Inventory Control Manager


Plymouth, MN, US

Job ID:  53691
Category:  Manufacturing & Operations

Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing!


Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.


The Inventory Control Manager is responsible for maintaining an accurate inventory of parts and goods through transaction documentation, process, procedure verification, and system review. The candidate will manage replenishment strategies; oversee physical inventories and lead cycle counts – analyzing and correcting cycle count discrepancies.


What you will be doing:

  • Support resolution of daily production issues
  • Design and qualify production processes and custom production fixtures
  • Develops and implement new manufacturing techniques as required
  • Define and implement production flow and layout improvements 
  • Recommend opportunities for process improvements in product quality, process efficiency, cost savings, and customer satisfaction.  Assist in leading improvement projects and activities
  • Support the successful transfer of new products into production
  • Creates and/or updates assembly procedures, bills of materials, and routings
  • Assists with leading the work activities of production personnel
  • Creatively resolves production issues
  • Exercises judgment and works with minimal direction to determine root cause of problems.  Evaluates alternative solutions and makes recommendations for course of action
  • Builds productive collaborative relationships and advises others on basic matters
  • Able to communicate effectively and transfer information through written and verbal methods. Adapts style to differing production personnel


Must have for this role:

  • 8+ years’ experience in inventory management including 3+ years leading teams
  • Intermediate Knowledge of Inventory Control or Production Control, and MRP in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced experience in ERP is required, preferably in Oracle
  • Fundamental experience in quality systems (i.e. 5S and lean practices) and driving change


Nice to have:

  • CPIM certification 
  • Forklift Certification


Travel required: 10% domestic


What​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be​ ​part​ ​of:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.