A stock associate works for a retail company, and is responsible for receiving, organizing, and maintaining store inventory. The job description of a stock associate requires a close attention to detail, the ability to conduct moderate to heavy physical labor, and strong organizational skills.
A stock associate receives shipments to a store, checks for shipment accuracy, stocks items in the warehouse and/or on the sales floor, maintains store inventory, and returns any defective merchandise.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Assists in unloading shipments to the store, factory, or warehouse.
•Checks items received against shipping invoice to ensure the shipment is accurate.
•Organizes inventory in the stockroom or warehouse.
•Uses forklifts to transport bulk shipments or heavy items around the stockroom or warehouse.
•Replenishes stock on the sales floor as needed.
•Places orders for supplies.
•Answers customer and sales associate questions about available items in stock.
•Retrieves items from stockroom at customer request.
•Places special orders for customers when necessary.
•Conducts regular store inventory.
•Uses inventory control software to log information.
•Assists managers and associates in preventing theft and maintaining proper inventory.
•Pulls defective or expired items from shelves.
•Packs up defective items or overstock and arranges for the return shipment.
•Observes proper safety procedures in the stockroom, particularly when lifting and moving heavy items.
•Reports issues or problems to inventory manager or store manager.
•Attends store meetings.
•Assists in cleaning up the store and stockroom during closing shifts.
•Possesses physical strength necessary to unload, lift, and carry heavy boxes.
•Exhibits strong organizational skills.
•Is familiar with inventory software.
•Pays close attention to detail.
•Demonstrates strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
•Exhibits familiarity with the range of a company’s products.
•Works well with a team.
•Communicates clearly and effectively.
•Demonstrates ability to read and interpret invoices and packing slips.
•Exhibits familiarity with proper safety procedures in the warehouse or stockroom.
•Is capable of operating forklifts and other heavy machinery to move and organize heavy items.
*Degree, Diploma or its equivalent from relevant discipline/course
•Servicing NYSC candidates can apply
*Master's degree is an added advantage
MODE of APPLICATION
•Interested persons should send their detailed CV
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