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$1,251 per week
Stable

Overview

Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks prepare and process orders for goods and services, monitor stock levels and supply sources and maintain stock and inventory levels, record and coordinate the flow of materials between departments, prepare production schedules, and administer and coordinate storage and distribution operations within organisations.

Day-to-day

  • requisitioning supplies from stock and sending orders to production departments and other firms
  • confirming completion of orders and compliance with details specified, signing tally sheets and attaching to checked items
  • receiving and checking purchase requests against inventory records and stock on hand
  • examining orders and compiling data for production schedules
  • checking inventories and preparing delivery schedules
  • examining containers to ensure that they are filled, and recording quantities
  • investigating and identifying supply sources and preparing and processing purchase orders
  • providing price and other information about goods to prospective customers
  • counting incoming stock and reconciling it with requisitions, and updating inventory and stock location records
  • establishing and coordinating the operating procedures for receiving, handling, storing and shipping goods.

To become a Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerk

  • You can work as a Purchasing or Supply Logistics Clerk without formal qualifications, however, a formal qualification in logistics, procurement, business, warehousing operations or another related field may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

    Take a Certificate II in Logistics

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Organisational Skills

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Planning

  • Building Relationships

  • Forklift Operation

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