Operations Inventory Manager

Company Summary: 

At Arvato, we measure our success through the successes of our customers. Our DNA is built upon Customer Obsession, Ownership and Continuous Improvement (Hustle). We achieve our goals by means of experience, state-of-the-art technologies, creativity, passion and a commitment to quality, innovation and having fun! Come and join our team today!           

Position Summary:

Are you an experienced Operations Manager looking to expand your knowledge in inventory management?  If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you!  Arvato Supply Chain Solutions in Pleasant Prairie, WI is looking for a strong, analytical and team focused operations leader who is interested in growing their knowledge base in the distribution environment with a focus on inventory management. 

In this role, you will be given the opportunity to receive comprehensive hands-on training so you can effectively learn all aspects of inventory accuracy and monitoring product inventory in accordance with inventory cycles and organizational philosophy.  Upon successful completion of your training, you will lead an inventory team, oversee inventory levels, product movements, control/isolate non-conforming product (damages). Your goal will be to provide the highest quality service for our customers by establishing best-in-class processes while maintaining optimal cost structures.

The ideal candidate will be flexible, self-motivated, and have a desire to learn Inventory Management. They will possess excellent communication skills with demonstrated experience driving process improvement initiatives.  Proven leadership capabilities with ability to interact easily with individuals at all levels and functions, both within and outside the organization will be critical to this role. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the performance of a team of cycle counters and inventory analysts
  • Oversee ongoing cycle counts, investigations and wall-to-wall PIs in a multi-client 3PL fulfillment and distribution center
  • Direct, coordinate and optimize cycle counts
  • Drive standardizations and champion inventory control across the overall facility
  • Interact on a cross-functional level across the facility to deploy inventory improvement strategies and initiatives


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of operations experience within an multi-client supply chain and consumer products environment including developing, motivating, and leading cross functional teams
  • At least 3 years of ERP Systems experience required, SAP strongly preferred 
  • Bachelor’s degree in warehousing, supply chain management or related field. Equivalent work experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications and Key Traits:

  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Previous experience in inventory management preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be diligent, multi-task oriented, and organized
  • Strong administrative, mathematical & analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to manage people, processes, and technology



About our company:
Arvato - the spirit of solutions!

We at Arvato provide a comprehensive range of services and solutions to our business partners in the consumer electronics, high-tech, telecommunication, networking and industrial sectors. With more than five decades of experience and our global footprint we create value for our customers and ensure that they are well equipped for the challenges of their markets.

Arvato is a part of Arvato AG/ Bertelsmann, an internationally networked outsourcing provider. More than 65,000 employees design and implement solutions for all kinds of business processes across integrated service chains, for business customers from around the world. Its portfolio includes all services related to the creation and distribution of printed materials and digital storage media, as well as data management, customer care, CRM services, supply-chain management, digital distribution, financial services, professional and custom IT services, and the direct-to-customer distribution of educational media. Arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

Arvato is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Arvato Digital Services LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Wisconsin 

City: Pleasant Prairie 

Postal Code: 53158 

Job ID: 135007

Date:  Jun 14, 2021

Pleasant Prairie, WI, US, 53158

Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Inventory, Logistics, Telecom, Operations, Technology