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Cycle Counter in Kenosha, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Kenosha, WI
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Kenosha

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:

Cycle Counter

Job Description:

Job Description

Responsible for verification, counting and cycle counting of physical inventories in the plant. This role is also responsible for re-locating materials and ingredient to the proper and appropriate locations as specified on the respective items: allergens.  

Essential Functions

To perform jobs successfully, the incumbent will be required to perform the essential functions with or without accommodation.  The company reserves the right to modify, delete or add to the essential functions for the Maintenance position at any time.

  • Maintaining physical inventories and performing daily and weekly cycle counts and reconciliations and adjustments, including:  counts stock of all materials and all inventory storage locations to correct inaccuracies, correct blank locations and to track inventory and have it moved to the correct location.

    • This includes tracking aged inventory

    • Accountable to ensure cycle count schedules are being met.

    • Initiates systems transaction to generate and complete cycle counts.

    • Performs physical counts out on the floor.

    • Responsible for root cause analysis of inventory discrepancies and reporting.

  • Performing all functions for maintaining inventory accuracy; investigating and reporting discrepancies where required

  • Assists Warehouse Manager and Team Leads to track problems with orders or inventory which includes assisting warehouse personnel with questions or problems.

  • Keeping appropriate records and reports to ensure tight inventory control and security are maintained and running adjustment inventory reports for management as needed.

  • Operating a forklift or walk-behind pallet truck to load, ship, sort, move, locate, relocate, stack, restack and count materials

  • Maintain accountability for the safe and efficient operation of the forklift and comply with all applicable safety rules and SOPs and GMPs

  • Ensuring proper stock rotation, returning and organizing unused products to its appropriate location

  • Working with QA and Team Leaders on quantity and quality deviations

  • Comply with all food safety regulations outlined by the Quality Department for all raw materials and finished goods

  • Ensure appropriate inventory levels are available for production.

  • Ensuring inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage; reporting quality variances where applicable

  • Efficiently stacking and storing merchandise in appropriate areas

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, neat and orderly work area

  • Ensure that operations are conducted in a manner that promotes health and safety

  • Comply with OSHA and SDS Standards

  • Supporting shipping and receiving operations as needed

  • Participate in special projects/assignments when needed

  • Identify and report discrepancies and report to supervisor immediately
    Will possess and maintain a good attendance and work record.

  • Will train employees coming into the classification of all duties that are required of this position.

  • Contributes to team effort by performing other assigned duties as needed.

  • Maintains cooperative relationship with coworkers and management by communicating necessary information, responding to requests, building rapport; and participating in problem solving methods.

Skills, Experience and Education: (List or check the Minimum requirements for skills, experience and education for this position.  Note: Education which is Preferred may be listed on the line provided below.)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (List all required):

  • Able to work effectively with others, have good interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Continuous improvement mindset with the ability to lead and support multiple projects. 

  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of company specifications.

  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to vendors and co-workers.

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately in an atmosphere of frequent interruption.

  • Ability to have attention to detail, accurate documentation.

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.


 High School or equivalent


Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):

  • Preferably 1-3 years relevant experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Access and PowerPoint required

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to drive a forklift

Physical Activity/Working Conditions: (May apply to plant/warehouse positions)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, and use hands and fingers.  This position requires the employee to be able to read, write, and communicate orally in English. 

Minimum Physical Requirements

The physical demands described 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.

  • Will walk/stand for the duration of a 8-12 hour shift and be able to use both hands, twist, bend, stoop, reach and maneuver in tight or cramped areas.

  • Will climb stairs, ladders, and equipment scaffolding

  • Will push/pull and lift up to 50 pounds

  • Will use one or both hands to hold, grip, and use tools required for duties.

  • Will hear and talk on an ongoing basis in an atmosphere of moderate and loud noise.

  • Must be able to wear: Hearing protection, eye protection, steel-toe slip resistant footwear, hand protection when required, head protection when required, safety harness when required.

Travel Requirements:


Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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