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Inventory Control Supervisor - Elgin, IL

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: IL, US

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Posting Address

440 S. McLean Blvd

Elgin, IL 60123

Position Overview

The inventory control manager is a crucial position in the organization that is responsible for directing the company's inventory control and inventory record accuracy programs that include the execution of inventory management strategy. This position is responsible for overseeing the shipping and receiving operations. The inventory control manager responsibilities comprise of managing, controlling as well as monitoring the activities related to inventory management. It also includes interacting with the personnel involved in various functions like material planning, warehousing, inventory control, master scheduling, receiving and shipping, etc., ensuring compliance with all the needs of the internal as well as external customers and the organization's facility system.

Duties and Responsibilities

1)       Responsible for directing and managing the tasks related to inventory management. Accountable for coordinating and planning the production control, inventory management, scheduling of shipments, and raw material planning (Flow of material).

2)       Manage the inventory levels for finished goods and raw materials. (verifying, tracking, and reporting on inventory for accurate inventory data; responsible for correct inventory counts)

3)       Coordinate and direct the activities related with keeping accurate records on the incoming as well as outgoing shipments and preparing the items so that they can be shipped. This role involves using discretion and independent judgment for directing the activities of inventory matters

4)       Manage, lead, and direct the collection of demand data throughout all levels of the bill of material (BOM), perform analysis of trends and generate forward looking forecasts of anticipated demand in the stock plan

Skills and Experience

Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Knowledge of SAP or Similar ERP systems a must.


High School Diploma


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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