Iowa City / IA / United States of America / Maintenance / Full time

Maintenance Inventory Coordinator

What you will enjoy doing

Check this out! -
Choosing Your Career with ALPLA- Video

  • Responsible for Purchasing for maintenance, machine repair/ spare parts to OEM specifications and safety standards
    • Adhere to proper business ethics by quoting multiple suppliers.
  • Researches and establishes venders/ suppliers in the USA that are cost and lead time effective
    • Negotiate pricing with vendors
    • Establish multiple suppliers for the same parts
    • When possible establish vendors/suppliers that are USA wide to be used by other ALPLA plants in the USA
  • Performs setup and maintains MP2 Inventory, Equipment & Purchasing Modules with the aid of the system administrator when needed
  • Maintains maintenance spare parts inventory to reduce and/or eliminate machine down time and/or loss of production
    • Perform random cycle counts and audits to maintain inventory count accuracy
  • Establishes MP2 inventory usage history by tracking all parts movement, through receive and check out features to establish min/max and reorder point for all spare parts
  • Assists and trains other ALPLA employees on the use of MP2 inventory, equipment and purchasing modules
  • Establishes cost saving on spare parts by rebuilding/remanufacturing parts versus buying new when applicable
  • Shipping, receiving and inventory control of all machines spare parts
  • Works with the other ALPLA USA plants on sharing of inventory

What makes you great


  • High School Diploma, GED, Technical or Trade School
  • Min 5 years experience working in manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical, Electrical and PLC experience


  • Must be able to work under little supervision
  • Proven track record in troubleshooting
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Very good numerical skills

What you can expect working with us

  • Health and Wellness Care Program
  • Dependent Care Cost Savings Program
  • Recognition programs; Promotional opportunities
  • 401K Retirement Plan and excellent Matching Plan
  • Medical, dental, vision plan
  • Education assistance program
  • Short term, long term and life insurance paid by ALPLA
  • Paid vacation; paid holidays



mrs Julie Underwood, Human Resources

2258 Heinz Road

52240 Iowa City

+1 (319) 337 8064