MSC Industrial Supply Co. Cycle Counter in Fernley, Nevada


MSC Job Title:

Cycle Counter

Work Location:

Reno, NV (Whse)

Job Description:


  • This position performs cycle counting of inventory to ensure accurate quantities and values.


  • Operates advanced warehouse vehicles (i.e., turret truck and/or order picker).

  • Verifies products using item numbers, descriptions, and quantity.

  • Scans labels into warehouse computer system.

  • Identifies items using visual inspections, reference manuals or measuring instruments.

  • Counts items.

  • Updates warehouse computer systems using warehouse specific commands and functions.

  • Enters data to generate accurate department reports.

  • Cycle counts bins as required.

  • Counts: audit trails, overstock trails and bin to zero trail.

  • Alerts supervisor regarding items that look out of place.

  • Performs to specified productivity and quality expectations.

  • Participates in work clean program.

  • Performs all duties within safety guidelines.

  • Validates Inventory Reports (i.e. adjustment reports, packslip modifications, bin difference and out of balance reports).

  • Returns merchandise to stock (i.e., overages to shipping, dropped items, misplaced items, etc.)

  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.

  • Loads, unloads, moves product by hand or skid.

  • Operates basic warehouse vehicles (i.e., electric pallet jack and/or forklift).

  • Visually inspects boxes and product for damage or improper packaging.

  • Puts away product into bins, overstock or racks.

  • Removes/cleans refuse from various warehouse departments.

  • In order to meet customer service requirements, associates can be temporarily re-assigned to other warehouse functions.

  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.


  • High school diploma or the equivalent required.


  • Basic computer skills required.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials (maximum 75 pounds – individual or team lift), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, reaching high and low, and repetitive twisting or pressure, involving wrist and hands. Hearing, seeing (including depth perception and peripheral vision), ability of mental coordination. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as required for position. Must be able to operate at heights up to 50 feet. Mentally alert for entire shift.


  • May be required to work overtime to meet customer’s needs.

  • Must obtain internal certification to drive warehouse vehicles within specified time requirements.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.


2300 E Newlands Drive

Job Title:

Cycle Counter 11PM-7:30AM Sun-Thur

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Why MSC:

People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of values and trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than a million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your families’ health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.