Inventory Control Specialist in Aurora, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

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    Aurora, IL
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Job Description

Inventory Control Specialist

Summary: Conduct daily counting, recording and tracking of materials and batch numbers utilizing hand-held RF scanners and material handling equipment (MHE) including mechanized pallet jacks, sit down forklift, stand-up forklift,  cherry picker, and /or scissor lift   

Essential Functions:

  • Follow safe work habits and safety rules at all times.
  • Ensure that work procedures are being followed in a consistent manner (safety, quality, GMP).
  • Conduct daily counting, recording and tracking of material (numbers and quantities) and batch numbers utilizing hand-held RF scanners. Participate in annual full physical inventory counts as required, in and out of state – travel may be required.
  • Input count results into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
  • Verify the accuracy of materials (in bins, pallets, etc.).
  • Respond to emails in a professional and timely manner.
  • Work with Supervisors to ensure that raw material, packaging and finished good quantities are accurate and investigate inventory variances as they arise.
  • Generate and maintain SAP inventory related reports and documents used for material and variance reconciliation.
  • Use and properly maintain warehouse material handling equipment including a mechanized pallet jacks, sit down forklift, stand-up forklift, cherry picker, scissor lift, or other MHE as required. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): safety glasses, hearing protection, bump caps, lab coat, hair net, beard net and safety shoes (as necessary).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to read and write English fluently.  Bilingual Spanish is preferred.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Strong PC skills and have the understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). SAP and/or WMS experience preferred.
  • Strong data entry skills in entering information in tracking systems/spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of mathematical concepts such as decimals and knowledge of conversion charts.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team.
  • Must be a detail-oriented, organized, self-starter, and have an ability to prioritize workload.
  • Must be flexible to work extended hours. 


  • RF Scanner experience
  • At least 2 years of documented forklift experience is required and proficiency on a cherry picker or scissor lift preferred
  • MS Excel experience
  • SAP experience is preferred.
  • Previous inventory or cycle counting experience a plus

Aurora, IL 60504

Temporary 4-6 months


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