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Inventory Specialist

Hanover Park, IL, US

Requisition Number: 88509 

The Inventory Specialist will research distribution errors reported by the Client Services team. Provide and track a credit return number to the client services team when warranted. Assist with inventory adjustments and warehouse master data maintenance. Conduct cycle counts of product on a daily basis, compare the physical count to the system count and resolve any variances within those counts. Teammates will follow all Insight policies and procedures. Each person is accountable for meeting or exceeding individual and / or departmental metrics 

What you’ll do at Insight 

  • Count product daily according to a count schedule. 
  • Analyze counts for variances and perform any necessary bin to bin movements.  
  • Research any remaining variances for errors in shipping, receiving, locating, etc. 
  • Block missing product and adjust product counts in order to assure smooth product flow.  
  • Research any shipping or production orders where some or all of the parts on the order cannot be found 
  • Perform necessary bin checks (walk through) in order to minimize no location orders. 
  • Handle count requests/product checks from various departments (Customer Service, Sales, Inventory Management and Purchasing). 
  • Assist with re-labels and plant to plant transfers 
  • Document and file all daily work performed.  
  • Adhere to safety standards, immediately correcting or reporting any unsafe conditions 
  • Research Picking Errors determining root cause of error, reporting back to Client Services 
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of all picking errors & the results 
  • Activate/Delete bin locations for various storage locations  
  • Upload UPC’s for product in the system 
  • Extend part #’s for various warehouse locations 
  • Material extension for various warehouse locations 
  • Return to vendor adjustments (Adjusting product in/out of stock) 
  • Process re-labels for purchasing both physically & systematically. 
  • Process plant transfers, transferring product physically & systematically. 
  • Raise capacity for storage bin locations 
  • Activate part numbers when requests are submitted 
  • Scrap adjustments (adjusting product out of stock physically & systematically, when product is no longer sellable) 
  • Raise/ lower flags on part numbers for serialization  
  • Setup storage locations for customer owned inventory 
  • Assist with internal and external audits 
  • Any other duties assigned by manager 

What you’ll need to join Insight 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)  
  • Qualified applicants will possess strong researching and problem solving skills, and have a strong math background 
  • Preferred applicants will have good typing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
  • Experience with a WMS system is a must 
  • SAP experience is a plus 
  • Forklift/Cherry Picker/Reach experience is a must
  • Previous inventory experience is a plus. 


The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.


Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at 

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 19 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $8.3 billion in revenue in 2020
  • Ranked #409 on the Fortune 500, #15 on the CRN Solution Provider 500, 2020 CRN Innovator of the Year Award
  • 2020 Intel Innovation Partner of Year, 2020 Microsoft U.S. Partner of the Year and Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #7 on the 2021 Fortune World's Most Admired Companies (Information Technology Services industry), #70 on the Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, #296 on Forbes World's Best Employers (#27 within IT), and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2020 list of Best Places to Work
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance


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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.



Posting Notes: Hanover Park || Illinois (US-IL) || United States (US) || OPS || None || US - Hanover Park, IL ||

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Inventory, Supply Chain, Developer, Data Center, ERP, Operations, Technology

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