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Stock Control Clerks and Assistants

Stock control clerks and assistants receive orders from customers, prepare requisitions or despatch documents for ordered goods, maintain and update records, files and other correspondence in relation to the storage and despatch of goods.

More about this Career

Average Salary


New workers start around £9639. Normal pay is £21951 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33048.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Adjusts stock records as orders are received, reports on damaged stock and prepares requisitions to replenish damaged stock.
  • Checks requisitions against stock records and forwards to issuing department.
  • Prepares requisitions, consignments and other despatch documents.
  • Receives enquiries and orders from customers, and quotes prices, discounts, delivery dates and other relevant information.
  • Allocates appropriate storage space in accordance with stock control and space utilisation policies.
  • Receives and checks in deliveries from suppliers or completed stock to be despatched to customers.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Monitoring


  • Critical Thinking


  • Active Listening


  • Reading Comprehension


  • Writing


  • Speaking


  • Active Learning


  • Learning Strategies


  • Mathematics


  • Science


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