Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana
The inventory control operator – production (ICO-Production) (ICO) will manage the flow of the data and inventory through the supply chain. It includes, but is not limited to receiving materials, shipping materials, cycle counting, inventory adjustments and discrepancy resolution. A keen understanding of supply chain management and inventory control is needed to identify the upstream and downstream impacts related to material movements in Systems, Applications and Products (SAP). This will include key responsibilities in the areas of:
Issue and receive material.
Report issues and solve problems.
Issue and Receive Material
Perform work safely and maintain a safe, clean work environment.
Perform tasks within SAP: receiving material, bin movements, issue material to process orders, shipping, etc.
Perform tasks physically within warehouse: operate fork truck, floor sweepers and scrubbers, dispense material, load/unload trucks, label material, etc.
Prepare paperwork for receipts and shipments: dispensing certificate, bill of lading, material tally sheets, pest inspection form, etc.
Coordinate and ship materials needed for each campaign at contract manufacturing facilities.
Coordinate and perform cycle counting activities on periodic basis to maintain accurate inventory levels.
Ensure material bins have adequate inventory to meet production requirements.
Assist in investigating and resolving inventory discrepancies.
Return material back to the vender when material does not meet requirements.
Assist in the Slow Moving Inventory process.
Initiate and monitor SMOI Info Path and provide metrics at SMOI team meeting
Manage Slow Moving Inventory (SMOI)
Coordinates the destruction of material (finished, raws, packaging).
Perform inventory reconciliation at Langham and contract manufacturing facilities
Perform tasks physically within warehouses, receiving, pest inspection on incoming material, sampling, material movements, loading, unloading, railcar movements, etc.
Maintain a safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, and workstations neat; maintaining a clean receiving/dispensing area; comply with procedures, rules, and regulations. Ensure material bins have adequate inventory to meet production requirements.
Report Issues and Solve Problems
Report issues and events such as injuries/illnesses, deviations, etc.
Troubleshoot equipment and process issues.
Assist in performing investigations for issues and events.
Perform investigations for deviations.
Initiate trouble tickets for Systems, Applications and Products, (SAP) and work with Center of Excellence (CoE) to resolve issues.
Monitor warehouse management (WAM) and troubleshoot transactions not completed in SAP
Assist in improving safe working conditions by identifying/improving hazards.
Assist in improvement of business practices in SAP, the warehouse and inventory management.
Assist in SAP script testing.
High school diploma/GED
Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position
Basic computer skills.
Ability to work in manufacturing/warehousing environment.
Demonstrate strong documentation skills.
Strong attention to details.
Good problem solving skills.
Good teamwork and interpersonal interaction skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Fork truck certification.
Teamwork, Coordination, Organization, Planning, Time Management, Reporting Skills, Inventory Control, Documentation Skills, Equipment Maintenance, Data Entry Skills, Dependability.
Computer Systems, i.e., SAP, eCAPA, GMARS, etc.
Previous experience working in GMP environment preferred.
This is a 12hr rotating shift
Known allergens in area.
Tasks may require lifting up to 50 pounds.
This job is fast paced with changing priorities.
Minimal travel may be required.
Work includes manual labor, including some in the outdoor elements.
Rotating shift work and overtime may be required.
Successful completing of training requirements related to the job will be required.
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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