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Southern Company Inventory Strategist - Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Inventory Strategist - Hatch


Inventory Strategist - Projects

GRADE LEVEL: Exempt 3-5


This position provides Inventory Control and Materials Management support of Southern Company Nuclear Materials and Warehouse Operations with a primary focus towards site project support. Employee will be Responsible for development, implementation, and monitoring of strategic inventory initiatives such as Inventory Optimization, Parts Sharing and Technology deployment in support of established goals for Inventory Management and Warehouse operations. This position will be responsible working closely with site Material Supervisors, Site Supply Chain Management Managers, Category Managers, Engineering, Maintenance and Operations, to ensure that sufficient inventory is available at the best value while balancing risk and investment. The expectation of the position will be to support and promote Safety, Compliance, Customer Service, and Team initiatives in the workplace.



• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• Analytical/diagnostic assessment skills are a plus


• Previous experience with material management & inventory fundamentals desired

• Power Generation, plant systems equipment, and maintenance experience desired

Knowledge and Skills

• Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills to evaluate and establish inventory parameters and daily inventory transactions

• Working knowledge of inventory analytics and forecasting/modeling concepts

• Technically skilled in the use of SQL, Excel and Access and Maximo

• Communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with customers and suppliers


• Support site project materials planning and execution within the SCM guidelines.

• Ensure compliance with SCM procedures and goals

• Travel up to 15% of the time requiring overnight and out of town stay

• Partner with various Category Managers to provide materials and warehouse liaison support and synergy with sourcing strategy

• Ensure departmental compliance with all policies and guidelines

• Interface with work management processes of daily (POD), refueling and forced outage; support Outage Control Center and/or Maintenance Support Center

• Serve as on-call duty rotation for Supply Chain fleet

• Provide assistance as needed for Site Supply Chain Manager

• Interface with Material Supervisors and Inventory Strategist across Nuclear and Generation to identify criticality of stock items, evaluate min/max levels, and item descriptions and ensure Maximo data integrity

• Provide training to customers as required for Inventory Management and Technology enhancement to warehouse operations

• Work closely with Materials & Supplies Accounting to resolve inventory discrepancies and process concerns


• Safety responsible

• Team player

• Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the Southern Company's Our Values of unquestionable trust, superior performance, and total commitment

• Strong organizational, time management, planning, and prioritizing skills

• Ability to perform and make sound decisions with limited supervision

• Innovative Mindset, Proactive, Aptitude for Technology

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.


Job Field: Supply Chain

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Plant Hatch - 11028 Hatch Parkway, North (11028BAXLEY)

11028 Hatch Parkway, North

Baxley, 31513

Req ID: SNC2007332