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Inventory Control Clerk II - 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 8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.

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

Investigates and corrects inventory issuesE Executes transfers of product systematically as well as physically Manages and directs Daily Inventory Cycle Counting, investigates discrepancies, and performs reconciliations as needed. Performs and review data entry in Axapta/Journals/Quarantines Responsible for location set-up and layout of inventory materials within the BU Works closely with the buyers and planners from the various business units Recommends process improvement regarding policies & procedures to ensure adequate control of all purchases & inventories. Cross trains in shipping, receiving, & RAF Understand and process ECRO procedure within IC Monitor RAF process Lift up to 50 pounds



Minimum 2 years of prior manufacturing experience with specialized background experience in inventory control.


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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