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Inventory Control Sr. Coordinator (684133)

Company: Zimmer Biomet
Location: Olive Branch
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

The Inventory Control Senior Coordinator is responsible for the control and communication around field/distributor inventory both physically and systematically, through monitoring, traceability, and reconciliations. This position supports all department goals, especially those that seek to optimize field inventory levels and protect company assets while elevating the satisfaction of the customer’s experience.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Investigates inventory variances and works cross-departmentally to identify root cause and recommend solutions.
  • Responsible for the timely research, disposition, and reporting of disputed inventory.
  • Review and reconcile missing/late inventory reports on a daily basis.
  • Facilitates the return/exchange of expiry dated/calibrated products between warehouse and field personnel, as required.
  • Controls the systematic movement of inventory and data integrity.
  • Conducts research as necessary for product recalls.
  • Generates regular weekly/monthly reporting as well as all ad-hoc reporting.
  • Manages all communication and administrative functions related to the termination of distributor inventory accounts.
  • Various other administrative duties as assigned or requested.
  • Perform duties in compliance with applicable regulations and standards such as FDA Quality System Regulation and ISO (International Organization for Standardization).
  • Follow all standard operating procedures, written and oral, at all times.
  • Assist with strategic inventory request and fulfillment.
  • Monitor and assist with asset placement and recovery through cross functional collaboration with sales and operations.
  • Manage inventory outflow of loose inventory requests.
  • Manage resolution on asset return variances.
  • Assist with brand rationalization recovery and disposition efforts.


Expected Areas of Competence
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially the ability to foster positive relationships with all internal and external (sales) personnel.
  • Results oriented with the ability to accomplish work in a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work unsupervised on assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, especially in the areas of process improvement and problem solving.
  • Highly developed organizational skills – able to handle multiple high priority tasks/projects concurrently without constant daily guidance.
Education/Experience Requirements
  • 5+ years related experience, preferably within the medical device industry.
  • Experience with Inventory Control practices and data analysis.
  • SAP experience and proficiency preferred.
  • High School/ GED required.  
  • Associates degree or additional industry work experience preferred.
Travel Requirements
  • up to 5%
Additional Information


At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

As a Zimmer Biomet team member, you will share in our commitment to providing mobility and renewed life to people around the world. This is why we offer you a competitive rewards package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness incentives, employee assistance programs as well as paid time off for vacation and holidays.

Keywords: Zimmer Biomet, Memphis , Inventory Control Sr. Coordinator (684133), Other , Olive Branch, Tennessee

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