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Inventory Analyst

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Job Details
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Company Name
Ardmore Roderick
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60684
Job Description

Ardmore Roderick is a full-service civil engineering firm providing infrastructure design, construction services and program management to a variety of agencies. Headquartered in Chicago, we have offices in Champaign, IL, Orlando, FL, Philadelphia, PA.

The CTR Joint Venture provides program management, engineering, construction management, IT implementation, and warehouse management services to the Chicago Departments of Water Management (CDWM), Transportation (CDOT), and Assets, Information, and Services (AIS) in Chicago, Illinois. As part of the CTR Program team supporting the City?s IT initiatives, CTR leads IT implementations in a suite of existing systems utilized by the three departments including inventory management improvement efforts.

The primary responsibility of the Inventory Analyst position will be improving and standardizing warehouse management procedures for CDOT and AIS through onsite consulting and IT implementations. The position will utilize previous inventory management experience to work with the City in supporting their supply chain processes. Tasks will include assisting groups that are in the process of implementing a warehouse management system and with others that have recently been deployed. The candidate must be able to effectively provide user interface support to clients and be extremely customer focused including documentation of policies/procedures and performing user training.


+ Provide inventory, warehouse, and supply chain management consulting.

+ Coordinate directly and often with City staff as the key team member in the warehouses.

+ Recommend new inventory procedures based off industry best practices and existing operations.

+ Create workflow processes for stock management, purchasing, and distribution within the supply chain and in the warehouse software.

+ Prepare and conduct client facing meetings.

+ Collect and standardize warehouse data for existing inventory on shelves before upload into warehouse management system.

+ Oversee/monitor warehouse system information provided by warehouse staff.

+ Conduct formal and informal training for management, finance, and warehouse staff.

+ Develop training manuals for warehouse staff.

+ Create new and update existing commodity codes for purchasing and warehouse use.

+ Evaluate and recommend reports generated within warehouse system and Power BI.

+ Coordinate and respond to support requests from City staff.

+ Complete basic development efforts in warehouse system including creating users, uploading locations, changing user settings, etc.

Necessary Abilities and Skills:

+ Understanding of warehouse and inventory management best practices and systems.

+ Ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders.

+ Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and experience to deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.

+ Aptitude to document and establish standards, policies, and procedures.

+ Ability to learn and master new warehouse management systems.

+ Problem-solving skills combined with analytical ability to analyze data, perform research, and diagnose issues that arise.

+ Capability to work independently and as part of cross-functional teams, including with business analysts and IT professionals from various backgrounds and experience levels.

+ Aptitude to work on multiple assignments simultaneously including working under pressure to meet critical project deadlines.

+ Ability to develop and provide user interface training and to understand front-end users? requirements.

Professional Qualifications:

+ Minimum 3 years of related experience in warehouse management and/or supply chain processes

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