Data Entry Clerk in Chester, NY at Party City

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Chester, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

  • The Engineering Clerk is responsible for accurately completing program form in the Total Optimization Packaging Software (TOPS).
  • Work with Operations and domestic/international Vendors/Product Managers and Engineers to maintain TOPS successfully.
  • Assist the Engineering team with packing arrangement/measurement and quantities for the DC.
  • Success in this position is to have all the data available daily for our organization to be able to react immediately.
  • This position is constantly feeding information into Party City, Amscan DC team. With that information our partners can effectively produce packaging dimensions for proper warehouse storages and inventory of specific merchandise.

Job Requirements

  • master carton sizes for the warehouse.
  • Use the Enterprise (Aras Innovator) computer program (to update dimensions and send the forms that are created.
  • Checking the packing of new items to ensure they match the program forms in the Total Optimization Packaging Software.
  • Follow up with vendor/product managers, attention to detail and sense of urgency.
  • Identify and resolve issues hindering TOPS configuration.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.

Skills Required:

  • Good math skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to learn new programs including Total Optimization Packaging Software

and Aras Innovator

  • Attention to detail
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent Verbal/Written communication skills
  • Must be flexible to work in a warehouse position occasionally

Business Acumen:

Basic understanding of measurements and the ability to convert metric units to English units (Centimeters to Inches).

Problem Solving:

Must be able to point out inconsistencies in data and who to contact to alert and correct.


  • Associate degree preferred.
  • Background in AS400 based WMS system is a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, bend, push, reach with hands and arms.
  • Employee must be able to walk up and down several flights of stairs to get to work areas.
  • Vision abilities required include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to distinguish red from green.
The employee must regularly lift and move up to 15 pounds, occasionally lift and move up to 35 pounds, and rarely lift and move up to 50 pounds