Manager, Inventory Control

Cepheid - US
Job Location: 
Sunnyvale, CA
Job Description: 

Daily management of all warehouse functions (shipping, receiving and stockroom) and maintain inventory accuracy through established processes, procedures and industry best practices for the movement of direct, indirect and finished goods materials.

- Ensure the security and accountability of materials and goods using established inventory control procedures
- Ensure materials are received, delivered to inventory and finished goods are packaged according to specification and shipped in a timely manner
- Ensure materials are available to meet production schedules and/or products are shipped as per marketing schedules
- Establish and modify operational methods and procedures for inventory management, cycle counting and physical inventories
- Ensuring the warehouse is operating under strict GMP guidelines
- Use appropriate GMP/ISO requirements, processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
- Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
- Anticipates, communicates and resolves internal and external issues that could affect warehouse optimization
- Workson issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- A minimum of 6-9 years of direct related experience in Inventory Management
- Experience with QAD MFG/PRO, SAP or equivalent ERP system
- Good computer skills to complete warehousing transactions with ability to operate effectively within multiple software applications and multiple inventory systems
- Strong working knowledge of GMP's and Code of Federal Regulations related to inventory control
- Familiar with the correct handling, storage and disposal of raw materials used in biomedical device, pharmaceutical manufacturing
- Ability to operate warehouse equipment including but not limited to forklift and pallet jack
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as high ethical standards
- Capability to manage multiple priorities, organize complex requests, and resolve issues creatively
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to coordinate and implement team projects
- Strong Microsoft PowerPoint, Project, Visio skills and advanced Excel skills are required

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