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Production Clerks record and coordinate the flow of work and materials between departments, examine orders for goods, and prepare production schedules.


  • examines orders and compiles data for production schedules
  • checks inventories and prepares delivery schedules
  • examines containers to ensure that they are filled, and records quantities
  • investigates and identifies supply sources and prepares and processes purchase orders
  • counts incoming stock and reconciles it with requisitions, and updates inventory and stock location records.

To become a Production Clerk

  • You can work as a Production Clerk without formal qualifications, however, a formal qualification in transport, logistics or warehousing operations may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

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Skills employers are looking for

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  • Logistics

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  • Inventory Control

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