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Production Clerk

Also known as Production Recorder, Schedule Clerk.

Records and coordinates the flow of work and materials between departments, examines orders for goods, and prepares production schedules.


Tasks Include:


  • requisitioning supplies from stock and sending orders to production departments and other firms
  • confirming completion of orders and compliance with details specified, signing tally sheets and attaching to checked items
  • receiving and checking purchase requests against inventory records and stock on hand
  • examining orders and compiling data for production schedules
  • checking inventories and preparing delivery schedules
  • examining containers to ensure that they are filled, and recording quantities
  • investigating and identifying supply sources and preparing and processing purchase orders
  • providing price and other information about goods to prospective customers
  • counting incoming stock and reconciling it with requisitions, and updating inventory and stock location records
Specialisations
  • Delivery Clerk
  • Logistics Clerk
Job prospects for Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks in Victoria

Occupations in the Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks group include Order Clerk, Production Clerk, Purchasing Officer, Stock Clerk and Warehouse Administrator.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 21,300 Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,215.80

Hourly earnings
$31.70

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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