Inventory Clerk / Purchasing Clerk in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/23/2019

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Inventory Clerk / Purchasing Clerk
Louisville, KY
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M-F: 8am-5pm

Take orders and input orders into system so that inventory can be properly pulled. Coordinates receiving and compiles purchase orders for shipment requirements. Compiles records and maintains inventory concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, shipping materials, supplies, and equipment by performing the following duties. Inspect incoming and outgoing shipments to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments. Required to pull inventory when needed and work within a climate-controlled warehouse environment.


  • Works directly with internal customers to take orders. Being accurate and efficient is crucial to the job.
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Compiles data from sources such as sales orders, purchase orders, invoices, requisitions, and accounting reports and enters information into the computer system to maintain inventory, purchasing, shipping, or other records.
  • Keeps back order in file in established sequence and releases back orders for issues or shipment as stock becomes available.
  • Compiles stock control records and information such as consumption rate, characteristics of items in storage, and current market conditions, to determine stock supply and need for replenishment.
  • Prepares requisitions, orders, or other documents for purchasing or requisitioning new or additional stock items.
  • Compares nomenclature, stock numbers, authorized substitutes, and other listed information with catalogs, manuals, parts lists, and similar references to verify accuracy of requisitions and shipping orders.
  • Reviews files to determine unused items and recommends disposal of excess stock.
  • Packages assembly for shipment; boxes, places in appropriate area.
  • Verify all parts received and match to the purchase order, including item, quantity, and price. Receive the parts in system, print labels and tag all equipment.
  • Perform inspections on all items requiring inspections.
  • Must have good time management skills.


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