Inventory Control Data Analyst

Job Location

Bolingbrook, IL US


550 W. North Frontage Rd (Boilingbrook), IL 60440

Job Category

Supply Chain & Logistics


Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

Shift Requirements

1st Shift
About The Opportunity
Position Summary
Schedules and revises shipment plans to ensure efficient distribution of products to satisfy customers. Analyzes inventory levels, production speed and product demand to determine reorder levels which will ensure product availability and minimize inventory costs.


Essential to this Position
  • Review daily inbound product forecasts against customer orders and identify shortages
  • Verify the accuracy of incoming shipments by comparing items and quantities unloaded against receiving records
  • Coordinate the flow of materials, reports discrepancies between actual inventory and recorded inventory, and communicates any other concerns
  • Review materials delivered to verify accuracy and checks for damaged goods
  • Monitor, document and resolve base materials issues in progress
  • Review the accuracy of material needed for specific jobs, applying knowledge of logistics support requirements and processes
  • Identify expiration dates, total base in production run, inbound scheduled base shipments, and In On Base materials
  • Research and resolve all overage aged liquidation orders with Shipping Department
  • Compiles production records in order to locate material using manual or computerized systems
  • Create Carrier Report Card Report to identify overall carrier performance
  • Determine all Frozen base needs for a rolling three-week window and communicate with customer on exactly what to ship in on upcoming production
  • Daily check all inbound customer loads being planned to determine whether or not these items are needed and call out any excess base when it is identified
  • Determine daily if all base is on site for production planned within the next 48 hours and communicate to customer and company Capacity Planner
  • Uses SAP to compile reports of quantity and type of material on hand
  • Performs day-to-day routine tasks, in accordance with established guidelines, and receives specific guidance from a supervisor or other official for handling of unusual non-routine problems
  • Serve as backup to Scheduler and Project Manager at site
  • Serves as backup for Inventory Manager; tasks as follows:
    • Creates reports such as Daily Inventory Report (runs raw data for Manager to review), Weekly Inbound/Outbound , Daily Vital, and Unapproved Inventory
    • Item Status changes (DIMA), TK, CD, OA
    • Conducts Stop Order research for item/lot to ship and Inbound items
    • Search system for Expiry Date accuracy
  • Other duties that may be assigned to meet company and departmental goals and objectives


Education / Certifications
Education Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Education Desired
Bachelor’s Degree
Skills & Experience
Work Experience Required
At least 2 years relevant experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Knowledge of and ability to use and influence organization's policies, standards and procedures guiding manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of strategies and tools for controlling and optimizing the factors that lie between the purchase of raw materials and delivery of finished products
  • Ability to effectively manage the business relationship and transactions with the suppliers of raw materials or product components
  • Knowledge of issues and considerations for effectively managing local or distributed inventories of raw materials, work in progress and finished goods
  • Knowledge of the processes, tools and operational considerations for effective and efficient movement of goods and materials throughout the manufacturing cycle
  • Knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a manufacturing plant or facility
Additional Requirements
  • Working knowledge of SAP, SAP S/4HANA Business Suite experience a plus
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging ( where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation (, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation (, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report at

Click here to view our two-minute video that shares a quick glimpse about Menasha Corporation and our future of possibilities.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.