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Inventory Control Lead

Barry Wehmiller

This is a Contract position in Spokane, WA posted January 10, 2022.

About Us:
Alliance Machine Systems International, LLC is a privately held company with over 35 years of history dedicated to providing corrugated box manufacturing machines and services to the changing industry. As the paperboard packaging industry’s premier global supplier of productivity-enhancing process machinery and systems, we supply innovative designs, intelligent automation, and optimized workflow, coupled with highly responsive parts and service support. Our United States and Europe based engineering, manufacturing, sales and service operations provide a global support system covering the full product portfolio of Alliance, Serco, TEI, ASC, Pallmac, J&L and Tanabe machines.

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:


The Inventory Lead is responsible for the daily oversight of inventory to include receiving, material handling, shipping, parts issuance and schedule adherence.


  • Researching inventory discrepancies and making necessary corrections.
  • Maintaining Inventory Accuracy Metrics and associated reports for management (and client as appropriate).
  • Support process improvements and Integrate efforts across operational departments to enhance inventory accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ensure production staff is apprised of discrepant issues and patterns as they relate to processes and controls.
  • Active participation in the research, recommendation and implementation of controls and audits
  • Ensure cycle count root cause and mitigation are supported .
  • Maintaining varying schedules in support of production support and shipping.
  • Oversight and training of multiple areas within inventory to include Receiving, Job Pulling and Part Sales Shipping.
  • Conduct daily gemba updates.
  • Support discrepancies to include research through resolution.
  • Active engagement in process improvement recommendations
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. as part of the job function.
  • Must be able to pass the forklift certification test and drive a forklift on a daily basis
  • Oversee all inventory accounts and records as they apply to daily responsibilities
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned






None required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience and Skills:

  • General computer experience; Microsoft Office experience preferred.
  • Experience with ERP systems.
  • Ability to present written information in a clear and legible fashion.
  • Ability to follow work instructions and procedures to complete tasks.
  • Ability to research and present recommendations to improvements and controls
  • Ability to read basic blueprints or schematics
  • Ability to operate hand/fork trucks
  • Ability to operate cranes, saws and pneumatic staple/nail guns.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Work occasional evenings and weekends to meet deadlines

Physical Requirements

To successfully perform the essential functions of this job, an individual must be willing and able to

  • Work occasional evenings and weekends to meet deadlines.
  • Sit at a desk or computer for extended periods of time.
  • Move about the office and factory with occasional lifting, bending and reaching.
  • Dial, hear and respond to telephone calls and inquiries.
  • Lift up to 50lbs repeatedly as necessary
  • Communicate effectively (visually and verbally) with internal and external contacts.
  • Meet requirements of daily attendance on job for a full, continuous work schedule.

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.


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