Alight is Looking for an Inventory Specialist
Alight Solutions is a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions, certified as a Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work® Institute for the fourth year in a row. We serve people as if they were family, friends, and colleagues and our employees are our greatest strength.
**Our facility is air-conditioned throughout, and we use state-of-the art equipment and technology to deliver above service expectations every day. We have a culture of teamwork and collaboration, retaining 99% of our people annually, with average tenure over 10 years. People matter to us. We offer day-one health care and other benefits, 401k match, and very generous vacation, wellness, and holiday paid time off. *This role will be ONSITE in Libertyville, IL. and will be 2nd shift hours 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ****
Your Impact as an Inventory Specialist
This is the primary role in the production facility. The Production Specialist will eventually perform all aspects and duties in the facility. Initially you will work under close supervision as you learn the work types, and special requirements our client’s demand. The Production Specialist receives materials, put away in warehouse, setup projects, operate production printers, operate intelligent inserters, and mail personalized materials on behalf of our customers.
Responsible for setup, maintenance, and operation in one or more production areas in the facility. The PS1 will perform activities that require considerable judgment and initiative using established procedures and best practices. The role will include aspects and duties that encompass all production areas in the facility (Production Staging, Production Printing, Automated Assembly, Receiving, and Warehousing).
Assist management and fellow colleagues in pulling inventory, job setup, and production planning to fulfill the client deliverables. Escalation of all production risks when identified.
Consistently meet and exceed expectations and be the owner of all the work completed.
Recognize, and resolve any discrepancies with the work or processes when encountered through thoughtful resolution, or escalation to senior experienced colleagues or management.
Alight is a time-based business. Our requests for work and deliverables have a critical impact on our customers. There is a critical requirement to be excellent at time management that includes arrival time, departure time in addition to how your time is utilized throughout the production day.
Production Staging is the preparation of printed output and inserts, gathering all components of the bill of materials for final assembly or as finished goods ready for shipping.
Validation of materials, instructions, and delivery to assigned production areas.
Operating high-speed print devices – setup, operate, finish, reconciliation, and light maintenance
Continuous Feed Ink-Jet Printers
Cut Sheet Printers
Automated & Manual Assembly
Operating High Speed Inserting Equipment – setup, configuring, feeding, catching, finishing, reconciling of personalized document insertion.
Manual Assembly – hand folding, collation, insertion, and reconciling of personalized documents
Operating stand-alone postage meters
Put away/Order Pulling
Basic Expectations for all Colleagues
Demonstrated performance of working in a fast-paced environment.
Learning agility. Enjoys working in a team environment.
Possesses good problem-solving skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Good Communications skills with willingness to equally contribute to team goals.
Demonstrated work ethic with a high level of accountability, honesty, and integrity.
Willing and Capable of performing in a moderately flexible schedule (shift overtime or weekends during seasonal peaks and unplanned demand).
Ability and commitment to work in a diverse and inclusive environment.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in one or more production area with the goal of becoming proficient in 6-12 months
Learn to setup, operate, and troubleshoot all equipment in all production areas and accompanying procedures.
Follow verbal and written guidance, including instructions from work orders using independent judgement based on established procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively in a professional environment.
Work with accuracy, neatness and speed.
Maintain a clean, and organized work environment.
Follow maintenance requirements for all equipment in production areas.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Prioritize and focus on critical work first, not what is the easiest.
Willing and able to work on power equipment such as forklifts, cherry pickers, hand trucks, etc.
Ability to lift 50 lbs unassisted
By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Alight believes diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. And we’re committed to enabling an inclusive culture of belonging that engages all colleagues and grows the diversity of our talent to proudly represent the clients and communities we serve**.**
As an affirmative action employer, we adhere to the principles of equal employment opportunity in the workplace as defined in our diversity policy statement.
Diversity Policy Statement
Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.
Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.
Authorization to work in the United States
Applicants for employment in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Alight.
Note, this job description does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.
We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.
Pay Transparency Statement: Alight takes into consideration a candidate’s experience, education, certification/credentials, market data, internal equity, and geography when determining an offer for a successful employment candidate, and Alight does so on an individualized, non-discriminatory basis. Therefore, an offer may fall anywhere between the estimated minimum base salary for this role of $30,400.00/year (for full time employees) and the estimated maximum base salary for this role of $48,300.00/year (for full-time employees). Alight also offers a comprehensive benefits package; for specific details on our benefits package, please visit: https://careers.alight.com/us/en/alight-us-benefits-2023
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.
Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.
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