Specialist- Inventory Control USA (B Crew/PM Shift)

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First Solar reserves the right to offer you a role most applicable to your experience and skillset.

Basic Job Functions:

  • Ensures SAP transactions are performed accurately and in a timely manner. Ensures First Solar Core Values are adhered to and promotes teamwork to achieve the company’s mission. This role is accountable for shipment processing (finished goods/non-finished goods), scheduling pick-ups and creation of shipment documentation. In addition, this role is also responsible for updating internal tracking systems and communicating shipment status to the requestor(s). Position supports the department’s continuous improvement activities, assist with physical inventories and cycle count activities as well. Ensure compliance to established Sox Controls & Import/Export regulations.


  • High School or GED equivalent required.
  • College course work, certification or formal training highly desired.
  • Minimum of 3 years of warehouse (shipping/receiving) experience required.
  • Cycle counting experience is beneficial.
  • SAP experience preferred.

Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Knowledge of inventory control procedures and practices
  • Organized, attentive to detail & functions with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Knowledge and understanding of computer applications (SAP experience a plus).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the resulting inventory and data entry reports and their accuracy
  • Assist with physical inventories and monthly cycle count activities.
  • Analyze and investigate inventory variances. Implement correct actions as needed to reduce/eliminate variances.
  • Assist with finishing good and WIP inventories activities.
  • Process outbound shipment requests.
  • Prioritize shipment requests based on the requestor delivery dates.
  • Process offsite warehouse shipment requests. Update internal tracking system(s) as necessary to reflect offsite shipments.
  • Support the creation of shipping export/import documents.
  • Support continuous improvement activities.
  • Serves as a back-up to other key Inventory Control positions.
  • Established and promotes good housekeeping and safety practices.
  • Maintains a proper level of communication and fosters team building.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Job description subject to change at any time.

Reporting Relationships:

  • This position will not have direct reports.


  • 0% - 5% (On occasion/as needed for training, etc.)

Estimated Salary Range:

  • $18.56 - $25.96, Hourly

US Physical Requirements:

Manufacturing & Maintenance Physical Requirements:

  • Will sit, stand, or walk short distances for up to 12 hours per day.
  • Will climb stairs on a frequent basis.
  • Will lift up to 58 pounds on an occasional basis, according to work instruction.
  • Will lift up to 37 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Will push or pull up to 27 pounds of force on an occasional basis.
  • Will push or pull up to 10 pounds of force on a frequent basis.
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects repetitively on a frequent basis.
  • 20/40 vision in each eye (with or without correction) and the ability to distinguish between red, yellow, and green is required.
  • May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis.
  • May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including, but not limited to; steel toed shoes, cut resistant gloves, jackets, aprons &/or arm guards, safety glasses, hearing protection).

Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check and any other tests that may be required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: First Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.