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Production Data Entry Clerk

Date: Oct 10, 2021

Location: Plant City, FL, US

Company: James Hardie

Production Data Entry Clerk
Plant City, FL

Now’s your chance to move your career in a new direction – upward! 
Consider this. James Hardie is the #1 brand of siding in America. Globally, we have more than 4,900 employees and generate over $2.5 billion in net sales.  We invented fiber cement, and over 8 million homes later, we continue to set the standard for premium siding and trim.  Of course, to be the best, you have to work with the best.  That’s why we invest in more than just quality products; we also invest in our people.  We take pride in our employees and it’s clear that our employees take pride in working at James Hardie too. 

James Hardie Production Entry Clerks are crucial members of both our Finance and Manufacturing teams.  This position is responsible for timely and accurate capturing of detailed operating data to enable the flow of materials and products. As member of the Plant Finance team, you will also be responsible for the reconciliation, analysis and troubleshooting of data inconsistencies, as well as the timely communication of results to plant management. You will spend time cross-training to become versed in all other plant finance functions.  Every day presents new opportunities and you will consistently search for ways to improve the efficiency and accuracy of work processes.  You will enjoy being part of a team, sharing best practices with your peers and eagerly learning from others.  You will operate in a fast-paced environment with an expectation of quality and integrity of work.


Position Responsibilities

Production Entry & Processing: (50%)

  • Enter daily production including updating all applicable spreadsheets, entering data into SAP, and identifying and resolving any discrepancies or issues.
  • Maintain movement of inventory through the quality process.
  • Oversight of MRB inventory including movements of all quality and non-quality product.
  • Manage movement of damaged and obsolete inventory.

Raw Material Receiving: (20%)

  • Collecting and segregating BOL tickets.
  • Entering or scanning receipt information and preparing for entry into SAP.

Purchasing Support: (15%)

  • Researching and resolving invoice issues.
  • Assisting with vendor management including new vendor set-up and on-going maintenance.
  • Converting requisitions to purchase order.
  • Managing open receipt resolution (GRIR process).
  • Assist in managing open purchase orders to keep up-to-date and accurate so the information may be used in budget management and cost forecasting.

Cost Accounting Support: (15%)

  • Continually identifying, designing, and implementing best practices and process improvements and explaining processes and techniques throughout the plant.
  • Support Cycle Counts



The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


Position Requirements

  • High Volume Data processing experience in a comparable business environment is required.  Manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated Computer proficiency and experience with ERP systems
  • Associate College Degree or higher preferred.  BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred.
  • Experience with GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office capability and proficiency in ERP systems (SAP preferred)
  • Work week is Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday -Thurday, including holidays (holiday pay available)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven presentation skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to challenge information and a passion to exhaustively uncover robust facts and data which improve insights and the quality of the final decision.
  • Proven ability to process complex and detailed data and information.
  • Demonstrated expertise of research methods and report preparation.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively take action to solve problems while exhibiting sound judgment and successful stress tolerance.
  • Superior interpersonal and written/oral communication skills with the ability to communicate production and financial information across the business.
  • Ability to be tactical as well as see the bigger operational picture.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and think independently about alternative ways to solve problems based on analysis of data.
  • Ability to offer advanced solutions based on collected, summarized, and analyzed data.
  • Ability to apply creativity and latitude in identifying new projects, trends, and processes.
  • Demonstrated computer skills with experience on Microsoft Office: Word, Excel (pivot tables & VLOOKUP), PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet.
  • Results-oriented to ensure delivery of appropriate products and services in an accurate, complete, and timely fashion.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strong relationships and exert influence when needed.
  • Ability to effectively promote and represent the Company and Procurement Department to suppliers and the market in the assigned region.
  • Demonstrate personal integrity in conducting business with suppliers which ensure compliance with the laws, business guidelines, and ethical standards set by the Company, local authorities, and U.S. governments.



James Hardie 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, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.

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