Oriental Trading Company, Inc.

FC Inventory Clerk

Location US-NE-Omaha
Job Family
Fulfillment Center
Position Type
Posting Company
Oriental Trading Company


General Summary of Purpose:

Monitor and maintain accurate inventory throughout the system to support order fulfillment operations.

Detailed Description

Fulfillment Center Inventory Clerk

Are you ready for a career where fun means business?  Join us at Oriental Trading Company, a Berkshire Hathaway Company!

Essential Functions:

  • Run and work various system reports to proactively address inventory issues, to include product mix between buildings and held orders
  • Direct the movement of product to and from locations in accordance with slotting procedures
  • Solve problems noted by Stockers, Supervisors, and customer service staff by physically counting and checking merchandise in warehouse and submitting problems to Supervisor
  • Research inventory variance reports to ensure accuracy
  • Monitor product expiration dates and coordinate removal from stock
  • Maintain warehouse adjustments and adjustment codes
  • Count inventory located throughout warehouse and verify quantity, case packs, item number, and other information in accordance with cycle count schedule
  • Routinely clean-up old inventory to maintain location accuracy
  • Review bin transactions and history to research inventory discrepancies; recommend solutions and corrective actions to Supervisor
  • Prepare product samples for internal customers
  • Accurately records time and job functions using electronic time sheets
  • Follow company policies, procedures, and safe work practices
  • Interact and communicate with peers to achieve department objectives and goals
  • Actively participate in impact planning sessions and work to improve engagement
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance
  • Abides by all policies and procedures of Oriental Trading Company
  • Must be able to attend face to face meetings on short or little advance notice
  • Work requires in-person collaboration among colleagues and contractors.


Marginal Functions:

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Here’s what you need to join the fun:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work with spreadsheets
  • Good mathematical and analytical skills
  • Focused and detail oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of inventory control normally acquired through OTC job experience
  • Ability to communicate and understand English in verbal and written form
  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team environment
  • Ability to respond with flexibility to changing work demands
  • May be necessary to work required extra hours, including weekends based on business needs
  • May be required to perform any of the above functions at any of the company locations



  • OTC Fulfillment Center experience preferred


Other Qualifications and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk and/or stand for the duration of the shift
  • Ability to squat and/or bend frequently
  • Ability to reach overhead to 72” with both arms
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs frequently
  • Ability to carry up to 35 lbs a 15 foot distance
  • Ability to Occasionally lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to occasionally push/pull totes and rolling carts with up to 50 lbs of force
  • Ability to work in elevated work areas up to 28 feet high
  • Ability to occasionally climb stairs and frequently utilize step stools to access assigned work zones and product



Equipment Utilization:

General office equipment, PC, tape gun, telephone, 10-key by touch, RF gun, radio, hand pallet jack, box knife


Description of Working Conditions:

Work takes place in a warehouse environment with exposure to noise, extreme temperatures, and dust.


All work and no play just isn’t our style. Join us today!


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Oriental Trading Company (www.orientaltrading.com), is the nation’s largest direct retailer of value-priced party supplies, arts and crafts, toys and novelties, and a leading provider of teaching supplies and affordable home décor and giftware. Founded in 1932 by a Japanese American, the Oriental Trading' history of fun spans the better part of the last century. Today, Oriental Trading offers more than 60,000 products to individuals, teachers, schools, churches, businesses and nonprofits. With a corporate vision to “Make Life More Fun,” Oriental Trading (a Berkshire Hathaway company) spreads joy and smiles to millions each year through a robust family of brands; Oriental Trading, Fun Express, MindWare, SmileMakers, Morris Costumes and halloweenexpress.com.



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