Warehouse Laborer Job Description

Warehouse Laborer Job Description

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Warehouse laborer provides leadership in all aspects of warehouse operations including staffing, inventory controls, and distribution of inbound and outbound material.

Warehouse Laborer Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Haul materials and equipment to work site
Conditioning activities such as sizing, gravity operation, bagging, palletizing
Unloading and unpacking shipments
Inbound Processing
Scanning and shelving parts
Data Entry into computerized inventory control system
Barcode Scanning
Inbound/Outbound Shipping
Skilled on the Computer and with Computer Applications
Ensure equipment is operating properly and safely before use

Warehouse Laborer Qualifications

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

Education for Warehouse Laborer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse laborer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Supervision, Technical, Manufacturing, Communication, Associates

Skills for Warehouse Laborer

Desired skills for warehouse laborer include:

Inventory management
Hand tools and fasteners
Distribution Center/Warehouse work
Production agriculture and production plant operations
Construction materials/plant equipment also
Excel
Internet
Microsoft Outlook
Project material operations and functions
Word

Desired experience for warehouse laborer includes:

Demonstrated flexibility with work schedule
A minimum of three years related experience and/or training, preferably in the oil and gas industry
Must accurately complete the corresponding paperwork of delivery and return to the office
Warehouse duties as assigned
DOT Medical Card & MA Hoisting License preferred
Must be able to physically and safely deliver products

Warehouse Laborer Examples

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Warehouse Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of warehouse laborer. 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 laborer
  • Loads and unloads containerized waste from trucks, vans and trailers
  • Performs hands-on operations such as drum pumping and drum dumping
  • Completes general housekeeping in the warehouse (sweeping, cleaning, straightening)
  • Unloading trucks using a pallet jack, restacking, scanning and inventory
  • Assemble, address, stamp, and ship merchandise or material
  • Unpack, verify, and record incoming merchandise or material
  • Restock and replenish as appropriate
  • Fill in for other positions as needed
  • Perform general warehouse/production/cooler service duties
  • Perform property-tending duties
Qualifications for warehouse laborer
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel
  • Regularly lift and/or move objects up to 50lbs
  • Ability to stand for 8-12 hour shifts on concrete floors in a non-air conditioned warehouse
  • Willingness to learn new job functions and contribute to the team's success
  • Commitment to being at work, on time and to give 100% best efforts
  • Order picker forklift would be nice
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Warehouse Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a warehouse laborer. 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 laborer
  • Maintain overall acceptable attendance
  • Wrapping pallets
  • Basic warehouse shipping/receiving
  • Unloading and loading pallets
  • Preparing/wrapping appliances for shipments
  • Maintaining clean and safe working environment through general warehouse clean up
  • Filling and making orders from warehouse
  • Answering phones and talking with customers
  • Receiving freight and packing freight onto pallets
  • Putting orders and tracking orders in computer
Qualifications for warehouse laborer
  • Must tolerate heights up to 30 ft
  • Must transfer boxes weighing up to 55 lbs
  • Lifting and carrying product a distance of 6 ft
  • Or crouch and lift up to 75 lbs
  • High School diploma/GED and valid driver’s license
  • Minimum 2 years verifiable driving experience
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Warehouse Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse laborer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse laborer
  • Sort the cores as required via various information given
  • Must be willing to provide employment references and previous work experience upon request*
  • Assist in loading and unloading items from delivery trucks
  • Prepare pallets for handling objects appropriately
  • Perform pre-checks on powered tools to ensure that they are in proper working order
  • Perform minor troubleshooting activities when needed
  • Pick orders from storage areas and verify the accuracy of order from order sheets
  • Count quantity of items asked for by the customer and ensure that any broken things are isolated and reported to the supervisor immediately
  • Operate electric pallet jack to lift and transport items to the labeling and quality control section.( if needed)
  • Make sure that all items are boxed and appropriately labeled
Qualifications for warehouse laborer
  • Must be able to pass and maintain D.O.T
  • Must be self-motivated, positive, high degree of integrity, dependable, able to perform job with minimal supervision, within given time standards
  • Needs to be flexible with overtime (THIS IS A MUST)
  • Utilize power tools and various equipment as needed to perform duties
  • Must have win/win attitude with high-energy leadership abilities
  • Strong communications (verbal and written)
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Warehouse Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse laborer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for warehouse laborer
  • Assemble parts and components using little pieces and tools
  • Make sure that any unusual incidents or accidents are reported to the supervisor immediately
  • Perform a variety of warehousing tasks such as replenishing pick locations
  • Perform labeling, sorting and storing of picked products
  • Stacking materials
  • Assisting in weekly inventory of product
  • General housekeeping and specific sanitation tasks
  • Perform pre-checks on powered tools to ensure
  • Loading of Bobtails, 53’,48’, 45’, and 28’Trailers using DOT prescribed” Load Securement” Methods
  • Use Defensive Driving Techniques for Operation of Non Tractor Trailer Vehicles
Qualifications for warehouse laborer
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Person should have experience working in Shipping and/or Receiving
  • A solid understanding of Mapics (AS400) is a plus but the right person can be trained
  • High school diploma or equivalent and related experience is required
  • May be required to lift or move up to 75 pounds and push carts with loads up to 200 pounds
  • Will climb stairs on an occasional basis
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Warehouse Laborer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a warehouse laborer. 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 laborer
  • Good Clear handwriting, with the ability to generate hand written manifest
  • Safe operation of manual and Electric pallet jacks, forklifts, and reach trucks
  • Ensure that all products are free from damage by visual inspection, loaded and packed / secured “to ride”
  • Assist with various projects, product maintenance and storage
  • Maintain clean and safe working area throughout the shift
  • Label, sort, wrap, tie, pack and re-stack product when necessary
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of supervisors and non barganing unit project workers toward a common goal
  • Conduct Inventory, and cycle counts as needed
  • Perform other duties as asssigned
  • Operate manual pallet-jacks to move pallets in the warehouse
Qualifications for warehouse laborer
  • Will lift up to 35 lb., push or pull greater than 35 lb
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required (must be verifiable)
  • Punctuality and a great work ethic!
  • Familiarity with computers, (MS Office skills are a plus)
  • Agricultural or farming experience, a plus
  • Willing to work extra hours and an occasional Saturday

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