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Inventory Specialist (Charlestown, MA)

DIVISION:                    Newton Scientific Inc.

POSITION:                  Inventory Specialist

LOCATION:                 Charlestown, MA

Newton Scientific Inc. is looking for an Inventory Specialist.  This position requires a high sense of urgency and service to the warehouse customers, specifically Manufacturing, Shipping/Receiving and Supply Chain. This position is a significant contributor to the accuracy of our inventory and attention to detail is critical. This position performs all cycle counts, material/stockroom movements and transactions for components, including storage, kitting, and inventory management. This is a full time, hourly position. 


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 5 years inventory control work experience 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of warehouse operations and inventory management
  • Experience performing material movements and cycle count in ERP software
  • Infor Syteline (CSI) is preferred 
  • Able to follow detailed written and verbal instructions.


  • Exercise proper safety practices when lifting or moving product or using equipment and tools.
  • Move product from receiving to designated inventory location.
  • Perform ERP transactions
  • Store product in designated area.
  • Utilization of warehouse equipment including pallet jacks
  • Maintain the stockroom, storing components in an orderly and appropriately
  • Issue parts following First in First Out (FIFO), rotating stock as needed
  • Kitting and delivery of components to the production floor
  • Utilize Kanban inventory system, reporting shortages as needed
  • Perform routine cycle counts and physical inventory
  • Assist Supply Chain with purchasing non-inventory, floor stock and lab supplies
  • Maintain an orderly work area, with clear clean isles and walkways.  Trash removal and cleaning as needed.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job function or as assigned

 Must be able to meet minimum qualifications to apply.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.