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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Inventory Cycle Counter in Lockport, Illinois

Inventory Cycle Counter

  • 15901 W 147th St, Lockport, IL 60491, USA

  • Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Company Description

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative- thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune’s Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. ITW’s revenues totaled $14.5 billion in 2014.

The Body and Fuel Division drive profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering. In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Body and Fuel enhances our customers’ competitive advantage. Body and Fuel is a business group within ITW’s Automotive segment with manufacturing locations in North America. Our Body and Fuel products are made up of housings and doors, innovative Capless solutions and charge ports for major OEMs around the world.

Role Summary:

The role is responsible for supporting and helping to establish process control and capability on all facets of existing and new manufacturing including training across all shifts. The position requires a nine hour work day with flexibility to stay later if necessary to complete daily critical goals.

Job Description

Summary

This position ensures physical inventory counts are completed and recorded. This person will work closely with the Production department to ensure product is available for shipments.

Responsibilities

• Must be able to work closely with the Production Scheduler to develop and improve current cycle count methods.

• Must be able to identify and implement root cause of inventory inaccuracies and help implement corrective actions opportunities.

• Must maintain daily cycle counts and inventory accuracy to improve inventory turns.

• Work closely with the Operations and Purchasing Departments to ensure a resolution to inventory errors in a timely matter.

• Record and track performance measurement as directed by the manager.

• Conduct audits for 5S and Safety.

• Must be able to stand for entire shift of 8 hours, work overtime and weekends to meet business demands.

• Must be able to work independently and also with team.

• Must maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow required safety regulations.

• Must be able to demonstrate safe work practices and understanding of workplace safety requirements.

• Assist with receiving product as needed

• Complete any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED, equivalent work experience required

• 2+ years’ manufacturing experience required

• Computer proficient in Microsoft Office required, Trans4m experience a plus

• Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills

• Must have the ability to work in a team or individually

• Must be self-motivated and willing to grow and develop skills for advancement

• Must be flexible to work overtime and weekends

• Strong communication skills and data accuracy

• Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by work area, such as safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves and steel toe shoes.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to handle, frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Interpersonal Skills: Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please call 708-720-7120 to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

Additional Information

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.

ITW Body & Fuel is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas. We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities. Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable persons with disabilities to apply and to perform the essential job functions. If you require assistance with completing an application, please reply that you require assistance.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please call 708-720-7120 to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.

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ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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