business goals.


  • Establish and maintain measurable performance metrics for commercial roofing and inventory control activities to include but not limited to inventory turns, backorder percentage, customer order lead time, on time delivery percentage, and inventory investment.
  • Report to management the measurable status of progress and corrective actions as it pertains to inventory control performance.
  • Develop annual production and inventory plans to guide staffing, overtime, and potentially capacity expansion requirements for commercial roofing.
  • Ensure performance improvement and corrective action plans are developed, issued, tracked, and reported on as required for management.
  • Compile demand planning & forecasting reports and participate in monthly Sales & Operations Planning meetings for commercial roofing. Be able to present, discuss and align with senior leadership.
  • Build strong internal and external relationships as it relates to achieving inventory levels to meet customer demands.
  • Lead and work with plant schedulers to ensure inventory levels are adequate to meet customer demands and to determine the optimal sequencing of production runs to improve productivity and increase first pass yield.
  • Monitor and/or have team execute production schedules.
  • Plan and monitor the execution of transfer orders as needed between plants to support critical business needs.
  • Coordinate with MRP Controllers to manage material flow to ensure raw material inventory is maintained at the optimum level to support production schedules and on time customer deliveries.
  • Develop and monitor order fulfillment reports and communicate to sales, product management, production, and within supply chain.
  • Complete the Demand Segmentation process once or twice per year and update price book accordingly for membrane products.
  • Report out semi-annually on slow moving and obsolete inventory at each plant. Work with a cross functional group to facilitate disposition.
  • Assist with physical inventory process.
  • 4 plus years of progressive experience in inventory management or related role with extensive experience in the manufacturing industry, preferably in a strategic setting in a mid to large size organization
  • 2-4 years of experience related to the chemical or building materials industry is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage a remote workforce
  • Strong data analysis and forecasting skills
  • Strong knowledge of ERP software, SAP preferred
  • Strong MS Office skills with advanced knowledge in Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships and coordinate multiple group efforts within a company to achieve objectives
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, with awareness of deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend & carry out improvement.
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration, Production/Operations Management, or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and business experience.
  • APICS (CPIM, CIRM, CSCP or CLTD) certification preferred.

Keywords: Carlisle Companies Incorporated, Ellicott City , Manager of Inventory Control & Production Planning - Commercial Roofing, Other , Carlisle, Maryland

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