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Order Clerk Resume

An order clerk resume highlights the candidate's proficiency in the calculation, interpretation, analysis, and compilation of order-related statistics, and preparing appropriate reports. It also expresses your interests and goals pertaining to your career line, bearing utmost relevance to the needs of the employer or the specifications of the job that you are seeking. While it describes your expertise in handling order requests for goods or services for a given organization, it also puts your skills at disposal, for display. Your resume is a highly effective tool for marketing your profile; it's a mediator that enables communication between you and the employer. Use your tool carefully, so as to ensure the best outcomes. Visiting the company website for details about their vision would be rewarding. Contacting the company and talking to one of their recruiters to discuss their needs, will provide further clarity as to the organization of information according to its importance.

The resume opens with your contact details, followed by an objective, then a decent profile summary, which describes your role as an order clerk in the previous employments, within 6-8 bulleted points. See below for a free sample of an order clerk resume, and refer to the profile summary that's illustrated there. You'll notice that the sentences are constructed with an aim to project abundant information in brief. Carefully study the arrangement of information here. You need to strive to achieve perfection in this section, as it plays a major role in drawing the reader's attention towards your application. Here, include only those details that are of utmost importance; a good idea would be to write down all that you can think of and pick only those ones that bear strong relevance to the job specifications.

Following the summary, you need to include a Key Skills section, to illustrate your professional qualities and highlight your clerical skills, within 5-6 sentences, framing them with extra care, so as to project as much as you can, within the alloted space. You need to take care not to make your resume lengthy. Know that the reader of your resume is a busy recruiter and you need to facilitate him with an easy, simple, and an informative read, so as to gain his confidence. Successfully maintaining uniformity throughout your application, will definitely win you the chance of an interview. Keep your resume totally employee centered.

Given below is an order clerk resume sample, showing contents that are quite specific to the standard job profile. Pay close attention to the simplicity, precision, and brevity that's found in its contents. Strive to achieve perfection here. Refer to the contents of the sample below, but do not copy them entirely, for that is most likely to result in a generic resume, which generally means nothing to the recruiters.

Curtis M. Ramos
2103 Smithfield Avenue
Amarillo, TX 79101
(806) 674-0850


Order Clerk, with over 3 years of experience in processing orders, collecting appropriate payments, and related functions, seeks an opportunity to expand within the sector of appliance sales and repair services, sharing the vision of your organization in order to aim for peak of knowledge and advancement.

Profile Summary:

  • Processed incoming orders received through mail or telephone, for merchandise sales, and installation and repair services
  • Prepared invoices and shipping agreements, responsible for typing out order forms and recording all statistical data for report generation
  • Involved in inventory check for merchandise availability and assessing the time taken by the labor personnel to complete a given task, for performance assessment and developmental research
  • Estimated the time of completion of the order requests, determining its cost, and checking for any incompleteness or errors
  • Coordinated the verification of customer information, ascertaining their credit ratings at times
  • Communicated incoming orders to appropriate departments, preparing for delivery as soon as the orders are processed
  • Coordinated with various departments such as sales, production, stores, and the shipment team to track the progress of pending/ongoing orders
  • Collected payments for delivery, recording all transactions, and responsible for forwarding checks and money orders for processing

Key Skills:

  • Experienced in performing data entry using advanced techniques, at 45 WPM
  • Expert in verbal and written communication, languages known - English, Russian
  • Ability to work under seemingly stressful situations and still meet deadlines, adhering to the set standards and regulations
  • Quick decisiveness, with strong problem solving and situation handling skills
  • Efficient in providing high quality customer service and client after-sales support
  • Microsoft Office Works, Adobe Pagemaker, Coreldraw, STATA, SPSS, Unibase, EpiData

Work Experience:

Oct 2008 - Feb 2012
Golden Spread Co. - Amarillo, TX
Order Clerk


Diploma in Interdisciplinary Studies 2008
Midway Alternative High School and College


Available upon request

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