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Order Clerk

Order Clerks receive and process incoming orders for goods and services from inside or outside organisations.

Overview

Order Clerks receive and process incoming orders for goods and services from inside or outside organisations.

Day-to-day

  • requisitions supplies from stock and sends orders to production departments and other firms
  • confirms completion of orders and compliance with details specified, signs tally sheets and attaches to checked items
  • receives and checks purchase requests against inventory records and stock on hand
  • counts incoming stock and reconciles it with requisitions, and updates inventory and stock location records
  • establishes and co-ordinates the operating procedures for receiving, handling, storing and shipping goods.

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Not available
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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become an Order Clerk

  • You can work as an Order Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as business, management or accounting.

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