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Cycle Counters in Joliet, IL at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 2/9/2019

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Job Description

On behalf of Hickory Farms, Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking reliable, motivated individuals for Cycle Counter positions for the Hickory Farms Distribution Center in Joliet, IL. This is an exciting seasonal position starting in July and closing in late December 2018. The Cycle Counter will be responsible for monitoring/counting warehouse goods to verify all supplies are reflective of reported inventory. Applicants with Cherry Picker operating experience are encouraged to apply!

Essential Duties Include:
  • Operate Cherry Picker, count materials, finished goods, and non-conforming materials on a daily basis.
  • Ensure materials are in proper locations; locate any misclassified inventory.
  • Open cartons and other containers to count items and/or weigh containers to determine quantity on hand.
  • Develop and monitor key functions related to inventory, to assure that numbers are accurate and orders are timely.
  • Navigate Hickory Farms’ software program to process cycle counts, review in-stock inventory, view current floor activity, and access archives.
  • Report discrepancies of over/under stocked inventory and report any damaged products to supervisor.
  • Adhere to all company polices and safety procedures.

Physical Demands

Applicants must acknowledge that the physical demands of this position are required to successfully fulfill the essential duties of this role. Cycle Counters will be heavily active, standing for over 90% of the shift and having to push and/or lift up to 50lbs. Additional demands include (but are not limited to):

  • Regularly required to bend, reach, climb, and move around the facility.
  • Occasionally will stoop, kneel, reach, and carry items in possibly tight locations.
  • Lift and/or push up to 50lbs.

  • Certified to operate a Cherry Picker or 1 year Cherry Picker experience required.  
  • Must pass Hickory Farms’ Drug Screen, Background Check, and Visual Acuity exam.
  • Successful completion of Hickory Farms’ Cherry Picker Driver Training and Certification Program.
  • Familiar with using computer software and other office tools.

Hours: 7:00AM – 3:30PM, Monday – Friday

Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour

About Hickory Farms: Hickory Farms has been committed to providing unique food gift ideas since 1951. For almost 70 years we’ve offered gift baskets and specialty foods that families across the country enjoy. To learn more about our brand and culture, visit:

About Headway Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract-based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Passionate about our work and dedicated to our clients, we are committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector. To learn more about us visit:

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training 


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