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Inventory Control Clerk

Spokane Valley, WA

 AFCO Distribution & Milling is a division of Skagit Farmers Supply, a diversified, local agricultural supply cooperative. Skagit Farmers Supply was founded in Burlington, WA in 1934 and has grown into four core business divisions: agronomy, retail, energy, and wholesale distribution & milling. Our commitment is to provide quality products and services to our customers and community partners. 

AFCO serves as the company’s wholesale and feed manufacturing division. We distribute products including pet food & supplies, animal feed & supplies, as well as a wide variety of wildlife products. Deliveries are provided by a fleet of company trucks from the company’s distribution center warehouses located in Burlington, Centralia & Spokane Valley, WA. 


• Ensure compliance with all inventory control measures 

• Work with others to ensure all staff has required training and accountability in their inventory control responsibilities 

• Verify the accuracy of inventory by cycle counting and scheduling methods 

• Monitor expiration dates and bin-label accuracy during cycle count practices and enforce proper product rotation and bin-labeling 

• Recognize, prevent and investigate potential security risks and reasons for shrink and theft 

• Participate in monthly staff meetings and communicate information on inventory issues 

• Work with staff to minimize security risks and reduce inventory shrink 

• Maintain a safe and clean work environment 

• Operate forklift truck 

• Exhibit an ability to get along with others 

• Practice punctual and reliable attendance 

• Perform other duties as assigned 


• High school diploma or equivalent 

• Must pass pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment 

• Possess a valid driver license and maintain a safe driving record 

• Physical ability to stand for extended periods; walk, bend, stoop and kneel frequently 

• Lift, carry and load 60-pound (minimum) weight requirements 

• Commitment to excellence and high standards especially in terms of providing outstanding customer service 

• Proficiency operating and navigating Microsoft Windows operating system 

• Proven track record of being dependable and reliable 

• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with co-workers and customers 

• Strong organizational, multi-tasking, problem-solving, and analytical skills with an emphasis on calculating figures and amounts 


• Experience working in a warehouse setting 

• Product knowledge in one or more of the following areas: feed, seed, pet food & supplies, fencing, animal health, tack, clothing & footwear, lawn & garden or wild bird supplies (strongly preferred) 

• Experience with Microsoft Excel, Agvantage, Epicor or similar retail POS software 

• Experience using RF (radio frequency) scanning technology and equipment 


This is a full time, 40 hours per week position (schedule may vary). Monday – Friday. Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends. 


$17 – 19.00/hour. After meeting eligibility requirements, benefits include: 

Medical Insurance
Paid Vacation*
Employee Discounts
Dental Insurance
Sick Pay
Dependent Tuition Reimbursement
Life Insurance
9 Paid Holidays
Employee Assistance Program
Long-Term Disability Insurance
401(k)Retirement Match
Employee Profit Sharing
Two to six weeks annually,depending on length of full-time service.