Inventory Control Specialist


Pipestone, MN, US, 56164


RWE Clean Energy, LLC 



The Inventory Control Specialist falls under the Operations organization through the Operations Optimization department reporting through Plant Logistics and Maintenance to an Inventory Control Supervisor. The Inventory Control Specialist will be responsible for the master data accuracy supporting the inventory, ensuring the right part is available at the time, and assisting site operations with managing warranty claims.



  • Create Purchase Requisitions for all goods needed for site and Balance of Plan (BOP) operations and maintenances in region
  • Perform all inventory movements in SAP
  • Support multiple sites without assistance
  • Perform Quarterly counts and maintain accurate inventory level percentages
  • Analyze product usage and adjusts MRP as appropriate with operations consent to optimize inventory levels
  • Learn and be proficient with the Product Life Cycle Management process
  • Perform strong safety culture mindset
  • Review open orders from suppliers and communicates ship dates to necessary parties (risk report)
  • Keep accurate master data information uploaded
  • Perform all shipping/receiving duties
  • Request new part creation and extensions as needed
  • Support adequate record of all inventory levels at assigned locations in SAP MM and accurate bin locations
  • Is familiar and remains current regarding the necessary parts and material for maintenances at responsible sites
  • Perform monthly inspections and observations at perspective site(s)
  • Support as a liaison between OEM and Site operations for sites under warranty
  • Manage warranty claims for sites under warranty
  • Typical work hours are from 7-3:30 with potential to change dependent on work load
  • Expected travel 40-50% of the time and may be required to fill in at multiple (nearby) worksites
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures


  • High School degree required
  • Associate's or higher in business or technical preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Material Management in SAP MM or similar maintenance system

Physical Qualifications

  • Must be able to sit, walk, or stand for long duration of time
  • Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crawl
  • Must have ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Candidates should be highly organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, able to interact effectively and professionally with various levels of personnel and departments, vendors and able to thrive in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Promote safety for all at all times
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and make decisions for all issues related to his/her discipline(s) with limited and/or available information
  • Strong understanding of inventory processes, familiar with Excel and able to become certified and maintain the ability to operate a forklift and become CPR and first aid certified. Minimum intermediate Office Suite computer skills and knowledge
  • Ability to research and correct invoicing issues, inventory discrepancies, and goods issue/goods receipt, be able to follow prepared work instructions, sourcing other parts with the aid of procurement and engineering.
  • Adjust readily to changes in direction and work priorities while working efficiently to complete assigned tasks and achieve goals


Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

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