Warehouse Operator Job Description

Warehouse Operator Job Description

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Warehouse operator provides training in proper procedures, and supervision of any other operations personnel in designated warehouse operations.

Warehouse Operator Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Use computer system SAP (training will be supplied)
Assists in inventory control procedures
Familiarizes themselves with Company and Plant policies concerning traffic procedures, security, reports, , and with applicable Federal and industry regulations concerning freight shipments
Oversees warehouse operations, ensuring sufficient inventory and following up on shipping related inquiries
Operate forklift equipment to move product from the palletizer and within the warehouse to trailers and various other warehouse locations and operate in a manner maintaining required sanitation levels
Package orders and prepare required packing slips/shipping docs
Use an Electric forklift (Stand-up Reach)
Load and unload trucks & pick-ups
Pace items in various locations in the warehouse manually & with the use of a forklift
Use scan gun to properly locate inventory

Warehouse Operator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, IATA, DOT, HAZMAT, COSHH, IMDG

Education for Warehouse Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in General Education, Education, Associates, Supervision, Business, Public Safety, Manufacturing, Technical, Industrial, Sound

Skills for Warehouse Operator

Desired skills for warehouse operator include:

SAP
Warehouse operations
Proper use of all cleaning chemicals
Procedures
Microsoft office
Basic concepts
Excel and Word
MS Outlook
Methods
Food safety

Desired experience for warehouse operator includes:

Do a daily cleaning of both workstation & warehouse
Serve customers/truck drives for various product pick-up
May be required shovel snow from various entries & main gate
Clerical work may also be required (order receptions/final invoicing)
Performs other duties related to GMP, shipping, receiving, minor maintenance, or other duties as required by the supervisor
Operates all the equipment associated with warehousing

Warehouse Operator Examples

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Warehouse Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse operator
  • Checking receipts against suppliers Advice Notes, recording receipt details and advising Procurement/Progress of any anomalies
  • Logging in and controlled distribution of commercial items
  • Ensure that receipts of all hazardous materials are given top priority and cleared immediately into their appropriate storage areas
  • Receive and issue materials for Ministry requirements as related to Bonded Stores
  • Receive and issue materials as required in the chemical, commercial and hazardous material stores
  • Assist in routine store checks
  • Raise documentation associated with any deliveries that do not conform to the order requirements
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety Rules and Regulations are adhered to, and report potential hazards to the Stores/Goods Inwards Manager
  • Awareness of ITAR/EAR processes
  • Operates forklift to move freight into and out of the Ft
Qualifications for warehouse operator
  • Operates stand up forklift to move freight into and out of the Atlanta Consolidated Warehouse
  • Frequent to constant neck/trunk flexion
  • Constant uses of upper extremities to pinch, grasp, and carry small parts
  • Frequent to constant reaching, grasping and use of forceful exertion to manipulate, lift, and/or move parts from pallets, boxes or shelves
  • Complies with company rules and policies and follows instructions from supervisory and management personnel
  • Technical high school graduate or above
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Warehouse Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a warehouse operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse operator
  • Prepare outbound shipments for internal customers and for external customers both domestically and internationally
  • Fill inventory stocking requests and complete par level stocking of the production floor as needed
  • Count and examine raw materials, supplies, finished product, to verify completeness against appropriate documents
  • Prepare out bound paperwork including packing lists, BOL’s and shipping labels
  • Loading and off-loading packaged materials
  • Verify inbound purchase orders and customer return quantities and quality
  • Ensures compliance to Environment Canada regulations
  • Managers transportation security requirements
  • Validates and works to minimize demurrage
  • Stack/un-stack products as needed, lifting/carrying up to 35 lbs
Qualifications for warehouse operator
  • One year of work experience is required
  • Through previous work experience, must demonstrate a work history of good workplace attendance and safe and quality conscious work performance
  • Minimum 1 year of forklift driving experience
  • Subjects of patriots and veterans affairs will be given preference
  • 6months -2 years of experience in related field
  • Prefer experience in logistics within a life science company
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Warehouse Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a warehouse operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse operator
  • Responsible for counting and replenishing inventories and communicating low inventory in a timely manner to prevent out-of-stock status
  • Load and unload truck according to standard process and safe work practices
  • Handle incoming and outgoing shipments by checking them physically against shipping document
  • Ensure posting of outbound deliveries by processing BOL and checking out drivers
  • Load truck based on predetermined load plans to ensure safety of shipment
  • Pull, stage and ship finished goods
  • Operate forklift/Rollgrab to transport shipments from the storage area to the truck
  • Loading/unloading bulk liquid materials utilizing railcars, tank trucks, and Iso-tanks
  • Bulk liquid material transfers throughout specified tank farms
  • Varying aspects of materials handling activities including palletized products, drums, IBCs
Qualifications for warehouse operator
  • Knowledge of basic computer systems and logistics related databases preferred
  • Must be able to meet certain physical requirements including standing, squatting, bending and lifting up to 50 lbs
  • There is a physical aspect to this role, so a fair degree of fitness is required
  • Flexible and an eagerness to help
  • Usage of LF and LO forklifts
  • Shipping, receiving, inventory and dispensing of raw materials and production supplies
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Warehouse Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a warehouse operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for warehouse operator
  • Preparation and loading of finished products for domestic and export shipments
  • Prepare cycle count schedules for target inventory
  • Perform various inventory transfers
  • Preparing shipments using appropriate e-spec(s)
  • Preparing and verifying shipping documentation
  • Filling production lines with components and labels
  • This role has administrative duties including and not limited to phone monitoring, interacting with truck drivers to ensure paperwork is correct and drivers arrive at correct dock
  • Pick merchandise from the distribution center and transport it to the shipping bay
  • Receive merchandise for return or delivery and verify its contents
  • Count and stock merchandise based on inventory control log
Qualifications for warehouse operator
  • Finished product shipment to the North America Consolidated Warehouses
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and concern for accuracy
  • Communicate with drivers, employees, customers, vendors, in a professional manner
  • Operates appropriate material handling equipment to transport stored items from warehouse to plant or to pick up items from several locations for shipment
  • Stack product appropriately, label application as needed, and use of RF scanner if required
  • 1+ years working in a manufacturing/warehouse environment
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Warehouse Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse operator
  • Treat merchandise with care and concern at all times
  • Additional Jobs as needed
  • Business needs may dictate the assignment of other duties as needed
  • Understanding and supporting JMS Decatur Safety Program policies and performing work related activities in a safe manner
  • Using forklift to pick up pallets and stack in trailer
  • Picking product to ensure the proper use of FIFO in stock rotation
  • Moving drop trailers from and to the docks to load and unload
  • Moving empty box cars in and out of the building in a safe manner
  • Pulling finished goods pallet from the production line, ensuring the pallet has the proper amount of bags, bales, and that the pallet is in good condition and can be safely put away in the warehouse
  • Unloading inbound trucks/trailers to include checking product and using a forklift to remove product and store in a bay
Qualifications for warehouse operator
  • Forklift experience with a Stand-up Reach
  • Will be dealing with both customers & truck drives
  • WORD/EXCEL experience would be a plus
  • Ingredient, packaging materials, supplies, and equipment receipt
  • Material transfer and warehouse management/maintenance
  • Able to proactively work independently with others with limited supervision

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