Product Control Specialist
Melville, NY 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description
Product Control Specialist
Location US-NY-Melville
Company Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Requisition ID 28848 Category Purchasing/Procurement Position Type Full-Time
The Product Control Specialist will ensure appropriate levels of inventory by reviewing the system recommendations made by the various planning platforms that CUSA utilizes.

This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office Monday and Wednesday and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days). Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.
- Forecast needs and order inventory from Japan and Europe and allocate inventory to warehouses/regions for hardware, supplies, and parts.
- Respond to inquiries regarding order status, availability, required dates, etc.
- When shortages are identified, create recovery plans that will reduce back order risk, without creating unnecessary air freight expense.
- Proactively analyze product line responsibilities for write-off risk, or other inventory inefficiencies.
- Analyze previous sales trends and forecasts future sales of hardware, parts, and supplies to assist with the development of realistic sales plans and goals.
- Determine appropriate product allocation to regional offices based upon previous sales records to ensure high volume dealers maintain an adequate level of merchandise in inventory.
- Provide supplies backup for LFS and CINC.
- Arizona Hardware procurement and planning.
- Provide Colorwave & Plotwave procurement and planning.
- Provide analytical support for supplies.
PLEASE NOTE: We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience required, plus 3 to 5 years of related experience.
- Applicant must have a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.
- Sales administration or inventory control experience is required in replacement of education.
- Experience with Hyperion a plus.
- He/she should be well organized and capable of formulating logical resolutions to problems, frequently while in pressure situations.
- Good verbal and written skills are essential to develop purchasing plans and interact with the various product groups.

The Company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position.
Company Overview
About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $30.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2020* and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2020. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

*Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

Canon U.S.A., Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, discretionary profit sharing, discretionary success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more. A more comprehensive list of what we have to offer is available at

We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

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.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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