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Inventory Control Associate

Company: Morton Buildings
Location: Winfield
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Morton Buildings, Inc. is the industry leader in post-frame construction. We have been in business for more than 110 years and have six manufacturing plants servicing 106 construction centers nationwide. Per year, across America, more than 3,500 new buildings sport the familiar Morton M.

The Inventory Control Coordinator will be part of the Product Delivery team, reporting to the Regional Plant Manager. The Inventory Control Coordinator will be responsible for several routine functions at the manufacturing plant including cycle counts, purchased materials ordering, and production planning.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Works with the Transportation Manager, Regional Plant Manager, and Shipping Supervisor to provide timely and effective production schedule planning and communication.
  • Organizes and schedules daily/weekly workflow for the operation.
  • Looks ahead to newly completed shipping schedule workload.
  • Working closely with the Regional Plant Manager and Plant Administrator, establishes and maintains correct and adequate inventory levels of all inventories stocks and supplies for the facility. This is accomplished by direct purchase order placement and coordination with established MBI vendors, and by material orders from other MBI plant locations.
  • Communicates clearly and frequently with internal plant departments on topics relative to planned production and receiving schedules.
  • Takes care of internally produced item inventory ordering, cycle counts and inventory corrections, and recommends minimum supply changes.
  • Learns Production Manager job duties in order to be in a backup/training role.
  • Exhibits customer service focus with an emphasis on quality and timeliness.
  • Performs analysis and adheres to MBI's established inventory value and turns standards.
  • Willingness to work regular overtime and off-hours as needed.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.
    • College coursework completed or equivalent work experience as an inventory planner and/or materials purchaser preferably in the construction industry.
    • Minimum 3 years of experience required maintain inventories and manufacturing processes such as scheduling through
    • ERP/MRP system input and manipulation is a plus.
    • Post frame construction industry experience highly desired.
    • Proven process improvement efforts and results achieved.
    • Promotes teamwork and demonstrates natural leadership skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational planning skills.
    • Ability to work on your feet as required.
    • Microsoft Office skills including Outlook email, Word, and Excel are required.
    • Displays accountability, dedication and enthusiasm to manage plant inventories as if it is your own small company.

      Benefits include:
      • Excellent medical/dental/prescription coverage
      • Life Insurance
      • Paid holidays
      • Paid vacation
      • Paid sick time
      • 401K Opportunity
      • ESOP Retirement Program which makes you an owner of the company
        Morton Buildings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

Keywords: Morton Buildings, Wichita , Inventory Control Associate, Other , Winfield, Kansas

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