Inventory Executive,

Inventory Associate,

Logistics Operations Executive,

Officer Logistics,

Logistics Executive,

Warehouse Inventory Clerk,

Warehouse Clerk,

Executive Materials,

Inventory Records Analyst

Minimum Preferably 12th standard pass Certified training for Inventory Clerk (programme aligned to LSC/Q2108 released by Logistics Skill Council)

Freshers may apply

The tasks an Inventory Clerk is expected to perform include:

Obtaining schedule and inventory-related information from the supervisor

Gathering relevant information and inspecting work area and equipment

Accessing stored goods and determining discrepancies

Attempting reconciliation of missing goods

Carrying out housekeeping activitiesandreporting tomanagement post inventory counting

Complying with the safety, security and maintenance regulations

Knowledge of stock keeping units

Knowledge of material handling equipment used for moving and storing components

Knowledge of technical specification of goods and possible difficulties in inventory counting

Basic knowledge of legal and compliance procedures

Detailed knowledge of identifying goods based on labels

Understanding the entire process and procedures followed in warehousing

Communication skills

Time management skills

Team player

Organizational skills

Analytical thinking Attention to detail

It is not a desk job

Work from home is not available

Part-time work is not available

Travelling is not required

The job does not involve team handling

Working hours

Working is generally 5/6 days a week and a minimum of 8 hours a day

Some organisations require staff to work in shifts including nights,

Some organisations have over-time, working on holidays and weekends

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

Occupational Hazards

Injury while handling sharp and heavy objects, pallet trolleys, etc. may occur while working on inventory of goods and other products

Health Risks

Exposure to harmful materials, chemicals, gases, etc. may cause respiratory and other disorders

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per monthFor candidates with upto 2 yearsexperience - INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per monthFor candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 15,000 to INR 22,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Warehousing Industry in India

The warehousing industry in India is currently valued at INR 745bn (FY 2013) and has been growing at ~15% for the last 3 years. ValueNotes estimates that the industry will grow at a rate of 18% till 2017.

The unorganised sector will continue to dominate, accounting for around 90% of the industry by 2015. Of the organised sector, the industrial segment will constitute a higher share of warehousing demand, viz. engineering, pharmaceutical and electronics goods.

India Logistics Future Trends

There have been several key indicators to the future trend in the Indian logistics sector. The demand for logistics services has been largely driven by the remarkable growth of the Indian economy. Logistics spend in India is estimated to be around 13 per cent of the GDP, which is comparatively higher than other developed countries.

Logistic companies and companies that have warehouses generally have vacancies for Inventory Clerks

Ports, cargo, shipping, airline, automotive, etc. are some industries and areas that have vacancies for Inventory Clerks

Vacancies are located across the country

The vacancies increase in cities with ports and major airports

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai, Cochin, Chennai, Delhi/NCR, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Baroda are some of the main cities with the requirements

Will be updated

Indian Institute of Logistics

No 6, Esplanade, 2nd floor,

Southern India Chamber of Commerce Building,

Chennai - 600 108.

Ph:044-25345013 / 14

Ph:044-64613944 / 55

Confederation of Indian Industry Institute of Logistics

10th Floor, IIT Madras Research Park,

Kanagam Road, Taramani,

Chennai 600113

Tamilnadu, India

Phone: 044 4292 8900

Indian Institute of Materials Management

Plot Nos. 102 & 104, Sector - 15, Institutional Area

CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai - 400614

Phone (022) 27571022

Education Wing (022) 27565592

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