retail inventory control

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Retail




Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Inventory Control Clerk
JOB DESCRIPTION:
As a primary contact for Safeway customers, the Inventory Control Clerk provides friendly, courteous and
helpful service. Checks all delivery drivers as they bring merchandise into the store. Oversees the return
of salvageable merchandise. Oversees all inventories of grocery items. Orders merchandise for direct
delivery. Pays all direct delivery bills and tracks ROWSAP's. Oversees and orders all beer and wine
products. Maintains back room security, cleanliness, and organization. Oversees and tracks all re-sets to
official store schematics. Keeps track of all pallet and floor jacks and oversees maintenance schedule for
this equipment. Oversees all end cap planning and inputs orders into main store computers.
JOB DUTIES:
Safeway Inventory Control Clerk employees are generally responsible for completing the following job
duties:
1. Provide customer service as currently defined by the employer within the scope of the position and
within company policy.
2. Maintain cleanliness, security, and organization of back room area of store.
3. Monitor all damaged or expired salvageable merchandise and return for credit.
4. Prepare merchandise orders.
5. Checks in all items delivered and ensures that merchandise count and type matches bill of landing or
other pertinent information.
6. Verifies identity and credentials of all delivery drivers.
7. Inventories supply of beer and wine and transmits orders for needed stock.
8. Maintains store schematic, monitors changes and schedules, and tracks ROWSAP's as needed.
9. Monitors location of all pallet and floor jacks.
10. Prepares, monitors, and implements maintenance schedule for all back room equipment.
11. Tracks and orders all store supplies.
12. May obtain stock from the back room and replace in display areas of the store as needed.
13. Monitor inter-office mail and company web page daily for updated information.
14. Other duties as assigned.
JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Ability to follow company customer service procedures. Demonstrated prior customer service skills or
related experience.
2. Ability to interact with customers and co-workers.
3. Ability to work independently when necessary.
4. Ability to understand and follow instructions.
5. Ability to work with vendors on a regular basis.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None
PERMITS/LICENSES:
Varies depending on store location and state/county requirements.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
%Inside: 95% %Outside: 5%
Temperature Extremes: Varies depending on store location. May be required to enter freezer or cooler.
Chemicals: Seldom (mild detergents or glass cleaner).
Safeway, Inc. Seattle Division
SAFEWAY, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Revision: 2002
Human Resources
Job Title: Inventory Control Clerk
MACHINES, TOOLS, AND EQUIPMENT:
telxon, stationary computer, pallet jack, hand truck, six-wheeled cart, box cutter, forms and papers, pens
and pencils, rags, mops, brooms, buckets, telephone/intercom, calculator, big joe, bailer
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Constant (over 70% of the time)
Frequent (30-70%)
Occasional (10-30%)
Seldom (1-10%)
Lifting:
Constantly lifts 1-10 lbs. Frequently lifts 11-20 lbs. Occasionally lifts 21-35 lbs. Seldom lifts 36-50 lbs.
Carrying:
Constantly carries 1-10 lbs. Occasionally carries 11-35 lbs. Seldom carries 36-50 lbs.
Pushing / Pulling:
Frequently pushes/pulls 1-20 lbs. Seldom pushes/pulls 21-50 lbs.
Reaching:
Constant knee to shoulder reaching. Occasional overhead and at or about shoulder level reaching.
Standing:
Frequent standing while on job. Sitting allowed on breaks.
Walking:
Frequent walking while on job.
Climb/Balance:
Seldom. May use ladders to access upper storage levels.
Trunk Functions:
Frequent neck rotation, bending of head, and squatting. Occasional bending/stooping, twisting and
crouching. Seldom twisting and kneeling.
Upper Extremity:
Constant handling/grasping. Frequent repetitive motion. Occasional fine finger manipulation. Seldom
forceful gripping.
Vision:
Use of peripheral vision and depth perception to move around crowded rear area and push carts and
dollies in crowded back room area. Also used to monitor incoming stock, check computer displays, and
maintain awareness of security conditions in back room area. Frequent use of near vision to read tags,
prices, orders, computer displays, price sheets, and other material.
Hearing:
To understand customers questions, answer phones and pages, and receive instructions or information
from other employees.
Speech:
To converse with customers, vendors, employees.
Safeway will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities who can meet
overall job requirements.

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