Sr. Manager, Inventory Management


Job Description:

Leidos has an opportunity for Sr. Manager, Inventory Management in support of the Security Detection & Automation Operation in Tewksbury MA. The Sr. Manager oversees the execution of global inventory control processes, and relationships with third-party partners. Directly responsible for internal and contracted warehouses, the Sr. Manager will also lead a team of 10+ employees. Key tasks are accomplished through the development and analysis of Key Performance Indicator (KPIs), decisive action/remediation plans, development of improvement opportunities and regular engagement with subordinates, peers and internal customers.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Leads Inventory Management personnel
  • Develop and monitors standard metrics for inventory accountability including inventory loss tolerances and improvement targets
  • Supports operations with inventory control troubleshooting including review and resolution of IT service tickets
  • Reviews and approves ERP system access controls for Warehousing operations
  • Auditing - internal and external audit support; work with audit teams on resolving any audit findings; coordinates/supervises external site audits; provides reports/data to auditors; performs training for sites prior to audits
  • Works cross functionally with IT to support Supply Chain initiatives
  • Manages process standardization and standard work instructions for all inventory processes
  • Supports M&A integration and inventory control area divestitures
  • Facilitates system quiet periods and system cut over activities with operations
  • Field training of Warehousing personnel and facility managers on SOX controls and processes
  • Cycle counting and physical inventory improvement projects
  • Identifies and implements continuous process improvement opportunities and serve as a change champion for inventory controls and flow of goods

Basic Qualifications
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • Generally has 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Data entry skills, experience, and knowledge of using a computer and keyboarding are required
  • Ability to direct, coach, support, and delegate and maintain morale
  • Quick learner with a willingness to ask appropriate questions as needed
  • Highly proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and experience with multiple ERP and CRMs
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong organization skills and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Ability to always maintain an upbeat and positive attitude
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication

Preferred Qualifications
  • Exposure to manufacturing or distribution industries

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