Integrated DNA Technologies

  • Cycle Counter

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/1/2018 10:26 AM)
    # of Openings
    M-F 40 Hour Week (United States of America)
  • Overview

    The Cycle Counter ensures inventory accuracy by systematically performing counting activities on inventory and posting corrections to the general ledger. 


    Essential Functions:

    • Counts inventory using visual, mechanical and electronic methods in multiple buildings
    • Works with production management to coordinate counting activities in specific departments
    • Utilizes tier-1 ERP system to create, enter and reconcile inventory journals
    • Interfaces with Operational Finance Group on a regular basis
    • Executes outputs of the Material Review Board and scraps expiring or non-conforming material
    • Prepares overview reports on cycle counting activities and identifies areas of needed improvement
    • Serves a critical role in preparing for and executing year-end and mid-year inventory counts
    • Makes recommendations for improvement of inventory control practices and assists with the execution of improvements
    • Performs the duties of a Warehouse Associate or Material Handler, on occasion
    • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values
    • Performs other duties as assigned



    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Valid Iowa driver’s license required

    Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of two years of experience in inventory management, cycle counting or operational finance required.

    Other Job Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of inventory control systems
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    • Basic mathematics skills
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision in a fast-paced production environment
    • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
    • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
    • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

    Frequent (34-66% of work day)

    • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal.
    • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
    • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
    • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
    • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.

    Occasional (33% or less of work day)

    • Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work- those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing.
    • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
    • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
    • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Climbing: stairs, stools, ramps, ladders.

    Visual Acuity:

    • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
    • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.
    • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.


    Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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