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Inventory Specialist

Department: In-house Manufacturing

Location: Eugene, Oregon, United States

About the role:

The Inventory Specialist is responsible for the completion of Cycle Counts and all associated documentation in accordance with company policy. Sample duties include cycle counting, training, scheduling, resourcing, discrepancy investigation, stock adjustment management, and report generation. In addition, this role requires report generation and presentation to Abcam’s leadership team.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Conduct cycle counting on raw material, intermediate, and finished goods in a laboratory setting.
  • Appropriately resource and monitor cycle count progress to ensure department fulfills policy requirements.
  • Maintain records of cycle counts and prepare those for auditing from an outside firm, and be prepared to answer inquiries about our procedures.
  • Receive count and adjustment requests from various departments, and carry out these ad-hoc requests in a timely manner.
  • Follow-up on items in quarantine and complete discrepancy investigations.
  • Follow-up on items requiring stock adjustment and ensure actions are completed in a timely manner, and properly recorded in our inventory system SAP.
  • Create, organize, and maintain documentation related to cycle counts, including reports and worksheets for finance, and a progress dashboard for the leadership team.
  • Coordinate with Costing team quarterly for write-offs, and monitor write-offs.
  • Develop and prepare monthly summary reports for leadership team.
  • Comply with all Health & Safety (H&S) regulations

Minimum Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Desired Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• Prior experience working in a team-oriented environment
• Proficient with Excel and data visualization
• Proven ability to meet tight deadlines
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Extraordinary organizational skills
• Confident and effective communicator; inter-departmental, with managers, peers, and invested parties in other locations around the US
• Demonstrated experience solving problems both individually and by recruiting help from others
• Demonstrated experience solving problems both individually and by recruiting help from others
• Experience in an ERP system preforming inventory transactions. SAP experience is especially desired

About Us:

Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs. It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences. Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we can offer an attractive flexible benefits package which includes share options, a culture focused on well-being and opportunities for growth and development.

Abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.