Inventory Controller

United States, Houston (Texas)

Today Lonza is a global leader in life sciences. We are more than 15,000 employees in more than 100 locations around the world. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Inventory Controller is responsible for monitoring inventory levels and ensuring that identified levels are accurate. This monitoring is completed through the issuance of regular material cycle counts, discrepancy identification and reconciliation, and correction of identified variances.

Key responsibilities:

  • Investigate and resolve material discrepancies.

  • Administer and oversee the completion of regular cycle count activities, to include posting of counts and issuance of recounts.

  • Provide instruction to Logistics personnel for the completion of required SAP transactions (Material Movements) to resolve variances in the inventory system.

  • Audit material transactions

  • Generate and distribute SAP reports as required

  • Cross train Logistics personnel in Inventory Control processes as required for completion of SAP transactions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key requirements:

  • Must have supply chain and inventory background

  • Excellent professional oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to re-prioritize activities as required by changes to daily activities

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and react to any changes in daily scheduled activities

  • Able to work within a team, as well as drive team activities

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to work independently to complete all required activities

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R27038