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Inventory Control Clerk I - Newton, NJ

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This position will contribute to the receiving and monitoring of inventory to meet demand forecasts and various corporate financial objectives. This responsibility requires a basic understanding of how to read production orders, attention to detail, and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel. Works under general supervision. Although the location of the position is in Newton, NJ, from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other Thorlabs locations. Hours for this position are 7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.Pay rate for this position is $17.00an hour.

Essential Job Functions include the following, but are not limited to:

Familiarity with bar coding and scanning systems Ability to operate a bar code scanning apparatus Detail oriented Basic understanding of inventory counting procedures Understands customer needs and expectations Basic knowledge of production work orders and related inventory documents Basic understanding of distribution practices and procedures and their relationship to inventory control Perform daily cycle counts as needed Put inventory to stock through RFSmart scanner process Pick/pack sales orders for shipping Qualifications


Some prior manufacturing experience with specialized background experience in inventory control. Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent or equivalent work experience Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

Basic knowledge of the shipping pick list process. Familiarity with Axapta (or other ERP system) and RFSmart system. Outstanding attention to detail and strong ability to multitask. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals at all levels or the company. Working with individuals from all departments is a daily requirement. REASONING ABILITY: Must be able to understand written work instructions. MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Basic mathematic and analytical skills are required. Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

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Founded in 1989, Thorlabs seeks to accelerate the forward movement of scientific discovery and advancement! As a vertically integrated manufacturer of photonics components, instruments, and systems, our vast product portfolio includes over 20,000 items, ranging from optics and optomechanical positioning components to imaging systems, many of which are customer inspired.

Photonics is the foremost technology driving innovation in science and engineering. As the number of technological innovations has grown, Thorlabs has extended its core competencies in an effort to play an ever increasing role serving the Photonics Industry at the research end, as well as the industrial, life science, medical, and defense segments.

Headquartered in Newton, NJ, Thorlabs has grown to over 1800 employees with manufacturing and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China, and Brazil. As light-based technologies push into new markets, Thorlabs plans to enter early with the products and services required to ensure the ultimate success of our customers.
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Direct Employer
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56 Sparta Avenue
Newton, NJ 07860

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