Stock Clerk Job Description

September 3, 2010 | By More

Stock Clerk Job Profile and Description

Stock Clerks play an important function in the vibrant manufacturing, warehousing and retail industries. A stock clerk’s job is to ascertain that supplies in the storehouse are relocated to their apt destination – whether it is the retail store or the end customer. Even in the contemporary world where technology is mechanizing physical labor, stock clerks are still required, for their expertise in retailing.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ordering, receiving, opening, storing and replenishing the supplies and merchandise of the store.
  • Keeping and maintaining and inventory records of the goods.
  • Checking all the supplies and reporting damage and loss and replenishing the shortage of the same.
  • Interacting with customers in the store and assisting in packing of their purchases.
  • Labeling and attaching price tags to goods and maintaining records of the same
  • Handling a variety of goods – perishable and non-perishable.
  • Making reports for monthly and annual evaluation of inventory sales.
  • Coordinating with store managers and sales teams and helping with organization of sales promotion events etc.

Skills and Specifications

  • Should have strong communication and interpersonal skills and abilities.
  • Ability to effectively organize and network in accord with the store staff and sales teams of the establishment.
  • Self-motivated and independent worker.
  • Should be an efficient time manager and have the ability to meet deadlines and targets.

Education and Qualifications

  • High school graduate or a GED equivalent from a certified college.
  • Bachelor’s or an associate degree in retailing, merchandising, supply chain management or any related scholastic discipline from an accredited institution.

Category: Warehousing Job Descriptions

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