• Inventory Analyst

    Requisition ID
    Experience Level
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA ( Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  To  learn more about Topcon career opportunites go to


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    In this role you will have global responsibility for understanding the day-to-day operations and processes of the company with regard to inventory on a global basis.  Your focus will be maintaining the inventory records.  You will work closely with the operations team to ensure inventory is accurate to support business requirements.

    Support Materials teams to comply with Audit requirements and ensure controls are in place.




    • Oversee and facilitate all inventory and manufacturing order transactions within the ERP system.
    • Monitor Maintain and analyze current Inventory Trends, Metrics and Goals.
    • New part creation, managing master data, and performing BOM maintenance for all products.
    • Manage and generate inventory adjustments and transfers in ERP system.
    • Reviews any financial entry’s that relate to cost centers and inventory
    • Works with finance to prepare month end financial close
    • Analyses for cost of goods against forecast
    • Track allocation of materials against financial targets
    • Manages Financial ERP systems with regard to materials and Inventory
    • Reconciliation of inventory accounts to finance.
    • Trace history of items and determine reasons for discrepancies between inventory and records and recommend actions to resolve discrepancies.
    • Perform and supervise cycle counts and investigate missing inventory.
    • Generate and maintain monthly inventory models.
    • Participate with finance when required, monthly close for inventory, manufacturing orders, and COGS.
    • Make on going recommendations to improve processes, products and service.
    • Devise and implement strategy to control costs associated with inventory.
    • Review records for accuracy of information and compliance with established procedures and to determine reliability of inventory levels and prepare and distribute reports as required.
    • Participate in Audits with regard to inventory levels.
    • Facilitate proactive planning for optimized inventory levels
    • Analyze complex inventory problems and identify root cause of anomalies with solutions to management.


    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain, Business or a related field.
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Inventory and Cost Accounting experience is required.
    • Strong experience as a solid user of SAP a Plus
    • Solid working knowledge of Excel and Power Point

    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    • Superior Analytical Skills
    • Ability to manage multiple Inventory locations globally.
    • Must possess an understanding of the entire fulfillment. Process, process flows, inventories, variances and counting techniques.
    • Good negotiation skills with customer service-oriented attitude.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
    • Excellent analytical abilities to grasp the key points from complicated details.
    • Must have the ability to effectively resolve problems and to prioritize work schedules.
    • Understanding of systems and processes utilized in the reconcilement and analysis of materials and Inventory.




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