Stock control clerk or assistant
- Adjusts stock records as orders are received, reports on damaged stock and prepares requisitions to replenish damaged stock.
- Checks requisitions against stock records and forwards to issuing department.
- Prepares requisitions, consignments and other despatch documents.
- Receives enquiries and orders from customers, and quotes prices, discounts, delivery dates and other relevant information.
- Allocates appropriate storage space in accordance with stock control and space utilisation policies.
- Receives and checks in deliveries from suppliers or completed stock to be despatched to customers.
Typical Education Level
Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 15% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for stock control clerk or assistant is £18,837
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 3,595. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for stock control clerk or assistant roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £18,837 per year. That is about £1,570 per month or £9.66 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,683, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £30,368
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 3,595 people are employed in the region.