Inventory Control in Saint Croix Falls, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/9/2022

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Inventory Control

Job Description

The Inventory Control position is responsible for the performance of inventory control functions to maintain accuracy and integrity of data and ensure the proper storage of materials per internal and external requirements. Perform record keeping activities, auditing, and data entry activities. Coordinate information among related departments, monitor inventory and report problems, and meet company and department objectives.

Essential Functions

  • Performs visual verification of material items, monitors inventory levels and reports problems and shortages, anticipates and reports shortages.
  • Utilizes integrated ERP system to perform daily transactions for issue, receipt, inquiry, report operations complete and other functions.
  • Maintains documentation of all activities related to material issues.
  • Interfaces with customer, independent auditors and company representatives during inventories, audits, and reconciliation.
  • Physically moves, pulls from stock items per routing Bill of Material instructions and per shipping documentation from Final Inspection.
  • Issues raw materials both physically and in the system, maintains traceability through lot tracking.
  • Understands and follows all internal procedures for material receipts, issue and traceability.
  • Receives raw materials and components, assigns lot numbers.
  • Packs, protects, stores and secures materials either for storage or transport.
  • Operates label making equipment and affixes labels to skids, boxes, bags, or other storage medium.
  • Nests raw material requirements of work orders to best utilize raw material.
  • Receives, issues, and maintains inventory and other stock records.
  • Performs daily audits.
  • Assists with product identification, location and cyclic counts.
  • Ensures product shelves are tagged and labeled; creates locations for all new parts.
  • Issues and kits both upper level and subordinate assemblies.
  • Prepares and delivers kits of raw materials, mylars and tools required in the manufacturing process.
  • Receives tools from customer activities, ensuring proper data entry into inventory storage locations.
  • Issues material to jobs from inventory, ensuring proper material certification data is included and noted on the work order.
  • Ensures the proper physical cleaning and upkeep of the kitting areas.
  • Reads and understands work orders so that the appropriate materials, mylars, and tools can be kitted.
  • Utilizes precision measuring equipment to measure metal thickness.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills & Qualifications

  • Communicates courteously and professionally at all organizational levels, both verbal and written.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with little supervision.
  • Computer literate in MS Word and Excel; experience with integrated MRP systems a plus.
  • Reads and understands internal and customer specifications and material storage instructions.
  • Understands and follows both verbal and written instructions.
  • Basic math skills: Add, subtract, multiply, divide, count, fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement and quality outlook.
  • Willing to work overtime and weekend hours as needed.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to execute instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to deal with people on a continuous basis under production schedule pressures.
  • Must have good finger dexterity – daily computer interface, data entry, typing, operate copy machine, fax, phone.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, kneel and climb a ladder in order to read inventory tags and box markings.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Some experience with aerospace materials, storage, control, traceability procedures, specifications
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in the field or related area. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required

  • Daily walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, reaching, and carrying of materials. 
  • Working conditions are:  60% office environment, 35% manufacturing/warehouse environment, 5% outdoor storage areas.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Annual baseline hearing test is required.
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and push wheeled carts/tables.
  • Noise level is moderate in manufacturing areas. 
  • Hearing protection as needed depending on environment.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all non-office areas.
  • Fully enclosed shoes of solid, leather construction, must be worn in all manufacturing areas.



1105 E Pine St
St Croix Falls, Wisconsin, 55024
United States

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