Daily duties performed by warehouse clerks include taking customer documentation to determine items required, assembling custom orders, aiding in processing orders, sorting merchandise, maintaining supplies, verifying inventory, and processing return materials authorizations (RMAs). Many positions also require cash handling and data input, with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. Work schedules for warehouse clerks vary greatly, as most positions have a wide variety of shifts available. During work hours, punctuality and time management are important. Because of safety concerns and the importance of efficiency, great attention to detail in following company policies are crucial for success as a warehouse clerk.
Warehouse Clerk Tasks
Maintain and document equipment, security, and safety information.
Supervise incoming and outgoing shipments and update stock records to ensure availability of items.
Clean and organize warehouse, equipment, and items in stock.
Pull materials against orders, then assemble and pack them for delivery.