Warehouse Assistant Job Description

Warehouse Assistant Job Description

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Warehouse assistant provides support to the project and Operation team in all aspects of safety, occupational health, safety and environmental issues.

Warehouse Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective warehouse assistant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included warehouse assistant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Sorts and places materials on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code
Utilizes material handling equipment such as forklifts
Other duties and projects as assign
Pulls and distributes stock to fill technician requests
Maintains daily inventory records through the use of a computerized inventory system
Generates parts lists and completes requisition forms for supply replenishment
Utilizes material handling equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks
Conducts End of Month inventory audits which involves accurate counting, data entry, and resolution of any discrepancies
Conducts monthly fleet vehicle inspections and communicates findings to site management
Updates and improves job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications and participating in ongoing technical trainings

Warehouse Assistant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, DOT, PMP, FLT, ASE, ITE, H2S, CSTS, APICS, IATA

Education for Warehouse Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in Education, Business, General Education, Management, Associates, Supply Chain Management, Technical, Business/Administration, Engineering, Communication

Skills for Warehouse Assistant

Desired skills for warehouse assistant include:

Company products and services
Occupational Safety and Health Act and implications in the implementation of job duties/responsibilities
ERP systems
Functions and related tasks in each area of the warehouse
Occupational Safety and Health Act and its implications in the implementation of job responsibilities
Warehouse activities and the flow of work
Computers
Microsoft Office programs
Excel
SAP

Desired experience for warehouse assistant includes:

Must meet company hiring criteria for pre-employment screening to include drug test and criminal background
Previous experience with a computer inventory system preferred.Effective interpersonal communication skills required
Individual should be physically fit and be able to lift object weighing up to 50lbs on occasion walk and remain standing for long periods of time
Bin and shelf inventory maintenance and stock
Minimum of 3 years working experience in the physical checking, inventory control, handling and warehousing operation function
Knowledge of computer is a must

Warehouse Assistant Examples

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Warehouse Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a warehouse assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse assistant
  • Ensures GDPs
  • Assisting with the upholstery shop
  • Assisting with inventory cycle counts (counting inventory, organizing and assisting with storage of materials)
  • Assisting with database updates (adjusting inventory counts, updating part descriptions, issuing materials to customers)
  • May act as a point person with the Project Management group on receipts and shipment of client supplied materials (CSM)
  • Tracks materials, tools and equipment and performs order fulfillment processes on multiple programs
  • Loads Company trucks with tools and equipment
  • Collects and sorts packages, records and supplies
  • Performs work involving kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling or other uncomfortable positions
  • Wears safety equipment and follows established safety practices and procedures
Qualifications for warehouse assistant
  • Minimum of zero to two (0-2) years of materials experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a GMP environment strongly preferred
  • Physically fit to carry out lifting, stacking, pushing and material handling functions (30 pounds)
  • Ability to utilize a hand cart, pallet jack and drive forklift
  • On-the-job and/or classroom training as required
  • Satisfactory performance and attendance in present job
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Warehouse Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of warehouse assistant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse assistant
  • Safety behaviours
  • Picking, packing and shipping of manufactured product
  • Receiving and storage of materials and supplies
  • Maintenance of company computer records and recording stock movements
  • General warehouse and store work
  • Maintain company warehouse assets, tool trailers and company pool vehicles
  • Coordinate loading/unloading/repair/replacement of tools and equipment on tool trailers Maintain and provide oversight of general facility and warehouse maintenance and upkeep
  • Proactively seeking out ways to improve overall efficiency and functionality of the warehouse
  • Ensuring proper levels of housekeeping are maintained
  • Maintaining daily inspections for mobile equipment
Qualifications for warehouse assistant
  • Previous experience with a computer inventory system preferred
  • Must have knowledge of federal and state DOT rules and regulations
  • May be required to meet DOT rules and regulations, including DOT certifications and drug testing
  • May require valid state driver’s license, commercial license or chauffeur’s license
  • Ability to perceive differences in color
  • Proficiency in the English Language, both written and oral
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Warehouse Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of warehouse assistant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for warehouse assistant
  • Please attach UPDATED resume!
  • This position involves lifting and carrying objects weighing 50 lbs or more
  • Pulling small orders
  • Reviews records for accuracy of information and compliance with established Company procedures, and to determine adequacy of stock levels
  • Help drivers load supply and offload their trucks
  • Sort , verify and segregate hazardous waste containers to be loaded to outbound trailers
  • Audit incoming containers for accurate paperwork and container count
  • Receive supplies
  • Keep warehouse looking neat
  • Use forklift
Qualifications for warehouse assistant
  • Be physically fit, hardworking and able to adapt in an odorous environment
  • Resourceful and willing to adopt newer storage methods and practices
  • Interpretation of chemical hazards labels
  • Prior experience of using outlook other MS office packages is required
  • This position involves physical work and therefore suitable for male individuals that are in excellent physical condition
  • Must be able to keep a cool head in times of stress
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Warehouse Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of warehouse assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse assistant
  • Assess stock levels of the warehouse and report needs to supervisor
  • Stock supplies on shelves and perform warehouse maintenance
  • Receive stock and ship orders
  • Assist in maintenance of infusion pumps, IV poles and ancillary infusion equipment
  • Ensure that all tasks performed follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and comply with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) principles designed to protect the product from adulteration
  • Assist other Teams as and when required
  • Cyclic stock taking as required
  • Special projects and other requests as determined from time to time
  • Performs physical equipment inventories on a regular basis, deliveries and driving
  • Verify transport documents and communicate with reception (shift leaders and lab assistants)
Qualifications for warehouse assistant
  • Possess a high level of attention to details
  • Ability to pass drug screening, background check
  • Physical Abilities Evaluation (PAE) Required
  • May require a maximum candidate weight limit of 325 pounds dressed in working clothes
  • Must be able to perform work involving kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling
  • May require working outside in all kinds of weather
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Warehouse Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a warehouse assistant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for warehouse assistant
  • Register data in GCIS, ISO documents, NIR
  • This position is responsible for assist Distribution Hub Manager on daily administration and performance analysis in warehouse
  • Assist warehouse operation in Distribution Hub for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Efficiency for the tasks of data analysis
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships internally in the factory with special focus on the production to secure 100% punctual delivery of raw materials to production lines and 100% punctual delivery of finished products to customers
  • Assist manager to make work plan and manning plan & follow up the plan execution
  • Implement, run and develop visual management in warehouse
  • Constantly strive to find and implement efficiency improvements both regarding Kanban setup and warehouse procedures
  • Assist manager to secure structure and order in warehouse
  • Manage and follow up waste in the factory
  • Ensure that if any equipment is damaged or not up to standard it is reported to Warehouse Manager
Qualifications for warehouse assistant
  • May require working in an environment that is not heated or air conditioned
  • Must be willing to work day, evening or night tours
  • May require valid state driver's license, commercial license or chauffeur’s license, whichever is applicable, appropriate to weight and size of vehicle driven, dependent on state and federal licensing requirements
  • May require satisfactory driving record check
  • May require a security check
  • Must have experience in the pool industry

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