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Inventory Control Analyst

Company: Kimberly-Clark
Location: Loudon
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Inventory Control Analyst

Job Description

Are you invigorated by digging for new and different solutions?

You'll find an open playing field for your open mind and "adventurous" spirit when it comes to getting to the bottom of interesting challenges. We need critical and creative thinkers like you who are stimulated by possibilities and welcome the growth opportunities that new situations can bring.

Our culture celebrates collaboration...

That's why we actively seek applicants who share our view. Much of the power of our diverse and inclusive teams comes from how their sometime differing opinions soon become a mutual effort. Our encouragement for employees who think and speak for themselves forms the basis of how we approach every business day. If sharing responsibilities and rewards with your co-workers is how you approach your job, you'll find a welcoming and supportive environment with us.


Direct the operation of the Stores Warehouse. Manage the receipt, storage and issuance of all maintenance supplies, operating supplies, current material, spare parts, certain chemicals, and appropriation equipment. Manage the ATS processing procedure, item re-order and inventory of stocked items. Coordinate stores training.


Operating team leaders, operating teams, maintenance skilled partners, technical team leader, technical resources, purchasing, finance, corporate stores and corporate purchasing.

Principal Accountabilities
Direct the operation of the Stores Warehouse so as to meet internal customer requirements to provide materials and parts to manufacturing operations at the lowest inventory cost.

Direct the operation of the Stores Warehouse in a way which meets Corporate and Mill internal control practices.

Plan and maintain storage areas for disposition and protection of materials.

Develop and implement programs and systems which cause continuous improvement in service efficiency and cost reduction.

Problem solve issues with finance and purchasing functions to ensure correctly valued inventory and processing of payment to vendors.

Lead special projects to meet functional or Mill operating objectives.

Manage Stores partner development (i.e. coaching, performance evaluations, training, etc.).

Provide leadership to ensure our organization attracts, develops and retains the best people and fosters an environment which motivates a diverse team to fully use its capabilities in achieving desired business results.

Comply with the standards and requirements of the Loudon Mill EHS Management System.

Ensure that all activities support Loudon and Sector policies and regulations.

Identify all aspects and hazards in areas of accountability and ensure they are managed to acceptable levels of risk.

Report and investigate to the Loudon standard all substandard acts and conditions.

Either through ownership of a standard or element or participation in an EHS team, continuously evaluate the effectiveness of the Loudon EHS System setting objectives to ensure we close the gaps to standard.

Ensure that internal customer requirements are met for the receipt, storage, retrieval and inventory of parts and materials.

Ensure that Stores employees perform tasks safely.

Ensure that Stores transactions meet internal control requirements.

Provide user assistance for the Stores system.

Support operating team development to become self-regulating.

Monitor performance against key KPI's and set goals to achieve exceptional performance.

Reports to the MIT Team Leader

Member of the Mill Information Team which provides a broad range of administrative, financial, and logistics support to both the Bath Tissue and Handtowel manufacturing units in the Mill

MIT Team Leader helps set functional objectives and performance expectations

Expected to use judgment in setting priorities, organizing work to be accomplished and following-up to ensure successful completion

Responsible for understanding the Stores procedures manual and implementing each phase to ensure compliance with Corporate and Mill management

Provides work direction to Stores partners to ensure work assignments are carried out in compliance with internal controls and coordinates the day-to-day function of the Stores Warehouse

Responsible for all receipts, storage, inventory, audits, and, if necessary, liquidation of obsolete items

Consults with other Mill employee at all levels on compliance with internal control requirements

Instructs and coaches other Mill employees on the effective use of information systems applications which support stores services

Often interacts with Corporate Purchasing and Stores Services Staff


The position requires a bachelor's degree or 2 or more years of raw material and/or spare parts inventory control related experience.

Required Skills
Integrity, initiative, personal sensitivity, planning, organizing, structured problem solving and decision making, thoroughness, controlling, analyzing flexibility, oral and written communications, organizational sensitivity, motivation, and deputy development.

Directing the work of others who are working on a rotating assignment and coordinating the training for those rotating positions.

Managing a broad set of administrative support services while meeting the demands of changing priorities and the needs of internal customers.

Transferring knowledge of, and functional competency in, information systems applications to systems users.

Developing ways to simplify practices and systems so as to maintain a high level of efficiency and productivity demanded by minimal support staffing.

We make the imagined real through innovation

Your innovative mind will help us stay on top of trends and remain in the lead. We excel at recognizing market gaps and then envisioning ways to fill those gaps. If you're excited by the prospect of cutting new paths to better solutions, join our journey of discovery. We value our diverse staff for the scope of perspectives they bring, and we offer all a clear path forward.

Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day - at home, school, work and on the go. Throughout our 148 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better meet the needs of consumers. We have created new categories with top brands like Kleenex®, and redefined categories with Huggies® and U by Kotex®. While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the world's most recognized brands. Our 43,000 employees are changing the world for the better, too, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe.

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

With an inclusive culture, our employees - and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark - make us stronger. EOE disability/vet.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

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Keywords: Kimberly-Clark, Knoxville , Inventory Control Analyst, Professions , Loudon, Tennessee

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