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Sample Associate Clerk (Washington, DC)

PT, hourly, non-exempt position located in Washington, DC showroom. Reports to Regional Sales Manager.

Summary / Objective

The Sample Associate will fulfill and process sample orders, accept incoming shipments, and perform an array of functions that may include receiving, storing, processing and distributing incoming and outgoing samples, materials and products, picking and filling orders from Sample Stock, packing and shipping orders, or managing, organizing and retrieving stock; ensuring accuracy and timeliness of all job functions and ensuring a consistent and smooth operation so that supplied are located and distributed properly in an effective and efficient manner to satisfy all internal and external customer requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains accurate sample inventory levels and ordering replenishment “sample stock”
  • Record amounts of materials or items received or distributed via appropriate computer program
  • Restocks supplies and inventory; places special orders as needed.
  • Receives, stores, processes and/or distributes all material, products, orders, stock, etc
  • Distribute items from receiving or storage areas to shipping or other designated areas
  • Processing inbound samples shipped from vendors
  • Daily processing of sample proposals
  • Pulling materials, preparing boxes, FedEx labels, etc.
  • Physically pull samples accurately
  • Place orders with vendors for material as required
  • Responsible for quality control of work being produced
  • Accepts, verifies, inspects and records all deliveries according to policy
  • Maintains organization level and cleanliness of the sample department
  • Maintain storage area by organizing floor space and recommending improvements
  • Handles complaints related to samples/shipments as needed, notifiers supervisor of any issues
  • Ability to communicate with and work well with customers, clients, sales support, sample clerks/associates, products specialist and sales staff
  • Ability to lift material not to exceed 70 pounds
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


  • Thorough understanding of sample department policies and procedures; excellent safety management
  • Positive and proactive attitude; self-starter; ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Teamwork orientation/collaboration/team player; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Dependable, punctual and excellent attendance
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task; able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Technical capacity; quick learner; thoroughness; excellent follow up
  • Ability to understand and respect confidentiality, ethical conduct

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma/GED or equivalent required.

Please submit cover letter and resume along with desired salary range to:

Stone Source is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Stone Source is a design-driven company that provides natural stone, porcelain tile and other materials. Headquartered in New York City, the company has showrooms in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, East Hampton, Houston, Los Angeles, Nashville, New Jersey, New York and Washington DC, and offices in Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. For over 30 years, the company has remained dedicated to serving the needs of architects and designers with cutting-edge, high-quality surfaces.

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