Cycle Counter -1st shift in Underwood, IA at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Jack Link’s Beef Jerky began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Over the years, as consumer demand for convenient, high-quality snack foods increased, so has the company’s product offerings. Today Jack Link’s is the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer in the world, and sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world.


Responsibilities include ensuring the accuracy of inventory levels in the warehouse by performing cycle counts daily. The position will be required to operate a handheld RF (radio frequency) scanner and order picking machine to perform cycle counts from an elevated level on the machine’s platform. Qualified candidate must become certified on electric equipment – up to and including the order picker and the use of fall protection equipment. Clean and maintain a safe work environment in warehouse.  Follow set company and OSHA safety rules, regulations, and guidelines at all times. Supports company values.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to the following:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent attendance and dependability
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to comprehend inventory counting
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Team player
  • Great communication skills
  • Good math and accounting skills; count and record without transposing numbers
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-starter who can accurately perform repetitive tasks


Job Requirements


  • None required, but knowledge of warehouse, quality control and inventory functions experience a plus. Experience with order picking machine and RF scanner preferred.


Physical Requirements:

Standing for up to 100% of the time, up to 12 hours per day and up to 6 days per week on concrete warehouse flooring. Lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. occasionally and up to 15 pounds frequently. Continuously bending and leaning around pallets and warehouse staging locations. Operating stand up mechanical forklift, pallet jack, and stock picker for up to 12 hours a day. Operating and moving full pallets with manual pallet jack Counting and inspecting boxes, displays and pallets for up to 12 hours a day. Standing, bending, reaching, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting and turning, walking, and climbing stairs.  Hand and finger dexterity. Continuous, fast-paced, repetitious motion of the hands, arms, shoulders, waist, and legs. The odor and possible contact of beef jerky, spices, and sauces.