Stores Leader at Koch

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Location: Fordyce, Arkansas

Job Description:

Stores Leader - Fordyce OSB

Your Job

Our Georgia-Pacific OSB facility in Fordyce, Arkansas is recruiting for a Stores Leader. Reporting to the Area Purchasing Manager, this role will be responsible for managing all aspects MRO inventory to ensure it supports operations and reliability at the lowest total cost of ownership to GP. If you have a high attention to detail and like working with a team to achieve productivity goals, this may be the job for you!

Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace.

This is an onsite role at the Fordyce facility.

Our Team

Georgia-Pacific in Fordyce, AR manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB), compressed strands of wood chips that are bound together by adhesives which prevent moisture intrusion. The most common uses are sheathing in walls, flooring and roof decking. Georgia-Pacific's Building Products business has consistently been among the nation's top suppliers of building products to building materials dealers and large warehouse retailers. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit

What You Will Do

  • Managing and owning the overall Spare Parts supply operations, including receiving and managing MRO parts, storeroom inventory, and supplies

  • Responsible for developing inventory plans, maintaining optimal inventory levels, and assisting in developing criticality classifications for parts to track materials most critical to uptime.

  • Working with maintenance and operations to understand inventory needs and ensure reliability is properly supported at the best total cost of ownership for GP.

  • Identifying opportunities for stores-related process or workflow improvements and implementing as needed

  • Conducting periodic review and analysis of the inventory including (but not limited to) cycle counting on demand reviews, overmax evaluation, slow moving inventory reviews, repair & return transactions, criticality reviews, and min/max reviews based on usage, lead time, and asset strategy. Driving conversations on these topics to ensure inventory opportunities are appropriately addressed to create maximum value for the facility and GP.

  • Ensuring the storeroom is clean and organized through shelf/bin and parts identification with corresponding database accuracy.

  • Driving improvements in Vendor-Managed Inventory

  • Managing new stock initiation and setup process

  • Training others on stores processes, the associated value, and driving accountability.

  • Following, reviewing, and sharing knowledge on all applicable Internal Financial Controls and Purchasing and Storeroom policies

  • Generating material releases and follow-up as needed

  • Resolving invoice discrepancies as they occur and work to resolve root causes.

  • Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to eight (8) hours a day, in a loud/noisy, and industrial, high-volume environment

  • Willing to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.

  • Ensuring compliance with all safety and environmental policies and procedures

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • A minimum of one (1) year of inventory management experience

  • Experience Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience with inventory management software and systems

What Will Put You Ahead

  • At least three (3) years of inventory management experience or at least three (3) years manufacturing experience

  • Knowledge of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) parts

  • Experience with inventory management software MP2

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here .

Who We Are

As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day - to make everyday products even better.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.
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