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Warehouse Clerk job description

A Warehouse Clerk is a professional who is responsible for keeping a warehouse clean, packing products away as needed and updating computerized registers to ensure the warehouse operates in an orderly fashion. 

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Refreshed on

February 8, 2022

Reviewed by

Eftychia Karavelaki

Senior Recruitment Manager


Use this Warehouse Clerk job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.

Warehouse Clerk responsibilities include:

  • Receiving products and checking them for damage
  • Returning any damaged products
  • Recording all received items in the computer system

Job brief

We are looking for a Warehouse Clerk to join our team to help receive products from our shipping department and transfer them into boxes or bags. The Warehouse Clerk must ensure that all products remain in good condition when packed and keep the warehouse operating efficiently at all times. 

A Warehouse Clerk’s responsibilities include lifting boxes, organizing products in boxes and keeping the warehouse area in a clean and orderly state at all times. 

Ultimately, you will work with other Warehouse Clerks to help move products on shelves, pack trucks and unload deliveries as they come in.


  • Pick and pack customer orders
  • Load and wrap skids for shipping
  • Label items around the warehouse
  • Inventory control of the warehouse
  • Keep the warehouse clean

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Warehouse Clerk or similar role
  • Prior experience working in a warehouse
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to operate forklifts and other heavy machinery
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred

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