Inventory Associate

Operations | Yellow Springs, OH, United States
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We’re Hiring for an Inventory Associate!    
If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!   
THE ROLEThe Inventory Associate will be responsible for maintaining accurate physical inventory counts. We offer a full benefits package to include 4 WEEKS Paid Time Off (PTO) for hourly positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and other additional miscellaneous benefits.      
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.   
  • Cycle counting, reconciling, corrective action and reporting
  • Maintaining physical inventory accuracy
  • Transactions to maintain inventory accuracy within computer system per the cycle count process
  • Ensure that established policies, rules and regulations (SOX), and procedures are followed
  • Transporting purchased material from receiving and putting to proper stock location
  • Transporting finished goods inventory to stock area
  • Keep work area clean and organized
  • Follow ISO standards
  • Provide back-up support for each other and for assigned areas
  • May be asked to participate in some receiving activities including verification and counting
  • Run daily and weekly reports to review/resolve material variances
  • Support engineering changes for inventory impact as needed
  • May assist in coordinating material in manufacturing
  • Collaborate and support other members of Operations including Inventory Control Coordinator, Planning, Procurement, Material Handlers, and Shipping/Receiving
  • Provide training and on-going support to manufacturing team members as it relates to inventory management
  • Cross train on Material Handler functions, back up team as needed 
  • Inventory management and Cycle Count Training as provided by YSI; previous experience in a manufacturing environment desired
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to use computers and software in a variety of functions including keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, and e-mail
  • Organizational skills, work with minimal guidance on daily tasks
  • Willingness to provide support for other areas as necessary
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work within dynamic environment with customer delivery pressure
  • Attention to detail
In this role, the working environment is a production/assembly and office setting, and the physical demands may include but not limited to walking, moving, bending, and lifting of up to 50 pounds.  
At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.   
Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.   
Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.  
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