Inventory Planner

Bloomington, MN

Humera is looking for an Inventory Planner for our client - a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts, in Bloomington. The candidate will be responsible for planning and controlling proper levels for the company's Distribution Centers. This is a contract opportunity with possible contract to hire.


  • Plan and control and optimize inventory to ensure product availability to meet customer needs. Manage key accounts (customer/vendor) for Supply Chain Operations.
  • Develop inventory control and purchasing strategies based on value, history, forecasting and special demands, while maintaining balance between customer service and inventory turn goals
  • Establishes and maintains inventory information systems on purchased and manufactured parts to ensure availability of accurate and current data on inventory levels, quantity, excessive inventory, shortages, etc.
  • Administers programs through proactive interface with customers, program management, sales, customer service, quality, engineering, suppliers, accounting and others as necessary.
  • Reconciles inventory balances and conducts periodic audits to ensure accurate inventory levels are maintained and the necessary controls are in place and followed. Controls and maintains parts master lists, bills of materials, planning and purchasing information.
  • Ensures pricing and costs are accurate. Initiates and expedites vendor purchase orders and interplant release to ensure timely product availability.
  • Communicates frequently with customers, sales personnel and customer service. Responds to customer demands in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintains working relationships with the manufacturing facilities and suppliers to reduce lead times, improve inventory control and ensure on time delivery.



  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related field, Business, Finance, or Supply Chain Management preferred
  • Minimum 3-4 years professional level inventory control or purchasing experience
  • A.P.I.C.S. CPIM Certification


Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Post Date: 12.13.2018

Salary: Contact for Rate

Shift: 1st

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For more than 45 years you may have known us as Dolphin Staffing - a name synonymous with quality temporary, and direct hire employment in the Minnesota. Today we are Humera - a boutique staffing agency that specializes in the placement of the best and brightest administrative and professional talent for contract, contract to hire and direct hire opportunities. Although we have changed our name, we continue to provide flexible career opportunities across a broad range of industries and with companies large and small. We invite you to become part of our elite workforce today!

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