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Inventory & Logistics Specialist

2 July 2019

Inventory & Logistics Specialist

SafanDarley is the leading global specialist in the construction and development of press brakes and shears for sheet metal. SafanDarley covers all disciplines from R&D and engineering to manufacturing and assembly; along with marketing, sales, technology and training in addition to their helpdesk and service department. 

Position Summary:

The Inventory & Logistics Specialist will serve as the main contact between distributors, corporate headquarters, freight forwarders, transport services and SafanDarley field engineers. This role will work closely with various departments of the organization and with outside vendors to meet the equipment, service, parts, and shipping needs of the distributors. The Inventory & Logistics Specialist will work within the inventory control program to establish and maintain maximum and minimum inventory parameters on machinery and related parts. This role will also receive fully loaded machines and be responsible for unloading of the delivery truck with an overhead crane to the proper location in the warehouse.

What Makes this a Great Opportunity:

  • Ownership of new warehouse from the ground up; including building up and managing inventory
  • Opportunity to work with an industry leader 
  • Daily interaction with a robust team of industry professionals 
  • A lot of variety in day-to-day tasks and responsibilities 
  • Become an integral member of a new team with a strong financial and support network 
  • Opportunities for advancement 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain parts inventory levels; conduct quarterly parts inventory count
  • Respond to distributor calls for service and parts orders; process requests in timely manner
  • Provide complete customer service to distributors including creating quotes, order fulfilment and invoicing
  • erification of all freight (FedEx, DHL, UPS, etc.) and office invoices; submitting for payment
  • Maintain receiving, warehousing and shipping operation. 

Travel Responsibilities:

  • Occasional travel may be required; including initial training at SafanDarley HQ in the Netherlands

Success Criteria:

  • Warehouse efficiency and inventory control
  • Sense of urgency and strong customer service skills
  • Prompt response to parts requests
  • Customer and distributor satisfaction 
  • Great customer service attitude and approach

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills and sense of urgency  
  • Associate degree and 2+ years of related experience  
  • Experience working with both internal team members and external customers
  • Strong computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license 

Desired Experience and Traits:

  • Working experience in logistics and inventory controls within a warehouse setting 

Physical Requirements:

  • Will need to unload/load stock machines by operating an overhead crane and forklifts
  • Constant use of hands to manipulate objects, tools, or controls
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, climbing, walking
  • Frequent handling of materials


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short & Long-Term Disability
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Life/AD&D
  • Paid Time Off (Holiday, Vacation, Sick Time), etc.


  • Preference given to candidate residing commutable distance of zip code 53188

For Further Information Contact:

Paul Schauwitzer

Recruiting Consultant 



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