Inventory Control Clerk - Warehouse

Job Locations US-WA-DES MOINES
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(1/17/2022 3:17 PM)
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Distribution Centers - Warehouse


Bartell Drugs, your neighborhood drug store since 1890, is looking for a high energy, dependable, hard working IC - Inventory Control Clerk for our Distribution Center!  Our Distribution Center is located in Des Moines, WA. Regular attendance and punctuality is expected. Your schedule is Monday - Friday and the shift is 5:00 AM - 1:30 PM.  There is room for advancement within the Distribution Center and the Company at large!


Job Summary:

Inventory Control Clerks are an integral position within the Distribution Center operation. They must assure the accuracy of the perpetual inventory from the time the product enters the DC (Receiving), it is put away, stocked, replenished and ultimately shipped to the store accurately. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in observance of Bartell Drug's brand and strategy and adhere to our core values and service attributes. 


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain the accuracy of the perpetual inventory at the DC from the time the product enters the DC (receiving), it is put away, stocked, replenished and ultimately shipped to the store accurately.
  • Conduct Inventory Adjustment Research (Root Cause Analysis of all high dollar variances, top Omits etc.) the Research Analyst reconciles and research root cause of cycle count differences as well as any high dollar inventory adjustment.
  • Cycle Counters perform the physical count of the product based on SOX requirements as well as all other types of requested counts and verifications.
  • The slotting associates monitor the velocity of the items (based on velocity analysis) and determines where and how they should be slotted for the most efficient and accurate pick.
  • Utlilize a reach truck as needed.
  • Remove from inventory and process any inventory returns (IR’s) that Category Management has requested via the IR portal system.
  • May be responsible for handling damaged and Hazardaous waste collection and hazardaous waste station maintenance in accordance with OSHA.
  • Be a team player with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Physical Requirements With or Without Accommodation:

  • Stand on concrete floor for long periods of time.
  • Make visual comparisons and see slight differences in shapes and sizes of figures, widths and lengths of lines.
  • Move hands, fingers and eyes rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed.
  • Extend hands, arms in all directions; seizing, holding, grasping, picking merchandise mainly with the use of fingers.
  • Move fingers and manipulate small, medium and larger items rapidly and accurately.
  • Must be able to squat, kneel and bend below the waist-level to lift up to 50lbs from floor to chest.
  • Frequently obtain merchandise from below waist-level and raise it to above the head.
  • Use electronic hand-held devices for order fulfillment.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have the ability to quickly and accurately perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend conversational English to be able to read stock orders, safety rules and instructions in the use of machinery.
  • Previous warehouse / distribution center and supply chain experience preferred.



Bartell Drugs / Rite Aid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


As a condition of employment, applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result, and confirm eligibility to work in the United States. We participate in E-Verify.


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