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Inventory Control Specialist

Aesculap Inc.
Hazelwood, MO 63042
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Aesculap Inc.

Inventory Control Specialist


Job ID: 2020-17397
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Healthcare
St. Louis, MO


Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients lives.


Position Summary:

The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for the financial inventory adjustments and analysis of all physical inventory. The specialist will also assist the Inventory Control Supervisor and Management to provide various types of analyses and reporting in making sound business decisions.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Perform all daily inventory control activities dealing with inventory changes, including transfers and adjustments.
  • Ensures inventories properly accounted for within the correct locations, physically and systematically.
  • Researches and resolves inventory discrepancies, reconciles inventory discrepancies in the system to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Reconcile the field inventory audits by making the appropriate system adjustments as necessary.
  • Maintain the field inventory audit schedule and communicate changes as applicable.
  • Assist in the yearly physical audit of inventory with other departments.
  • Ensures that all adjustments are complete and closed out each month.
  • Assists other departments as required.
  • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
  • Must embody the Companys Vision, Mission and Values
  • Other duties maybe assigned.

Secondary or peripheral job functions:

  • To be available for any additional Financial updates within the reporting structure
  • The ability to collaborate and partner interdependently with cross-functional leadership and influence decision-making across multiple functional organizations and levels is required.
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to manage complexity.
  • Knowledge of Lean material flow, planning and scheduling preferred. Six Sigma/Process Excellence training and/or certification is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • N/A

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Requires two or more years prior related experience
  • Experience working in Supply Chain, Finance, or Materials Management is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • SAP experience is required.
  • Experience with Knowledge of ERP planning tools (i.e. SAP-PP, MM, WM modules) is preferred along with strong analytics.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.

Through its Sharing Expertise initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Posted: 2021-01-28 Expires: 2021-03-01

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