a worker in a stockroom who is in charge of the materials and goods stored there.
a clerk responsible for replenishing the stock displayed in a grocery store, hardware store, etc.
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Examples from the Web for stock clerk
I remarked this, and that I was the stock-clerk, and that I feared he was visiting on our heads the sins of others.A Man of Samples|Wm. H. Maher