Logistics clerks record and coordinate the flow of work and materials between departments, examine orders for goods, and prepare production schedules.
Duties & Tasks
Logistics clerks may perform the following tasks:requisition supplies from stock and send orders to production departments and other firms
confirm completion of orders and compliance with specified details
receive and check purchase requests against inventory records and stock on hand
examine orders and compile data for production schedules
check inventories and prepare delivery schedules
investigate and identify supply sources, and prepare and process purchase orders
count incoming stock and reconcile it with requisitions
update inventory and stock location records.
Logistics clerks may work in offices, storerooms and warehouses. Conditions in warehouses may be hot and dusty during summer and cold during winter. They usually work regular business hours, but may be required to work longer hours during busy periods.par Logistics clerks may use specially designed electronic inventory data collection devices. They may also be required to operate forklifts or other heavy machinery, and to wear high-visibility clothing and other safety equipment in warehouse situations.
enjoy clerical and administrative activities
good numeracy skills
a methodical approach to work
good communication skills
excellent organisational skills
ability to work as part of a team
sound interpretation and analysis skills
attention to detail.