Job Title: Global Logistics Inventory Manager
Date Posted: 09-19-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston North
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Entegris, Inc
Company Website:
Contact Information: Entegris, Inc   Entegris, Inc (
Job Description:
Essential Job Duties:

Establish Finished Good inventory stocking plans for all sites, integrating local insight and
historical usage. Interact with Distribution, Demand, and Finance management to determine
optimal inventory levels to balance high levels of customer satisfaction and cost to the
company. Examine and minimize risk of supporting inventory in regional/local distribution

Develop Logistics Site Inventory Turns goals to support Corporate turns goals. Forecast and
track performance to turns goals for all Logistics Sites.

Interface with Consignment Managers globally to optimize customer-specific inventories.

Manage Global Inventory Relocation program: avoid unnecessary builds through the
identification and facilitation of opportunities for better utilization of inventory amongst
subsidiaries. Perform associated transactions to ensure timely closure of GIRs.

Maintain Global Logistics Inventory Management policies and procedures including Physical
Inventory management, inventory turns requirements, inventory metrics and performance goals.

Coordinate Physical and Cycle Counting to satisfy Sarbanes Oxley control requirements.

Establish tools to bring visibility to global logistics inventory to the organization
including mechanisms for pinpointing areas of concern by location and item. Maintain monthly
global inventory reports highlighting significant changes in site and item inventory status,
seek clarification and justification from local managers. SAP Inventory Expert. Evaluate
advanced capabilities, lead implementation of beneficial Inventory capabilities. Continuous
improvement leadership.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Language Skills 

Ability to clearly communicate thoughts into actions.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Mathematical Skills

Must be able to interpret data and perform math and statistical functions as it applies to the
functions of the position.

Reasoning Ability 

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Corporate Values

Trust, Integrity and Accountability

People and Teamwork

Innovation and Creativity

Dedicated to Excellence


Five or more years of inventory management experience within a highly cyclical, variable
demand base such as Semiconductor manufacturers or suppliers. Demonstrated capability in
inventory reduction while increasing customer satisfaction levels.

Exceptional analytical skills are critical.

A high level of skill in the use of ERP applications (SAP preferred), objects-based reporting
tools, and Microsoft Access databases.

Skill in the transactional mechanics of inventory management and planning are highly

An ability to effectively communicate with Planning, Materials Management, Sales, and Global
Logistics Managers in order to gain access to key business information necessary for
development of appropriate stocking plans.

Understanding of financial impacts of inventory transactions and stocking plans is needed.

Commitment to continuous improvement, comfortable in evolving work environment.

Undergraduate degree is desired.

Working Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to
fingers, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to
stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee must
frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
essential functions.


At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants.
Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities,
achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age,
national origin, disability, marital or military status.
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