Tesla

Inventory Control Analyst

Tesla

September 15, 2021


The Inventory Control Analyst will work with distribution teams, as well as cross functional stakeholders in the organization, to create dashboards, tools, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that describe inventory trends within the organization. They will also lead efforts and drive strategic projects directly related to improving these KPIs. This role requires you to acquire deep subject matter knowledge about systems, distribution, and fulfillment processes and KPIs used to manage and drive the business. It is essential that you can think strategically, connect the dots in the bigger picture, as well as be comfortable in the details of the deliverables to drive operational improvements. The role is expected to simultaneously handle multiple projects of department-level scale and global reach.
Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and monitor all key functions related to inventory transactions to ensure that they are accurate and timely (from and to all external and/or internal operations)

  • Develop and supply strategic reporting to the Operations team, including: quarterly summaries, monthly trends, week-over-week analysis, and daily reporting

  • Develop trend reporting on top inventory offenders in all functions of the warehouse for inaccuracies to help operations leadership in seeking to understand root causes

  • Innovate and maintain cycle count programs in a perpetual inventory environment at all sites globally

  • Perform thorough research and documentation on inventory discrepancies (to identify root causes and supply possible solutions)

  • Develop and drive departmental and organizational goals through data analysis with the ability to speak to multiple levels of the business

  • Take a high level of ownership of site training and team development based around inventory, with the goal of preventing inaccuracies

  • Daily reporting on variance trends on site including top offenders by username per function, top bins with discrepancies, top pick zones with errors, and any additional root cause investigations

  • Consolidate quarterly, monthly, and weekly summaries of inventory adjustments, including: inventory discrepancies, write offs, variances, and overall value trends.

  • Identify process and system gaps, and highlight areas for optimization/automation with the goal of driving projects to improve these areas.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Finance, Supply Chain, Analytics, or Industrial Engineering (or relevant experience)

  • Preferred: 2+ years work experience in finance, supply chain, operations, or inventory control/management

  • Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Project

  • Advanced skills using SQL, PowerBI, Tableau is a plus