Cycle Counter

Location : 1401 S. Washington, Holland, MI 49423

Who We Are:

Challenge is a leading employee-owned tier 1 supplier of complex metal assemblies for the global automotive industry. Challenge fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and innovation. We believe the best ideas come from individual unique perspectives. These ideas combined with the teamwork of industry experts allow us to accomplish any challenge. Our team members take pride in the work we do every day and they are the true driving force in our operations.

Challenge is proud to be one of the largest employee-owned automotive companies in North America. One of the many benefits of joining the Challenge team is the ESOP program. This program allows Challenge to give shares of the Company to all employee-owners annually. These shares are an additional retirement benefit that will continue to grow during your time at Challenge. Being part of an ESOP means our employee-owners share in Challenge’s success!

Challenge is #EmployeeOwned and #QualityDriven ! We are #OneChallenge ! 


Who We Want:

Monitor raw materials, packaging materials, finished goods, and non-conforming materials and perform cycle counts to ensure all materials are properly verified and reflect reported inventory.  Resolve materials / finished goods inventory issues by adjusting inventory counts maintained in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system – Plex.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform daily counts of raw material, packaging material, finished goods, and non-conforming materials to ensure inventory accuracy on the manufacturing floor / plant warehouse.
  • Verify materials / finished goods are stored / staged in proper locations through the facility. Conduct searches in order to locate misclassified inventory.
  • Report discrepancies of over / under inventory amounts and / or damaged product using the company’s defined escalation process.
  • Work collaboratively with production leaders and team members to research and resolve inventory discrepancies.
  • Open cartons, bundles, and other containers to count items and / or weigh materials to determine quantity on hand.
  • Assist in receiving and put away processes to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Ensure finished product is staged appropriately to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Breakdown boxes and pallets to fit shelving / put away locations.
  • Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace instructions
  • Must be able to work up to 12 hours per day including Saturday and Sunday


When and Where:

This will be a 1st Shift / 7:00am-3:00pm M-F; 2nd Shift / 3:00pm-11:00pm M-F position located at our Black River Plant in Holland, MI

 

 What You Need to Have:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Six months manufacturing experience
  • Has high standards of performance for self.
  • Takes responsibility for actions, results, and mistakes.
  • Is thorough, accurate, and reliable when performing and completing job tasks; demonstrates honesty and integrity in all aspects of work.
  • Takes positive action to objectively resolve conflict by listening, staying focused on issue to find resolution, and monitoring progress.
  • Maintains positive relationships by constructively resolving conflicts.
  • Uses feedback from others to continuously improve performance and work relationships.
  • Moves within own and/or other work areas (flexes) to support plant flow.
  • Works with sense of urgency to meet needs of customers.
  • Has necessary experience, skills, and knowledge to perform all aspects of job; rotates through all job responsibilities.
  • Maintains knowledge and skills to perform job effectively.
  • Has ability to focus on benefits of change and see it as positive; approaches change or newness in constructive/objective manner; views change as learning opportunity.
  • Looks for good in others; works collaboratively with others; shares information and knowledge.
  • Ability to obtain a hilo license
  • Ability to use basic mathematics skills
  • Ability to operate PC and scan gun

 

What We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.