Cycle Counter
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 3/14/2017

Job Description

Guardian Couplings, a Division of Altra Industrial Motion, is currently seeking a cycle counter for our facility in Michigan City, IN.

SUMMARY:       

Under the direction of the Production Supervisor and the Purchasing Manager, this position is responsible for the cycle counting function, which includes all inventory items as well as work-in-process (WIP) items, and maintain accurate inventory data at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:           

Duties include but are not limited to:

  1. Perform regular cycle counts of finished goods and components
  2. Verify the accuracy of inventory
  3. Aid in locating materials in Warehouse
  4. Investigate discrepancies between electronic and actual inventory counts on shop floor
  5. Make periodic adjustments to electronic inventory to match physical counts
  6. Finalize a daily production report
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by supervision.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS and COMPETENCIES: 

  • Knowledge in the use of safety practices
  • Interpersonal skills to handle different internal personnel
  • Ability to meet deadlines for completion of tasks in a timely manner
  • Ideal candidate should be results oriented and self-motivated.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE CREDENTIALS:      

  • High School education or equivalent, preferred
  • 1-2 years related experience and/or training
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, twist, squat, overhead reach, and use hands.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Lifting requirements include but not limited to the following:
    • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
    • Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to an industrial environment including moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment may be loud during some periods.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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