This position is responsible for leading an accurate and timely work order closure process in order to efficiently run manufacturing functions and supporting financial systems.Responsibilities:- Pull work order variance reports daily, ensure variances are investigated and are within established parameters to ensure proper close of work orders in the JD Edwards ERP system- Leverage data and work with inventory function to ensure cycle counts are completed to reflect usage is accurate- Ensuring materials are correctly assigned to work orders, execute processes to ensure appropriate product is completed according to customer specifications- Lead process on work order completion, resulting in work orders completed in a timely and accurate manner; key functions leverage this information to complete month-end close processes- Pull and analyze data, and determine solutions, to continually improve usage-to-completion work order process to drive to zero-based waste- Identify bill of material discrepancies that lead to work order variances- Partner with operations to develop and execute on weekly KPI reporting, providing visibility to key stakeholders throughout the organization- Other duties, as assignedWorking hours: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PMSkills:- Advanced education in Business, Inventory or related field- 2-years work experience in purchasing, inventory control, or related field- Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment- JD Edwards software programs preferred- Demonstrated organizational skills & the ability to work on multiple high priority projects- Extensive Knowledge regarding the Manufacturing Scheduling Process- Understanding of the Bill of Materials structure and concepts- Must be able to read multiple reports and identify potential issues i.e production reporting or inventory quantity errors.- Effective written, verbal, & interpersonal communication and negotiation skills- Ability to strongly multi-task, organize, and prioritize- High level of accuracy and attention to detailEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution- 3+ years previous experience working with detailed processes and data- Previous experience with advanced Microsoft Excel functions (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, conditional formatting, text-to-columns, etc.)- Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime, as needed Apply today and find a job YOU will love!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.