Inventory Assistant Education and Job Requirements


Inventory Assistant Requirements

Organizations stock inventory in their storage areas and the turnover of inventory is a key factor in determining the profitability of a company. Inventory Assistants take charge of keeping track of inventory usage, recordkeeping of inventory storage and withdrawal, monitoring inventory levels, etc. They need to know when to order inventory for storage to ensure smooth production and sales. The inventory levels should be on par with the demands of the products and industry standards. Inventory Assistants generally work under Inventory Managers.

Education Requirements:

  • Employers prefer candidates who have graduated or obtained an equivalent degree in accountancy, book keeping, inventory management, etc.
  • Candidates should possess hands on work experience in inventory stock keeping and inventory management.
  • Candidates can also take up diploma or part-time courses and get exposure in the concepts of inventory management.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates must have practical knowledge in Inventory Management techniques.
  • Ability to manage the inventory levels appropriately in the organization and should replenish it as and when required.
  • Ability to work under time limits and be responsible and accountable for inventory.
  • Candidates should be able to work under other inventory supervisors.
  • Aspirants should know book keeping of inventory to record levels of inventory coming in and going out.
  • Candidates are expected to handle the damages or defected inventory so that they can be replaced on time.
  • Candidates are also expected to get the demand data and change the inventory levels accordingly.
  • The candidates should have good organisational skills.

    Category: Warehousing Education Requirements

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    1. Alesha says:

      Hi there, I m doing cert 4 in transport and warehousing, I m working in warehouse, which course help me to become inventory Clark or inventory assistant, thanking you

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