Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Logistics

Ottawa, KS, US

Materials Inventory Analyst

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Purpose of the position


This position is based in Olathe, KS


Provide administrative support and coordination of Inventory Control System.  To establish and maintain location control of all inventory movements for material being received and forwarded within the warehouse and production locations.

Main tasks and responsibilities


●Establish and maintain location control of inventory
    o Determine that inventory adds and deletes, moves and reconciliation of inventory to and from locations are accurate. 
●Identify inaccuracy and initiate problem correction
●Part Number control:  Perform verification of correct part numbers (stock is correctly identified and quantities on-hand in storage locations are accurate including movement of parts within the Plant.
●Identify and resolve problems on purchased parts received.
●Prepare and coordinate Sales Orders for Parts & Service.
●Assist Materials Supervisor

Health and Safety Responsibilities
●Responsible for securing own and co-workers’ safety and health with all possible means and in compliance to law.

What you’ll need to succeed


●High School Diploma or equivalent 


●Min. 1 year of experience materials inventory control 


●Experience working with ERP systems or similar inventory systems.
●A "Can Do" attitude and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize and follow through is required to meet deadlines and to impact our overall performance.
●Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational and communication skills. 
●Google Office tools, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PPT) as an advantage
●Taking initiative in a proactive manner to improve own and team work practices
●Full professional proficiency of written and oral English required
●Good at communicating in a professional manner
●Display a strong work ethic and ability to comply with internal controls and policies


Working Together
●Materials Supervisors
●Production Supervisors

You will be part of


Kalmar currently employs more than 4,800 professionals worldwide. One of our most important values is: We do it together. We value team skills, as well as innovativeness, customer orientation, and a willingness to commit to continuous improvement. We work closely with our customers and partners - across language, cultural, and professional borders. We see diversity as a common strength and valuable resource for Kalmar’s future.

Interested to join?


Please submit your resume/CV to be considered!




Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move.