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Brown-Forman Maintenance Inventory and Planner Administrator in Trinity, Alabama

The Maintenance Inventory and Planner Administrator will be responsible for the management of parts and inventory control for the Maintenance and Engineering Department at Jack Daniel Cooperage. This individual will be responsible for receiving, quality checks, stocking, organizing, and inventorying all parts, materials, and supplies for equipment maintenance and project work. Additional responsibilities include new item initialization, OEM conversion, new equipment spare parts administration, chemical inventory, SDS administration and tracking of maintenance spending and other KPI’s. Scope development and requests for proposals for contract work will be included.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for inventory control system from entry of individual items to maintaining accurate storeroom inventory and records. This includes all chemicals, consumables and Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI).

  • Work with engineering and maintenance on new equipment spare parts by helping to determine new items, identifying existing like inventory, establish min/max levels and entering new items in CMMS database

  • Develop, Create and run reports for inventory, usage, and work order status.

  • Receives purchased goods and receivables against requisitions, and stocks these items on shelves and various locations in storeroom

  • Assemble and label cabinets with locations and item part numbers

  • Administer the replenishment process for spare parts by ensuring items have the correct quantity on hand in inventory and determine min/max levels based on equipment and usage

  • Support maintenance technicians with issuing parts to work orders

  • Maintain the staging and pre-kitting of parts for planned work orders

  • Be an active participant in Safety, HK&S, Quality, and Process Improvement initiatives.

  • On an emergency basis, expedites needed parts, supplies, and materials. May also pick up and deliver these items.

  • Generates requisitions for spare parts, materials, and supplies utilizing a CMMS to maintain inventory, and provides to Buyer for PO issuance.

  • Coordinates with Purchasing and Shipping/Receiving to track delivery of purchased items.

  • Contact vendors & suppliers to obtain quotes for needed items.

  • Monitor performance of VMI vendors to ensure needed levels of materials and accurate invoicing

  • Assist other Maintenance personnel in locating and/or requesting needed items for jobs either out of stock or through Purchasing Buyer

  • Performs periodic physical inventory counts, and reconciles actuals to CMMS inventory

  • Ongoing communication with Management/Operations to insure efficient operation of facility and to provide updates on inventories

  • Tracks and monitors parts/equipment for repair or replacement (results in cost savings)

  • Creates work orders Utilizing a CMMS

  • Works closely with Maintenance Leads to maintain Preventive Maintenance schedules

  • Assist with maintenance of technical documentation library

  • Train coworkers on proper utilization of the site’s CMMS

  • Cleaning, sweeping, and organizing store room to make inventory items easier to locate

  • Performs other duties as assigned with a customer-focused attitude

  • Physical removal of obsolete inventory and electronic removal

  • Interface with customers, vendors, and employees at all levels of the organization

  • Communicate and write reports in maintenance terminology

  • Keep detailed records and manipulate data accurately

  • Must be able to work with teammates, take direction from managers, and keep required work schedules

  • General mechanical aptitude and knowledge of the maintenance and repair of manufacturing equipment such as motors, pumps, conveying systems, hydraulics and pneumatics

  • Ability to perform Maintenance Planning role. Participate in creation, planning, scheduling, implementation, and follow-up on PM’s, corrective work orders, and emergency work orders

  • Execution of plant policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Company/Corporate directed EH&S, Quality, and GMP requirements.

Must Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience in inventory control management

  • 3+ years’ experience in industrial equipment parts inventory and/or maintenance organization

  • Proficient in MS Excel and Word

  • Experience with SAP, CMMS, or inventory control systems

  • High School diploma

  • Self-motivated with ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently

  • Must obtain operator’s license and operate forklift

Grade 24 National

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Global Production

City: Trinity

State: Alabama

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00000718

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

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