Inventory Manager
Job Details
Lino Lakes Warehouse - Lino Lakes, MN
Full Time

The Company

Asmodee North America (ANA) is part of the Asmodee Group, a global corporation headquartered in France and a worldwide leader in the creation, manufacturing, and distribution of games. Our games tell immersive stories that inspire people to push the boundaries of their imagination and include top-tier titles such as, CATAN, Pandemic, Ticket to Ride, and Spot It among others. Our global success has come from our publishing studios and distribution networks where we transform high-potential stories into iconic consumer products. ANA believes in the power of ideas, leads with equality and universality, and strives to empower employees in our overarching effort to consistently create great games and tell amazing stories. We base our success on our three core values both internally and in the wider market; honesty, integrity, and fairness drives everything we do.


Summary of Position

The Inventory Manager is responsible for ensuring accurate inventory and administering inventory accounting processes.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains integrity of the physical inventory by location.
  • Analyzes and monitors the financial and operational impact of inventory adjustments.
  • Establishes and manages cycle count programs to maintain inventory balance.
  • Researches transaction history to determine the source of inventory variances and order filling errors.
  • Researches potential quantity variances as identified by accounts payable.
  • Generates active locations for new items.
  • Recommends merchandise movement based on velocity report.
  • Executes inventory transfers and reassigns active locations resulting from slot analysis.
  • Ensures compliance with corporate policies.
  • Supports compliance with all appropriate policies, procedures, and safety rules
  • Ensures proper classification and storage of inventory.
  • Effectively queries inventory and all order-related transaction history.
  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with Distribution Center associates.
  • Responsible for motivating and managing the activities of the Inventory Control associates.
  • Responsible for the selection, training and performance management of the Inventory Control associates.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for associates in the warehouse; tracks attendance, coaches and leads associates with a view to employee growth and development, monitors performance, and manages overtime and other compensation changes.
  • Directs warehouse activities to ensure efficient and economical utilization of facilities for storing and distributing inventory.
  • Maintains process management, productivity measures, and quality controls.
  • Reviews, tracks and analyzes critical success measures and compares the results with the targets on a regular basis. Develops and plans for improvement in areas such as order filling errors, late deliveries and overall service levels. Evaluates associates performance in achieving standards.
  • Enforces compliance with all appropriate policies, procedures, safety roles and government regulations.
  • Studies current and future needs of the company as it relates to the management of receiving, stocking, inventory, returns, shipping, and order filling; develops and recommends improvements to current warehouse practices to promote efficiency, accuracy, faster service and lower costs.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Three or more years of experience as an inventory manager.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel as well as ERP systems.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple high priority projects to meet tight deadlines. 
  • Must be able to use independent judgement, discretion, and critical thinking.  
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other teams and individuals. 
  • Strong computer skills including being able to create and maintain spreadsheets.


How to Apply: Serious candidates should include a Letter of Interest explaining why the candidate wants this new and different position with Asmodee including examples of past performance or achievement in the role (or similar role) as well as a description of the candidate’s skills and values as demonstrated through his or her job experience; a resume; and 3 references.


Asmodee is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for and celebrate a diverse team in our effort to carry out our company values of honesty, integrity, and fairness.