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Inventory Control Specialist

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.




Inventory Control Associate monitors and maintains the integrity of warehouse inventory and storage locations through analysis, reporting, and item/material master audit/input.  This would include NIL resolution real time, corrective action to inventory variance, and reviewing historic transactions.  The intended outcome is having the right parts in the right location at the right time to satisfy customer demand and financial (SOX) compliance.



  • Manage and complete cycle count process
  • Reconcile inventory differences and root cause reason
  • Maintain accuracy of item and material master
  • Identify irregularities in daily operational processes that create inventory issues
  • Assist with cycle counting and process audits
  • Respond and resolve NIL issues in real time
  • Research and resolve problem parts brought to the Penalty Box/Hospital Cart
  • Provide timely and appropriate reporting of requested metrics and KPIs
  • Other duties as determined by supervisor/management team
  • Continuous improvement/5S



  • High School Diploma OR GED required; some college preferred
  • 1 year distribution or manufacturing experience minimum
  • 1 year Inventory Control experience preferred
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing initiatives preferred
  • 1 year SAP experience preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel



  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills with staff and peers
  • Pro-active approach to problem resolution
  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline oriented environment
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation



  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended period of times
  • Ability to work in a non-climate control environments



Sunday - Thursday, 10pm - 6:30am


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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