What does a Stock Clerk do?
A Stock Clerk is commonly found in retail, department or grocery stores. A Stock Clerk will move merchandise from the warehouse or stockroom to store display shelves. They are generally in charge of overseeing and organizing stock. A Stock Clerk sees to it that accurate records are maintained of all stock within the store. Additionally, they commonly assist with updating and providing accurate records of inventory. A Stock Clerk works closely with management by creating reports and actively monitoring inventory while keeping precise records or goods stored and stocked.
A high school diploma or equivalent is generally preferred but not necessary for the position. A Stock Clerk is considered an entry-level profession. However, certain skills are essential in order to fulfill the role. An exceptional Stock Clerk will seek to provide excellent customer service, be proactive about the needs of customers and have exceptional organizational skills.
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Stock Clerk Insights
“Best part has been the simpleness of the work I do and the great people that I work with.”
“There is a ton of pressure to work quickly and I actually ended up injuring my leg because of it.”
“Nice People and you get to know most of them if you work with them.”
“It’s a good learning experience to get an idea for what you would be doing for better job opportunities”
“the money is some of the best in this city for a job with no experience required”
“Healthcare costs were EXORBITANT!!!! Could not afford on my measly pay.”
“Management was always asking me to stay later than my shift which got a little annoying.”
“The people I work with are great and I enjoy completing tasks to ensure the distributors get the best service on my end.”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a stock clerk
When working as a stock clerk, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are No High School, Excellent Customer Service, English Language, Effective Communication and Dexterity.
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- Store Manager
The most common qualifications to become a stock clerk is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.