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Job Title: Warehouse Clerk

Job Summary: The Warehouse Clerk will be responsible for performing a variety of tasks in a warehouse setting, including receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, managing and organizing inventory, and operating warehouse equipment. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, be able to work independently, and have excellent organizational and communication skills.


  • Receive and process incoming stock and materials
  • Pick and fill orders from stock
  • Pack and ship orders
  • Manage and organize inventory
  • Operate warehouse equipment, including forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Maintain a clean and organized warehouse environment
  • Communicate with customers and vendors regarding orders and shipments
  • Assist with other warehouse tasks as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a warehouse setting preferred
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment, including forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Flexibility to work overtime and weekends as needed

Physical Demands: The Warehouse Clerk will be required to stand, walk, and lift for extended periods of time. The position may also require bending, stooping, and reaching. The ability to lift up to 50 pounds is required.

Work Environment: The Warehouse Clerk will work in a warehouse setting, which may include exposure to loud noises, dust, and other environmental factors. The position may also require working in cold or hot temperatures.

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

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, and a 401(k) plan.

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What is the best way to find and hire a Warehouse Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Warehouse Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Warehouse Clerk job on Indeed get about 15 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Warehouse Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Warehouse Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 12 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 13 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Warehouse Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Warehouse Clerk role?
SMS has 99% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Warehouse Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Warehouse Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 185% 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 Warehouse 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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