IDI Distributors
  • Operations
  • Chanhassen, MN, USA
  • Negotiable
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical (including Health Savings Account option), Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Long Term Disability, Pre-Paid Legal Services, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program, 401k (W/Company Match), Paid Time Off

IDI's history of achievement and growth is indication that we provide the best environment for enthusiastic, driven individuals to be successful. IDI prides itself on a culture that values building meaningful connections with customers and coworkers, and each employee is bound by a commitment to providing the highest quality service within our industry.

Inventory Control

Insulation Distributors, Inc. is seeking a detail oriented and energetic Inventory Control to join our Corporate team. As our Inventory Control, you will be responsible to plan, coordinate and ensure efficient and effective inventory replenishment. This includes assessing new product needs such as insulation, foam insulation and accessories related to this industry while building strong relationships with vendors and managers to ensure best acquisition prices. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Train and support DC staff on inventory issues, management and organizational philosophy
  • Develop and implement inventory control policies and procedures
  • Provide Warehouse Management with reports to inform them about inventory levels, goals for their branch and executing inventory strategies by adhering to timelines
  • Analyze inventory levels and product demand to determine acceptable on-hand quantities and reorder points to ensure product availability and minimize inventory carrying costs
  • Work closely with the Operations and Purchasing team in providing input on product forecasts based on previous demand, outlook, vendor consistency and replenishment history
  • Determine metrics, forecasts and overall market opportunities indicative through research and analysis of sales trends, business strategies, key events, and seasonal profiles

Inventory Control Job Qualifications

As an Inventory Control, you must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We are looking for someone with a professional, customer-focused attitude. You must have the ability to review and improve inventory control metics, develop material cost forecasts or standard cost lines, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Proficiency in material ordering 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented, able to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills, proficiency using Microsoft Office tools, including Excel and PowerPoint as well as experience with Publisher
  • Strong work ethic and drive to accomplish goals

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree in related field or equivalent experience required
  • 3-5+ years in purchasing, forecasting and analysis
  • Distribution, construction and/or supply chain industry experience preferred
  • Experience with an ERP System preferred
  • Building materials industry experience a plus

Why IDI? Excellent pay and benefits. Dedicated staff. Service-oriented culture.
Since 1979 Insulation Distributors has been a leading national distributor to the insulation contractor market throughout the U.S. with locations nationwide. IDI is a family owned and operated American business that takes pride in offering the highest-quality products and services at the most cost-effective prices in the industry. This special relationship with our customers has allowed us to build a successful operation that is prepared to handle specific needs of contractors in the residential, commercial and industrial markets. Part of IDI's commitment to quality stems from our association with the leading fiber glass manufacturer in the world, Owens-Corning, which has been serving the insulation industry with scientific expertise, product research and development for more than 70 years.

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