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Warehouse Inventory Clerk

Portland, OR
Job Type
Salary: $14.00 /hour

Job Summary

Henry V -- the Northwest's leading communications agency specializing in live events - seeks to add an Inventory Assistant to its winning team. Henry V offers competitive wages, full benefits, and an exciting team atmosphere.

The growth of our company will be dependent our ability to make things happen for our clients at the highest quality of service and competitive price. At the same time, it is critical that we manage client relationships to be mutually beneficial, respectful and continually demonstrative of the value we bring them.

Candidates must have exceptional customer service, leadership, communication, and organization skills. Stop now if you cannot claim all four.

Primary Position Requirements:

Assist the Ship and Store management team with all of the tasks required to fulfill a client event. Sometimes exciting, often monotonous, but always something different. This entry-level position is a great way to learn about live events, tradeshows and point of purchase retail.

  • Pack the goods in shipping containers, develop shipping labels and shipping documents and ensure that all order have been filled correctly.
  • Verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments by counting, weighing and/ or measuring items comparing with information on packing slip and/ or purchase order; record any discrepancies or damage.
  • Open crates and other containers using hand tools to unpack items received. Inspect shipments for damage and defects.
  • Move inventory to various locations manually and by operating mechanical equipment, including fork lift, pallet jack and hand truck.
  • Sort and store items according to established procedures.
  • Drive the company truck to various locations for delivery of various materials.
  • Operate tools, equipment and vehicles according to prescribed safety procedures.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting, carrying, etc.

Minimum Job/Skill Requirements:

  • Intermediate competency with Microsoft Office Suite software
  • Basic math skills -- arithmetic, ratios, units-of-measure conversion, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to work in a warehouse environment
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to formulate articulate questions
  • Ability to operate a forklift, pallet jack and a hand truck
  • Ability to work well under very tight deadlines
  • Ability to stay focused amid competing priorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs

Preferred Job/Skill Abilities:

  • These skills are not essential for hiring qualification, but priority will be given to better qualified candidates:
  • Experience in marketing or advertising
  • Experience in working in a tradeshow environment, either in a build environment or onsite
  • Experience working in a warehouse environment
  • Demonstrated creativity -- "MacGyver" ingenuity
  • Ability to instill confidence in clients that the job "is handled"

General Henry V Requirements:

  • Keen interest and commitment to business communications, PR, and live corporate events
  • "The buck stops here" attitude
  • Driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier for inclusion on our insurance
  • Confidence, preparedness, guts, diligence, energy, and charisma
  • Creative, resourceful, and flexible approach to solving problems
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Communication of duties and responsibilities to other project team members
  • Close liaison and cooperation with Henry V Project managers
  • Adherence to internal Henry V procedures and accounting deadlines
  • Professional and frugal management of company resources
  • Sharing team duties, responsibilities and chores
  • Occasional business travel and on-site event duties
  • Ability to accomplish any task with minimal instruction or supervision
  • Willingness to work extraordinary hours and jump tall buildings in a single bound when required
  • Clean driving record
  • Sense of humor

Your performance will be evaluated in the following key categories:

  • Customer Satisfaction -- the extent to which your clients and customers are satisfied with the service they receive from Henry V
  • Internal Team Satisfaction -- the extent to which your work contributes to overall teamwork, collaboration and harmony within the broader Henry V environment

The bottom line:

All positions require a significant level of industry experience, focused professionalism, a strong work ethic and deep commitment to customer service.

If you are not turned on by irrational clients, impossible deadlines, grumpy (sometimes) co-workers, and grueling hours, then you probably shouldn't apply. We work hard and play hard (but you have to do the hard work first. . .)

EEOC Notices:

Position requires: sitting or standing for long periods of time, lifting up to 70 pounds, extensive use of computer; driving an automobile; visual inspection, differentiation, and proofreading client collateral; regular national or international travel but with out-of-town stays rarely exceeding seven days; non-disclosure agreement required.


Hourly wage, full-time, non exempt, Health, 401k, Paid vacation, sick and holidays, and other benefits after introductory period. Henry V is an equal opportunity employer.

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