Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


    Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain
  • Overview

    As a member of the Supply Chain Management team, you will provide inventory control, customer service and administrative support. The Inventory Specialist will be a high integrity individual who is adaptable and is a team player.


    • Review on hand inventory reports to minimize variances
    • Coordinate cycle counts maintaining an accurate inventory throughout the year
    • Support annual physical inventory with Accounting Department
    • Report both low-stock and surplus inventory on a routine basis
    • Manage changes (additions/deletions) to Kanban or Vendor Managed items
    • Create and maintain internal part numbers in ERP system
    • Obtain current information from suppliers on material cost, lead time, etc.
    • Make recommendations on procurement method for material with minimum order quantities
    • Check and adjust material transaction processes in production to ensure standard work is followed
    • Collaborate with all warehouse employees establishing shared metrics to drive improvement


    • High school diploma with 2+ years’ experience; Associates degree in business, accounting, materials management or related field is preferred
    • Two years’ experience with inventory, manufacturing and/or accounting
    • Effective and clear communication skills, verbal and written; strong listening skills
    • Strong analytical skills and proven problem-solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize work and collaborate with other departments
    • Must be detail orientated and have strong organizational skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Syteline and Workbench
    • Knowledge of lean principles; Lean thinker who looks for process improvement opportunities



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