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Newell Brands Yankee Candle - Cycle Counter Analyst - 1st Shift in Whately, Massachusetts

Position Title: Cycle Counter Analyst

Location: YCP – Whately – Inventory Control Department

Shift: Sun day – Thursday; 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Reports To: Manager of Inventory Control

Job Summary:

Performs various duties including physical inventories, audits, research, reporting, and cycle counting to maintain the integrity and accuracy of inventory records. Identifies inventory discrepancies and communicates issues to management.

  • Counts materials and products identifying variances by comparing physical counts to inventory records.

· Audits inventory activity for appropriate general ledger reporting including audits of manual adjustments, work order, receipt, and material movement activities.

· Investigates inventory accuracy problems, monitoring selected storage locations and identifies causes of inaccuracies.

· Effectively communicates to a variety of employees and management levels and suggest options to eliminate issues. Provides training supporting inventory accuracy to operational and retail employees as needed.

· Responsible for maintaining records, reports, and updates to inventory control database.

· Operate warehouse equipment including fork trucks or aerial platform to perform inventory counts.

  • Knows and follows all safety rules and procedures.

  • Ability to work on large- or small-scale projects, including testing of inventory related upgrades. Flexibility and availability for overtime and alternate shifts as needed (days/weekends).


· High school diploma or equivalent work experience required.

· Ability to read and write in the English language and thorough knowledge of basic arithmetic (for forms, paperwork, and other daily tasks)

· Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills; communication skills; ability to work both as a team member as well as independently.

· Mathematical aptitude with basic accounting knowledge; computer experience with e-mail, MS Excel and Word applications and ability to operate standard office equipment such as printer, copier, etc.; related knowledge of inventory systems.

· Flexibility in work schedule is also required for possible overtime, work on holidays, weekends and extended hours with minimal notice and as required by operational need.

_Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, FoodSaver, Calphalon, Sistema, Sharpie, Paper Mate, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer's, Yankee Candle, Graco, NUK, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Spontex, Coleman, Campingaz, Oster, Sunbeam and Mr. Coffee. Newell Brands' beloved, planet friendly brands enhance and brighten consumers lives at home and outside by creating moments of joy, building confidence and providing peace of mind. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.