Cycle Counter

Job Locations US-KY-Campbellsville
Shipping & Receiving
Day shift (and as needed)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Manchester Tank & Equipment


Manchester Tank has a proud heritage of hard working people, who for over 75 years have manufactured high quality products for our country and the world. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass is provided as a personal guide to help team members navigate through situations they encounter daily at work.  All team members are expected to know these principles, values, and behaviors. The McWane/Manchester Way ensures higher levels of safety and environmental performance in all our operations. It also improves communication, relationships, and work performance at all levels of our organization. The McWane/Manchester Way Compass includes eight core principles to guide our team members: Communication, Safety, Environment, Leadership, Trust, Excellence, Accountability, and Teamwork.





To perform regular counts to identify possible discrepancies in inventory quantities and reconcile discovered variances according to the approved policies and procedures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Cycle count raw materials, packaging materials, finished goods, and non-conforming materials on a daily basis.
  • Utilize software to process cycle counts, review on-hand inventory, current activity, and past activity.
  • Ensure materials are in proper locations. Conducts searches in order to locate misclassified inventory
  • Open cartons, bundles, and other containers to count items and/or weigh materials to determine quantity on hand. Weigh and mark product displaying remaining product left
  • Report discrepancies of over/under amounts and any damaged products to supervision
  • Communicate and develop process enhancements as needed (performs root cause analysis on inventory discrepancies and recommends process improvements to eliminate them)
  • Assist in receiving and put away process for new raws and packaging.
  • Assist in transfers to and from production area.
  • Breakdown boxes and pallets as necessary to fit shelving.
  • Looks for opportunity to get involved in safety, environmental, process changes and overall improvement efforts.
  • Follows all EHS guidelines and applicable procedures.
  • Read, understand and follow the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and EHS Work Instructions.
  • Report any unsafe conditions or incidents in a timely manner to their supervisor or any member of management.
  • Shut down process if unsafe.
  • Follow proper machine shutdown procedures.


                        Supervisory Responsibilities                                 

No direct supervisory responsibilities.



                        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


  1. Must be dependable and self-motivated.
  2. Must possess good communication skills.
  3. Be able to contribute to and support the existence of a positive work environment.
  4. Have the ability to pay attention to the operations of the machinery.



Education and/or Experience                                 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
  • Comfortable using a PC with computer software packages, including Microsoft Office and communicating effectively via email and phone frequently
  • Must attend, complete, and implement required in-house training.
  • Operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.


Language Skills                               

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situation


Mathematical Skills                         

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must pass Manchester Tank & Equipment's PIT certification requirements.


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, climb and move about the facility.
  • Use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move objects. Objects over 50 pounds will require the assistance of other staff or mechanical assistance.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Be willing to work overtime when required at times due to production demands and availability of material.



Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  There is a fairly high noise level throughout the plant and hearing protection must be worn at all times during production.  Wearing of other proper protective equipment including metatarsal safety shoes and eye protection is required at all times while in the plant during production. 


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