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Storeroom Lead

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Supply Chain
Hammond, IN
Date posted:

Storeroom Lead

Background & Purpose of the Job

Perform and coordinate the day-to-day administration of the Hammond Factory Storeroom activities as they relate to spare parts and supplies inventories, personnel, and data collection, meeting all financial and effective maintenance guidelines and targets.  Responsible for the day-to-day procurement, receiving and stock issue activities associated with the Hammond Parts Storeroom. Maintain inventory targets while improving service level through MRP and related inventory management techniques.  Organize storm room per WCM Principles to facilitate quick retrieval of spare parts when needed.  This role will report directly to the Maintenance Manager.

You’re a change maker: You influence the maintenance team to make data driven decisions, resisting historical intuitive decisions and adapting to a changing culture. You align your actions willingly with change initiatives and seek to understand the rationale for the change, constructively challenge in order to better understand “the why” and respond quickly to a change in priorities.

You are inquisitive, resourceful and eager to Learn: You have a strong ability to gather and analyze data.  You have strong data interpretation skills and the ability to transpose data into usable information and understanding for others.

You’re a born leader: You have excellent interpersonal relationship skills. You interact effectively with all organizational levels including staff at other Unilever sites, the Procurement Team and suppliers.  You motivate, energize, and foster team activities and relationships. 

You’re a dot connector: You know who the key players are and involve them as appropriate, using your networks to achieve your goals. You are a part of the Unilever Purchasing Team and many different groups and touch the work plans of many teams.

You’re a culture and change champion: You influence the maintenance team to make data driven decisions, resisting historical intuitive decisions and adapting to a changing culture.

You love to win, and have fun doing it: You have ownership for the storeroom and take pride in ensuring all parts are in stock to keep the factory running.

Core Responsibilities

  • Order parts to maintain accurate spare parts stock levels for the Hammond Factory

  • Adjust stock levels and lead times as need to maintain correct inventory of spare parts

  • Communicate specifications to vendors to obtain quotations

  • Coordinate repairs of spare parts with vendors

  • Coordinate cycle counts and annual physical inventory

  • Organize storeroom to minimize part retrieval time

  • Analyze data to optimize spare part inventory levels

What You’ll Need to Succeed


  • 1-3 years purchasing or inventory management experience

  • Understanding of mechanical spare parts

  • Understanding of electrical spare parts

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Experience in working in SAP

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics by federal, state, or local law. For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

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