Inventory clerk

Inventory Clerk in Palfinger

Inventory clerk

The principles encapsulated in PALFINGER's values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect, and Learning transcend mere words. Every day, we are committed to fostering an environment characterized by collaboration, transparency, empowerment, and customer focus. Our primary assets, our people, are empowered to channel their passion, drive, and motivation to effect meaningful change.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the accuracy of inventory records by actively participating in cycle counting and inventory auditing processes.
  • Organize designated areas for efficient and timely material handling.
  • Verify the accuracy of material received by examining the contents of inbound shipments against vendor documentation and internal purchase orders.
  • Ensure outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.
  • Analyze data and provide recommendations on inventory layout and management practices to maximize inventory and maintain optimal accuracy.
  • Collaborate with management to coordinate tasks and allocate resources for scheduled inventory control activities.
  • Follow inventory management procedures, including record-keeping, adherence to work instructions, and other standard operational practices.
  • Operate lift trucks, pallet jacks, and other equipment safely to move parts to proper locations and load/unload trucks as needed.
  • Oversee the receipt of purchased goods, verify counts and quality, and complete transactions in the ERP system according to established procedures.
  • Visually monitor inventory levels and communicate low/high levels to relevant parties.
  • Conduct cycle counts based on established guidelines and assist in developing corrective actions for inventory issues.
  • Complete inventory transactions, including receiving, assigning locations, and issuing inventory as required.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by timely and effective communication with customers, co-workers, and management.
  • Continuously expand lean knowledge and use tools to identify and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Adhere to safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Be available for overtime shifts when necessary, including at month-end.
  • Keep assigned areas in a clean and organized condition daily.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred.
  • Forklift driver with a mandatory forklift license.
  • Previous experience in leading, coordinating the work of others, or providing functional direction is advantageous.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer service orientation with a commitment to responding on time.
  • Proficiency in maintaining inventory records and conducting cycle counting.
  • Analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to perform audits.
  • Problem-solving ability, especially in handling sensitive situations that require immediate attention.
  • PC skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, RF scanner, and inventory management systems.

Salary Range:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with Company match.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and short- and long-term disability (depending upon state). Wellness program offered.
  • Paid Company holidays and paid Personal Time Off (PTO).
  • Opportunities for continuous learning and career growth.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
          We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.