Material Counter

ARYZTA is a global baking company with a Passion for Good Food. We provide our retail and foodservice customers with a portfolio of bakery solutions so they can deliver memorable, delicious food to consumers. With operations in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, ARYZTA has become a global leader in the baked goods industry and one of the largest specialty bakery companies in the world. Our leading bakery brands in North America include La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. We have 58 state-of-the-art bakeries and kitchens around the globe, with 26 of those in North America, and are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Americas team champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.



Location:  Romeoville, IL


Material Counter

  • Accurate reporting of inventory accuracy
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis
  • Auditing of various inventory related functions
  • Report issues and variances
  • Primarily cycle count by location unless given other task by Inventory Manager
  • Review each pallet during cycle count  to ensure count, label and location correct



Cycle count locations

  • Cycle count each location in a sequential order for an aisle that is assigned by the Inventory Manager, using to the cycle count procedure.
  • Cycle count by product.  The products are to be specified by the Inventory Manager or Analyst using the documented cycle count procedure
  • Reset product found in the wrong location


Root Cause Analysis

  • Investigate and reconcile inventory discrepancies
  • Record discrepancies found during cycle count or audits on log
  • Ensure timely communication of inventory discrepancies to the Inventory Control Manager and Logistics to mitigate impact to internal and external customers



  • Randomly audit daily receipts provided by the Logistics department for put-away location accuracy.
  • Randomly audit sales orders and transfers for adherence to Best Practices
  • May audit materials released to and returned from Production and check their corresponding put-away locations to ensure the information is being recorded properly
  • Communicate audit performance to the Inventory Manager on a daily basis
  • Must meet and/or exceed targets for cycle counts and inventory audits as directed by the Inventory Manager.


  • Assist in both the semi-annual and annual Physical Inventory activities; including inventory preparation, training, and ensuring all PI policies are followed and executed in a timely fashion.
  • Have a clear understanding of expectations, process, procedures, product knowledge/requirements, and ARYZTA systems
  • Ensure all associates are treated equitably and with respect, consistent with ARYZTA’s Mission and Values
  • Support ARYZTA’s established best practices and SOPs
  • Support safety and Compliance Policies and Programs
  • Various tasks and duties may be assigned by the Inventory Manager





Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to read English, count accurately, do simple math, and write legibly.
  • Must be trained and certified in the safe and efficient operation of Forklifts, Walkie-Riders, Stand-ups (as needed).
  • The ability to follow directions is extremely important.
  • Ability to use scanners and RF equipment
  • Computer literate, including use of email
  • Detail minded
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in a refrigerated environment of 32-45 degrees for extended periods
  • Must be able to work in a freezer environment of -20 degrees for extended periods

    Must be able to work flexible hours

  • Refrigerated and Frozen areas.
  • Food production atmosphere.






ARYZTA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer(AA/EOE)

Full time
Romeoville, IL 60446, US