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Job Title: Inventory Clerk

Job Summary: The Inventory Clerk is responsible for maintaining accurate records of inventory levels and ensuring that all products are properly stored and accounted for. This position requires attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work independently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receive and process incoming inventory and supplies
  • Verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Prepare and maintain reports on inventory levels, stock movements, and discrepancies
  • Perform regular inventory audits to ensure accuracy of records
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Maintain a clean and organized inventory storage area
  • Assist with other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in inventory management or related field preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and inventory management software

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time
  • Ability to operate a forklift or other heavy machinery (training provided)

Working Conditions: The Inventory Clerk will primarily work in a warehouse or storage facility. The position may require working in a variety of weather conditions and may involve exposure to dust, fumes, and other airborne particles.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: The company offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid time off.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Inventory Clerk

What is the best way to find and hire a Inventory Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Inventory Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Inventory Clerk job on Indeed get about 13 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Inventory Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Inventory Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 17 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Inventory Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Inventory Clerk role?
SMS has 95% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Inventory Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Inventory Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 137% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Inventory Clerk applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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