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Become An Inventory Associate

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Working As An Inventory Associate

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Deal with People

  • $23,220

    Average Salary

What Does An Inventory Associate Do At McKesson

* Systematic setup and binlocation assignment of new product
* Help Finance research andrectify out of sync variances as it relates to PO’s adjustments
* Assistance with productrecalls and quarantines
* Pack, sort and ship prescriptionswhen production needs demand
* Adheres to and promotes theCompany’s Shared ICARE principles
* Follows federal and statelaws regarding HIPAA and PHI
* Qualifications for the Position
* Education/Training
* High School Diploma or GED preferred
* Business Experience
* Warehouse experience a plus
* Basic computer skills
* RF Scanner experience preferred
* Specialized
* Knowledge/Skills
* Able to read computergenerated screens
* Good communication skills
* Good mathematical skills
* Strong organizationalskills; keen attention to detail
* Ability to workindependently with little or no supervision
* Excellent customer service skillsdemonstrated to internal team members
* Perform continuous and repetitive work
* Working Conditions
* Environment (e.g.,
* office, manufacturing, warehouse)
* General office and warehouse environment
* Physical Requirements
* e.g., lifting, standing for extended periods, climbing)
* Able to select, lift and carry objects ( up to
* lbs)
* Operate pallet jack, hand truck or dolly
* Box cutter cut cases of product
* Extensive walking and standing (8 hours/day)
* Requires bending, twisting, reaching and
* grasping
* Use of step ladder to reach product

What Does An Inventory Associate Do At Kelly Services

* Counting inventory in Finished Goods warehouse and other raw material storage locations as needed.
* Assisting with physical inventory counts as necessary.
* Other things that come up daily that need completed as team lead directs.
* Data Entry Microsoft Office
* AS400 inventory systems
* Schedule inventory counts
* Enter counts
* Make adjustments to inventory
* Run variance reports
* SAP inventory systems

What Does An Inventory Associate Do At MSC Industrial Supply Co.

* Answers inbound calls in a specific on-site location to sell MSC products in accordance with MSC Culture and Customer Service Standards.
* Resolves on-site customer product and service issues by providing sales-related solutions utilizing common and alternative sources of information.
* Consults with other associates to locate the most effective sources of information.
* Provides customer service in accordance with MSC standards to ensure customer satisfaction, account retention, and revenue generation using all tools available.
* Communicates customer concerns to management to ensure the most effective and lasting problem resolution.
* Builds customer relationships via exceptional levels of service to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.
* Validates pricing with MSC associates prior to finalizing with customer.
* Supports outside sales representative in various branch activities.
* Implements and maintains an MSC VMI or CMI program in customer location to enhance revenue generation.
* Understands and utilizes item cross over, label generation utilizing, One Button Upload, LABL, VXRF, AKAU, CROSIT and CMI Software Installation.
* Assists in the Identification, Collection and logging of all available Cost Savings Statistics.
* Ensures excellent customer relations by responding, under manager’s or OSA's guidance, to customer needs consistent with MSC standards, Culture, and business practices.
* Resolves customer product and service issues by providing sales-related solutions utilizing the most common source of information.
* Consults with other associates to locate alternate sources of information.
* Participates at customer meetings by communicating MSC's Value Proposition and finalizes direction and strategy for alignment to customer goals and expectations with BSM and OSA.
* Fosters the MSC Culture in the branch and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s Mission.
* Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required

What Does An Inventory Associate Do At RGIS

* Physically count stock for various retail/warehouse/pharmacy/beauty/telecommunications companies
* Use of hand-held scanners to collect information
* Provide exceptional customer service
* Working in a different location every day

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How To Become An Inventory Associate

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.


With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Inventory Associate Career Paths

Inventory Associate
Security Guard Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager
Distribution Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Merchandiser Shipping And Receiving Clerk Inventory Controller
Inventory Control Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Inventory Supervisor Warehouse Manager Inventory Control Specialist
Inventory Control Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Package Handler Forklift Operator Warehouse Manager
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Security Guard Account Manager Senior Account Executive
Managing Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Package Handler Operator Production Supervisor
Material Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Service Technician Service Manager
Office Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Cleaner Material Handler Supply Technician
Production Controller
5 Yearsyrs
Inventory Supervisor Operations Manager Realtor
Property Management Specialist
6 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Associate Technician Operations Manager
Purchasing Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Warehouse Associate Security Officer Account Manager
Sales Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Technician Quality Inspector Shipping Clerk
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Technician Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Service Technician Operations Manager
Supply Chain Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Merchandiser Product Manager Senior Buyer
Supply Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Home Health Aid Support Specialist Support Supervisor
Support Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Technician Production Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
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Inventory Associate Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Arabic

  • Japanese

  • Russian

  • Korean

  • German

  • Polish

  • Hindi

  • Hmong

  • Khmer

  • Carrier

  • Swahili

  • Igbo

  • Norwegian

  • Dari

  • Armenian

  • Croatian

  • Filipino

  • Lingala

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Top Skills for An Inventory Associate


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Top Inventory Associate Skills

  1. Store Merchandise
  2. Customer Service
  3. Sales Floor
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Receive, inspect, tag, log and store merchandise using computerized inventory system.
  • Provided customer service to clients regarding issues during and after each assignment.
  • Used pallet jacks to transport freight to the sales floor to be stocked.
  • Use of powered equipment such as electric pallet jacks and Walkie Stacker to move freight.
  • Maintain inventory control using Smart Inventory System.

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