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East St Louis, IL, US

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

Logistics Inventory Lead

Why are we proud of what we do at allnex? We create coatings, products which help protect the world for all nex>t generations – and that’s exactly what you can do joining us!

Imagine how fast your smartphone would become scratched-up, ugly and unusable without a coating. Or an e-bike, the cabin of a train, a beautiful wooden floor, and countless other things in life.


Making objects and their surfaces more attractive and longer-lasting means making them more sustainable, and that’s a huge part of what working at allnex is about. No matter which role you step into, you’ll become part of a global team of passionate people who care deeply about the chemistry, quality, and global impact of coatings.

You’ll also join a highly multicultural and diverse team of more than 4,000 employees in four regions who – as part of one of the world’s leading coating resins companies – serve customers in over 100 countries across the globe.


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Position overview

We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented colleague to join our Supply Chain team. Your responsibilities will include receiving, shipping, and storing all materials in accordance with applicable procedures to support both internal and external customers. If you have a proactive attitude, a strong customer focus, and a willingness to achieve results, we are relying on you to help us maintain safe and reliable operations.


  • Must be capable of obtaining hazmat regulatory training for all modes of transportation within the first 90 days of hire, including: 49CFR, RCRA for hazardous waste shipments, IATA, Shipping by Sea, Air and Ground.
  • Accurately receive, maintain, store, supply and deliver material to appropriate locations throughout the plant to support production requirements, including performing any and all transactions necessary to maintain accurate plant inventories.  Rotate and relocate materials based off of dates received(FIFO)-Learn the Bar coding system from receipt to consumption.  Have the capacity and willingness to train the bar code system to other Allnex employees, perform cycle counts(raw and finished goods), as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate shipping documents, including: learning the Fed Ex shipping system for both, (domestic and export shipments), maintaining samples in inventory and handle other limited quantity shipments. 
  • Utilize any and all appropriate job related equipment, tools, computers, devices, scanners, etc. which are needed or will assist in the performance of assigned duties:  spotter training, SAP input with the ability to make materials labels and  sample labels.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the appropriate Departments and Plant personnel to assure safe and efficient operations.
  • Assist the Logistics Department in maintaining inventory counts and audits of 3rd party distribution centers, as directed by Manager/Supervisor.
  • Adhere to all safety and environmental standards, policies and procedures, while utilizing proper safety equipment, protective devices and clothing, while demonstrating safe work practices on Company premises.  Assist the SHE Manager with maintaining/auditing the Hazardous Material accumulation area.
  • Support and comply with all requirements of ISO/QS and RC 14001.

Required skills and experience

  • Advanced SAP, bar coding  or other inventory software, required
  • 1-3 years industrial and forklift experience in a chemical manufacturing plant, preferred.  Prior experience working in a warehouse, distribution center or common carrier terminal is a plus.
  • Experience required in working from sales orders, lot selection with attention given to orders with special instructions and specialized labeling for shipment to customer(s).  
  • Ability to function as team player, and work a flexible schedule.
  • Must feel comfortable working with basic accounting principles and requires simple analytical judgment in the analysis of facts and/or conditions.
  • Ability to follow proper order instructions, and recognizing if/when incorrect instructions are provided from either external or internal resources and be able to reference the appropriate procedural document for resolution.


  • High School diploma or GED, required
  • 5 years in Logistics or related field, preferred
  • Supervisor experience, desired

Physical demands and work environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics disclosed below, must be met by all employees in this position to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


  • Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Must pass vision test, as a condition of employment. 
  • Work Environment:  Working conditions are subject to Hot and Cold temperatures, including elements such as: noise, dust, fumes and safety hazards. This position requires outside work and exposure to weather conditions.  Must be able to wear a respirator, when required.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate and hearing protection is advised.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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