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all about supply clerks

As a supply clerk, you will work with company products, supplies, and inventory. You will be responsible for ensuring the company supplies are fully stocked and employees have access to the resources they need to do their jobs effectively. Many companies work through supplies at a high rate, requiring full time attention to ensure products and supplies are organized, ordered, and maintained at all times. If you are well organized and have experience working with stock and inventory, contact Randstad Canada today to explore supply clerk job opportunities.

what supply clerk jobs entail

Supply clerks usually work during normal hours. However, you may be required to work evening or weekend shifts to accommodate supply delivery schedules. You can expect to split your time between and office and warehouse settings. You will spend part of your time on the computer, and part of your time organizing and working with physical supplies. You will report to a senior staff member in administration or possibly a warehouse manager, depending on your company.

average supply clerk salaries

The average annual salary for a supply clerk in Canada is about $35,000 per year, or just under $17 per hour. The salary range for supply clerk jobs is $26,000 to $40,000. Your location, experience, and other factors can have an impact on your earning potential. Employee benefits and bonuses may also be included in your compensation package.

your day to day tasks

The majority of supply clerk roles are redundant. You will place orders, receive orders and execute tasks based on a structured weekly schedule. Your day-to-day tasks will be a combination of supply management, distribution of supplies, and working with people internally to ensure they have the supplies they need to do their job effectively. Some of the common daily tasks you will be expected to execute include:

  • stock and replace inventory items
  • update inventory lists
  • load and unload shipments
  • record inventory data
  • process invoices and supply bills
  • document shipment and supply shortages and errors
  • communicate with supply vendors
  • sort and deliver inventory 
  • inspect shipments 
  • clean up and maintain a safe working environment
  • work with department managers to ensure supplies are offered
  • deliver supplies to various areas 

where you can work

Supply clerks can work for many different types of companies. It’s common to find jobs with large companies in their head office. Supply clerk jobs are common in business services, office buildings, retail healthcare, and large corporations that reply on supplies for business operations. Supply clerk roles can be found in cities across Canada. To find a job in your area, please contact Randstad Canada to check out current opportunities.

what you bring to the table

Supply clerks need to have a strong understanding of inventory management, be able to learn the supplies required for the organization to thrive, and have strong interpersonal skills to work with a variety of people within the organization. Some of the skills hiring companies are looking for include the following:

  • inventory management
  • strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • computer skills
  • organizational skills
  • strong communication skills
  • customer service skills
  • experience working with digital inventory tracking tools
  • ability to work on a team
  • problem solving skills
  • supply chain and logistics skills 

training and certifications

Supply clerks are required to have a minimum of a high school diploma. However, a college diploma or previous experience working in a similar role is an asset. Having a college degree will help you advance your career to more senior roles in the future. Health and safety training and forklift certification may also be required.

where your career is headed

Most supply clerks are promoted internally from other office positions. With experience and a track record of success, you can get promoted to supply chain related roles. With a diploma in supply chain and logistics, you can move up to roles such as supply chain manager, strategic sourcing manager, or logistics manager.

Contact Randstad Canada today to boost your job search and find supply clerk opportunities in your region.

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