Synergy Flavors, INC.

  • Inventory Associate

    Job Locations US-IL-Wauconda
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Inventory Associate is responsible for accuracy of raw materials used for production. This position reports to the Inventory Coordinator and will investigate raw material shortages, perform cycle counts, replenish convenience locations and track raw material usage. This position will support operations, finance, planning and purchasing departments to maintain accurate inventory.



    • Perform required daily cycle counts and review with Inventory Coordinator.
    • Utilize ERP system, inventory transaction and MRP reports to problem solve inventory shortages or discrepancies.
    • Investigate inventory shortages, complete the required documentation to adjust inventory and work with Inventory Coordinator to communicate and solve the problem.
    • Communicate hot raw material arrivals with Inventory Coordinator to meet customer ship dates
    • Plan a major role in bar code scanning process with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve inventory discrepancies
    • Follow Kanban system to ensure that convenience locations are replenished


    • HS Diploma/GED Required. Bachelor’s degree in material management, logistics, supply chain or any related field preferred.
    • Two years of general work experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably inventory
    • Working knowledge in Microsoft Excel and other basic inventory software programs
    • Must have attention to detail, accurate reporting and have strong calculative and analytical skills
    • Ability and effectiveness to manage time to meet required deadlines.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills for networking and synchronizing work
    • Ability to move and continuously lift 50 lbs. throughout the day.
    • Must follow safety requirements and wear required PPE (safety shoes, safety glasses, face shield and respirator).
    • Safe operation and control of fork truck equipment
    • Knowledge of using barcode equipment


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