BASF Material-Inventory Control Specialist in Windsor, Ontario

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Administer and coordinate the communication for material movements. Execute SAP transactions involved with identification, use, and disposition of material in all inventory categories (raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods). Trains associates on scanner use for executing material movements and creates or updates standard procedures as needed. Corrects errors and ensures that accurate inventory quantities are maintained and identified in the correct location. Key interface among technical, supply chain, waste management, and production to ensure a coordinated, efficient process is used in managing material movements.


  • Yields batches and consumes materials during scanner failures, system downtime, and for materials that cannot be scanned.

  • Investigates any material balances remaining in the material staging category after batch completion and executes the necessary system transactions to resolve MIA materials.

  • Assists with the production database by entering cycle time, batch size, and tank and package fill details for each production batch.

  • Coordinates the site cycle count program. Makes inventory adjustments during the reconciliation process as needed.

  • Trains associates on scanner use. Writes scripts. Primary contact with IT support for scanners.

  • Generates reports, coordinates communication, and administers the database.

  • Generate and distribute month-end reports used by Accounting and other site stakeholders.

  • Communicates directly with hazardous waste company for scheduling inventory disposal.

  • Creates material movements in SAP’s Warehouse Management System to support inventory location accuracy and achieve “put-away” and shipping efficiencies.

  • Back-up to the Shipping / Receiving Specialist position at the site. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiate safe work activity in support of site safety program. Facilitate safety meetings

  • Leader for material-related root cause investigation and has accountability corrective action development and execution.



  • College Diploma or University degree preferred with 3-5 years’ work experience in inventory management.

  • Solid working knowledge of SAP system, excel and access database experience is a must.

  • Strong ability and affinity to work in a team atmosphere with willingness to help others.

  • Strong trouble-shooting skills.

  • Investigative ability including process and technical gaps.

  • Development of action items, timelines and roll-out of changes needed to support inventory control measures.

Job: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service

Organization: N-ECN-Coatings Solutions North America

Title: Material-Inventory Control Specialist

Location: CAN-ON-Windsor

Requisition ID: 1701027