Grinnell Chamber

Retail Inventory Control Clerk

Full time
Posted: 12/15/2021
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


The purpose of the position is to maintain proper inventory levels for Brownells Retail Store. Pull or replenish inventory to satisfy organization needs. Investigate and correct inventory discrepancies. Work with inventory control specialists to perform periodic review of inventory stock, recording quantity, type, and value of materials on hand. Maintain FFL inventory.


What You Will Do

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates within Retail, Fulfillment and cross-functionally to resolve inventory control issues
  • Investigate discrepancies in inventory
  • Make necessary inventory changes in system and physical location
  • Perform inventory count verification
  • Receives and picks serialized items


Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist company Product and Merchandising Teams with new product development and placement
  • Assists customers
  • Maintains and records and files
  • Maintains ERP systems as it relates to inventory control tasks
  • Operates cash register
  • Perform cycle counts
  • Processes customer returns from COBOL and store purchases to warehouse
  • Receives orders into retail for COBOL and door orders
  • Responsible for labeling
  • Perform cash office functions


Education and Experience

  • High school Diploma or GED or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience in related field

Knowledge & Skills

  • Able to use computers/hand scanners
  • Basic arithmetic (discounts, percentages, averages)
  • Brownells process, products and inventory systems
  • Data Gathering and using information
  • Lifting 5 lbs. frequently, 30 lbs. occasionally, 40-50 lbs. occasionally with assistance
  • Standing/walking for 8 hour days


Leadership Competencies

  • Customer Focus (L2)
  • Creativity and Innovation (L3)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (L2)
  • Communication and Interpersonal Effectiveness (L2)
  • Drive for Results (L2)


Physical Demands

Medium work. Medium work involves lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environments
  • Ergonomics


Where You’ll Be Located

Grinnell, Iowa


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