Concord, North Carolina, United States

Inventory Process Leader

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Job ID 53294


The Inventory Process Leader has responsibility for the daily management of plant inventory in adherence with established controls and policies.  In addition to inventory management the position will be accountable for leading the shipping and receiving area of the facility with direct supervision of four primary employees. The position reports to the plant controller.


  • Coordination, execution, and reconciliation of monthly physical inventory and ensuring the completion of all necessary reporting
  • Reconciliation of shipments and receipts
  • Effective partnership with plant production and operations
  • Leads process improvement for all areas of accountability
  • Strong emphasis on leading and developing talent and ability to effectively delegate key business activities
  • Anticipates supply risks and develops contingency options
  • Develops short-term scenario models and analysis to support business planning and mitigate risks
  • Prepares and/or oversees special shipments to vendors and document preparation of export shipments
  • Collaborates with global supply chain leader to ensure supply plans align to global business demands
  • Monitors and reports on alloy pool quality and the process to remove out of spec metal or bring to compliance
  • Work with operations to identify deficiencies and train operators on production floor as needed to obtain transactional precision
  • Reviews, manages, and resolves daily metal issues on the production floor
  • Control point for acceptance and release of all alloy orders for both internal and external customers
  • Provide plant analytics as needed

Job Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 years demonstrated work experience and proven leadership in operations, materials management, supply chain, sourcing, or related field
  • Proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor
  • Undergraduate degree required, accounting or supply chain management preferred
  • Graduate degree a plus
  • Previous experience in inventory management/control in manufacturing environment a plus
  • Strong proficiency in Excel preferred
  • SAP/BI experience a plus

Knowledge and Skills

  • Self-directed with ability to lead and communicate across multiple functions and levels of the organization
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Business & Commercial Acumen
  • High attention to detail
  • Problem solving and decision making through advanced analytics and data
  • Ability to inspire a shared vision among diverse teams
  • Ability to manage change across multiple functions and/or business areas

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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