Inventory Clerk Job Description

inventory clerk job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Inventory Clerk Job Description

The Inventory Clerk is responsible for maintaining accurate inventory counts, ensuring inventory is ticketed properly and entered into the inventory system correctly.

The inventory clerk will also identify and reconcile discrepancies in inventory and handle any discrepancies that are found.

Inventory clerks use a variety of computer programs that manage inventory.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an Inventory Clerk to join our team and help us keep track of our inventory. The ideal candidate will be organized and detail-oriented, with a good understanding of how to use computers and Inventory Management software. If you have a passion for organization and want to help us keep our inventory in order, we want to hear from you!

Inventory Clerk Duties:

  • Analyze sales and inventory data to identify trends, issues, and opportunities
  • Sort, count, and duplicate inventory
  • Keep records on materials used in construction
  • Keep records on new materials and inventory
  • Follow safety rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

Inventory Clerk Responsibilities:

  • Over 1 year of experience in a retail environment
  • Ability to operate computer equipment, including use of cash register
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Must be able to remain alert and attentive

Requirements And Skills:

  • Maintain inventory control for distribution center with responsibility for keeping accurate inventory counts and maintaining the supply flow between distribution centers and retail stores
  • Create SKU and UPC codes for products, and create and maintain SKU and UPC databases
  • Prepare manifests for shipments
  • Create and issue purchase orders and update PO system
  • Maintain inventory records for suppliers
  • Work with vendors to resolve inventory discrepancies
  • Work with distribution center staff to resolve inventory discrepancies
  • Maintain a license certification
  • Manage warehouse space
  • Maintain a warehouse environment conducive to productivity

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, races, religions, nationalities, genders, , , and ages. We are especially committed to supporting veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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