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Aston Carter Inventory Control (Entry-level, Urgent Hire) in Byron Center, Michigan


This position is for the Fresh Building, 3rd shift (Sunday-Thursday) 10pm-6am, also offering a 10am-8pm 4 days a week shift schedule

Responsible to provide clerical support within the distribution center, supporting warehouse operations with data entry, maintaining files, processing warehouse shipping and receiving paperwork, etc. in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.

When something goes wrong, you have to figure out why and troubleshoot. Research and fix issues. Why did the hilo abandon it, and check the saw and reserve. Based on what you find you may have to research other activities that have happened. May have to go to twilight, stationary area where pallets are dropped off when new shipments come in. Why is the pallet there and how to get it back in the right place. 2nd and 3rd will count with scan guns, tells them what slot to go to, they count the product. They create a book in the system and run reports.

Role would be responsible to support the Inventory Control functions to include performing item maintenance in the warehouse system, assisting with the receiving and shipping processes and facilitating slot placement of items in the warehouse.

Communicate pertinent information and issues (i.e., inventory/receiving issues, warehouse out-of-stock inventory, product damage, etc.) to supervisor(s) in a timely manner.

Coordinate with various departments (i.e., Buying, Accounting, Shipping, Receiving, Transportation, System Administration, etc.) outside carriers, and product vendors to ensure correct and accurate shipping and receiving.

Participate in rotation of products and perform other duties as assigned.

Process dispositions of short-dated, perishable product, and aged inventory and is accountable for accurate processing of damage and salvage product.

Process receiving documentation and perform rebill function for previously out of stock product. Process out-of-stocks as notified by selectors and research out-of-stock reason.

Run reports to verify item set up such as code dating, SKU/UPCs ,receipt date and items not shipped.

Work with the Receiving department to verify the incoming product is received in the proper quantity. Identify, research, correct and communicate out of balance receiving issues to Accounting and/or Inventory Supervisor and perform receiver corrections.

Support the inventory process in the Distribution Center through random audits, cycle counting, physical counts, verification of outgoing product, system data maintenance, etc. to ensure accurate and timely records of product inventory while ensuring compliance to inventory processes and procedures.

Prepare inventory related reports and verify inventory balances/records in the Warehouse Management System (WMS) to identify shortages and discrepancies and research inaccuracies within inventory levels. Adjust inventory records accordingly to maintain accuracy.

Monitor the layout of warehouse to optimize efficiency of distribution and inventory placement and assist with slotting in the warehouse to maintain effective use of space. Review reports to ensure the slots assigned are comparable for the product received, and update product and location information as necessary to include creating and setting up new locations in WMS and/or other warehouse applications as required.


Order entry, Customer service, inventory, auditing, data entry, supply chain, cycle counting, troubleshooting, shipping & receiving, warehouse

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Good written and verbal communication skills

Strong attention to detail and data entry skills

Effective organization and prioritization

Strong computer skills: Microsoft office, data tracking software, and supply chain management skills

Previous warehouse/inventory control experience preferred

Experience Level:

Entry Level

If you're interested in this position please send your resume to or call (734)585-7914.

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.