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Inventory & Parts Specialist

Small family-owned industrial equipment company in its 35th year in business seeks long term, responsible, dedicated, and motivated individual to fill Inventory & Parts Specialist position. Qualified applicants are self-motivated with a critical eye and a penchant for process improvement and accuracy in their work. Strong self-organization and computer proficiency is a must. Job may include time outside in the elements, and an ideal candidate would be open to expansion of this role to include other facets of the business. Opportunity for growth and movement exists.


  • Directly assisting the Parts Manager in daily duties
  • Inventory control and purchasing oversight
  • Data entry and data management as related to purchasing and inventory control
  • Management and upkeep of workplace data and systems
  • Office coordination and receptionist duties, as needed (covering absences)
  • Assisting with fulfilling customer orders, as needed (Requires being outside and active, even in inclement weather) (2nd in Parts Department)
  • Assisting with fielding order calls and emails (will require candidate to learn products and equipment thoroughly)
  • Contribute to maintenance of office facilities (part of the cleaning rotation, etc.)
  • Organization and maintenance of corporate files and systems
  • Interface with vendors, customers, and sales team
  • Continuation, development and implementation of marketing programs
  • Project management
  • Assist the team as needed


  • 3+ Years of Operations experience required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • College education preferred
  • Strong typing skills (60+ wpm)
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office and general computer skills required
  • Experience with QuickBooks or a desire to learn
  • Experience with or familiarity of accounts payable/receivable preferred, but not required
  • Ability to communicate with customers and vendors regularly and in a professional manner
  • Data entry experience
  • Very strong math skills and a fondness of working with numbers
  • General office administration experience with an ability to prioritize, problem solve and multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Professional appearance, but also willingness to work hard and “get dirty” when necessary
  • No one here gets to say, “That’s not my job”
  • Must be able to be active and lift 50 lbs.

Chosen applicants must complete applicable skills testing, including Microsoft Office proficiency, customer service skills, and mathematics proficiency.

Location: Rochester, Illinois

Hours: M-F; 8-5

Benefits include medical insurance, vacation, and 401(k) plan.

To Apply: Please email COVER LETTER AND RESUME. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Someone will contact you if your qualifications fit our needs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Operations: 3 years (Required)
  • Inventory control: 2 years (Required)


  • Illinois Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location