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Job ID:  35925
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Inventory Analyst-Ontario, CA

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 

More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

The Challenge

Ensures inventory integrity for Ontario plant to include raw material and finished goods. Interacts with Finance Department in relation to all inventory matters.


The Position

Performs/Applies knowledge and skills to diverse reactions

  • Tracks, monitors, and oversees raw materials, and finished goods inventory throughout the manufacturing process.  Responsible for verifying accuracy of incoming & outgoing materials for manufacturing via SAP. 
  • Manages raw materials, and finished goods accuracy through the cycle counting process.  Maintains material records and compiles evaluation reports.
  • Accountable for the timely processing of necessary Goods Issue and Goods Receipts paperwork via SAP (i.e. bills of lading, pick tickets, process orders, production orders receiving, etc.). 
  • Determine disposition and segregate all non-conforming raw materials and finished products.
  • Conducts a daily audit of inventories (i.e., raw materials, and finished goods) and uploads results into SAP and other support inventory management systems as needed.
  • Maintains inventory load balancing between 3rd party warehouse and Ontario warehouse to ensure priorities and delivery/production schedules.
  • Provides feedback to Site Controller regarding discrepancies resulting in material P&L impact. 
  • Collaborates with Production team to ensure timely delivery of incoming goods from 3rd party warehouse.
  • Performs other duties and specials projects as assigned.
  • Understanding and communication of inventory item-level analysis, and inventory levels.
  • Identify inventory discrepancies, research root causes and participate in efforts to implement demonstrated permanent corrective actions (i.e., no repeat variances)
  • Work collaboratively across the organization to limit the risk of excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Backs up manager and is point of contact when out.
  • Must be able to work any shift or overtime as needed.


The Ideal

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Material Management, Logistics, Supply Chain or any related field from an accredited institution.
  • APICS certification and LSS Green belt or higher a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point and MS Outlook). Proficient in SAP, WMS.
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing experience required.
  • Critical thinking skills to solve complex problems.
  • Must be able to lead projects through completion.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Operate as a member of a high performing cross functional team.


The Reward

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.

Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply online via the career portal (https://jobs.dsm.com/)

Pre-employment screening procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.



Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see http://www.dsm.com or connect on 

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