Inventory Control Clerk - 1st Shift

Distribution Arlington, Texas




To maintain the quality and accuracy of the inventory within the Distribution Center.





  1. Inspects products in locations, ensuring that amount is correct and the items are labeled correctly.


  1. Researches inventory discrepancies using the warehouse management system(s).


  1. Performs daily audits to ensure accuracy of received quantities.


  1. Completes all slotting requirements for incoming new items.


  1. Reviews products with questions on a daily basis and follows up with solutions.


  1. Runs assigned reports on a daily basis to find potential errors such as inner pack quantity errors, missing weight or dimensions, and locked cases.


  1. Documents all errors found during research pertaining to identified Stock Keeping Units (SKUs).


  1. Maintains all locations and space utilization within the bulk storage areas.


  1. Assists with reserve to active/active to reserve location modifications, as needed.


  1. Completes all required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.


  1. Maintains work areas in a neat and orderly fashion.


  1. Works safely and complies with all established safety rules and practices.


  1. Follows standard operating procedures when performing job.


  1. Keeps supervisor informed of important developments, potential problems and related information necessary for effective management.Coordinates and communicates plans and activities with others, as appropriate to ensure a coordinated work effort and team approach.


  1. Performs related work as apparent or assigned.





To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High School education or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of related experience in a distribution center environment.
  • Ability to work a varied schedule based upon business needs.
  • Ability to accurately read and match numbers.



  • At least 6 months experience with AS400 or similar system.
  • At least 6 months data entry experience.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions and communicate to personnel at all levels.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work in a manner that promotes a safe working environment.
  • Ability to contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ability to obtain equipment license or power equipment certification as required.
  • Demonstrates Northern Tool + Equipment’s 12 Core Competencies.





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Ability to stand and walk throughout the facility during required length of the shift.
  • Frequently required bend, stoop, push and pull objects.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities include depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to talk and hear.
  • Ability to constantly lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to rarely lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work at heights up to 32 feet.
  • Ability to operate forklift, motorized pallet jack or other power equipment as necessary.









  • Protective hand wear required (gloves issued for individual assignment)


This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  It is not intended to be an entire list of all activities, tasks and skills required of people in the position.