Inventory Clerk

Inventory Clerks track information to ensure proper scheduling, record keeping, and inventory control for the clean energy company’s supply chain. These roles are vital in ensuring that inventory is allocated efficiently during ongoing operations.

EXAMPLE SCENARIO

An Inventory Clerk is working in a company warehouse and preparing to receive an incoming shipment of silicon used in the production of solar cells. When the shipment is received, the Inventory Clerk inspects the quantity and condition to ensure that it matches the order. After inspection is completed, the silicon is placed in a specified location in the warehouse and marked as received and in stock for use.

TYPICAL TASKS SRC

  • Examine shipment contents and compare with records, such as manifests, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy.
  • Prepare documents, such as work orders, bills of lading, or shipping orders, to route materials.
  • Pack, seal, label, or affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter.
  • Deliver or route materials to departments using hand truck, conveyor, or sorting bins.
  • Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock.

EXAMPLE JOB TITLES SRC

Receiver, Receiving Clerk, Shipper, Shipping and Receiving Clerk, Shipping Coordinator, Warehouseman

MEDIAN PAY SRC

$26,820

EDUCATION & TRAINING LEVEL

GED / High School Diploma, On-the-job Training

WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

None

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Communication Skills, Detail Oriented, Math Skills, Physical Stamina and Strength, Organizational Skills

SIMILAR OCCUPATIONS

Material Mover