• Product Control Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-Melville
    Job ID
    8119
    Experience (Years)
    2
    Category
    Product Support
  • Company Overview

    Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

    † Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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    We are an EEO/AA employer. Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

    Position Overview

    The Product Control Specialist will involve analyzing, forecasting and procurement of various Canon products related to copier devices, accessories and software. You will be working cross functionally with multiple departments for this multi-cultural international company. 
     
    You will be responsible for inventory management of equipment in Canon's five regional warehouse locations. 
     
    It also involves the registration of these products in multiple Canon systems (S21, Mercury and Canon America's Procurement (CAPS) so Canon customers can order these products through Canon intranet system.  The position requires the person to work and make independent decisions related to product.

    Responsibilities

    - Collect and anaylze sales data to determine procurement quantities for Canon, Oce and third party vendor products.
    - Maintain proper inventory levels in five regional warehouses and when necessary arrange warehouse transfers to prevent shortages.
    - Update cost information for products.
    - Collect the necessary information from Marketing and vendor to register product in Canon systems.
    - Provide product information, updates and delivery information to the Regional Administrators regarding product.
    - Travel to regional warehouses to inspect product and regional offices to attend meetings, when necessary.
    - Work with Logistics to receive product into the warehouses upon arrival in the United States.
    - Create various reports related to inventory and sales and distribute to upper management.

    Qualifications

    - College degree in Business Administration and/or Management, or relevant experience required.
    - A minimum of  3 - 5 years of relevant experience related to inventory management is required.
    - Strong communication skills are required, along with the ability to multi-task.
    - Strong MSoffice, good analytical and strong multi-tasking skills are required.
    - Excellent communication skills are required.
    - Must have the flexibility to work some late evenings when required at the beginning and end of the month.

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