Warehouse Worker Job Description

Warehouse Worker Job Description

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Warehouse worker provides direct daily supervision of warehouse personnel to meet customer requirements and ensure safe, clean and efficient operations of the warehouse.

Warehouse Worker Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Accurate and timely processing of state adoption orders
Drive lift trucks, counterbalance trucks
Accurately selecting product according to the customer’s order specifications
Load and unload product onto or from delivery vehicles, pallets
Perform picking/packing duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards
May or may not move product and materials using a pallet jack, electric pallet jack or other equipment
Operation Radio Frequency (RF) terminals for various functions including picking, quality, inventory, shipping
Determine the appropriate destination of product by scanning packages, reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and sorting packages accordingly
Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee accuracy of inventory
Participate in physical inventories and cycle counts

Warehouse Worker Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Warehouse Worker

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CSM, OSHA, EPA

Education for Warehouse Worker

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the warehouse worker 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, Sound, Graduate, Supervision, Management, Technical, Associates, Guidance, Computer

Skills for Warehouse Worker

Desired skills for warehouse worker include:

Responsibilities
Procedures and duties of other areas of the warehouse if necessary
Ability to operate a forklift and meet medium level physical exertion requirements
Procedures and duties of other areas of the warehouse
Material Handling issues
Warehouse terminology and practices
Microsoft Word
Internet
Microsoft Excel
State

Desired experience for warehouse worker includes:

Check or count products for accuracy and or damage/ infestation
May or may not be responsible for operating warehouse and computer equipment
Perform work in a safe and efficient manner
Overtime is required based on business demands
Previous warehouse/forklift operation experience a plus but not required
Select orders using an onboard computer system

Warehouse Worker Examples

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Warehouse Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of warehouse worker. 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 worker
  • Meet all productivity standards in a timely manner
  • Receives customer orders
  • The Warehouse Worker will perform all warehouse functions pertaining to department area
  • Picks orders as assigned rapidly, efficiently, and accurately
  • Receives incoming product as assigned rapidly, efficiently, and accurately
  • Knowledgeable with all applicable warehouse operational and quality procedures
  • Knowledgeable with all safety procedures and practices safe operation at all times
  • Assists in maintaining a neat and orderly warehouse
  • Consistently achieves or exceeds warehouse operational pick/pack/ship/receive volume and quality standards
  • Handles stock in a careful and safe manner
Qualifications for warehouse worker
  • Warehouse experience is preferred, but not required
  • Lift heavy objects (up to 60 – 75 pounds) with or without reasonable accommodations for the entire shift
  • Overtime will be required based on business needs
  • Must be able to physically and safely deliver products on roof
  • Minimum of 1 year of general factory, warehouse, inventory, or industrial experience
  • Must be able to lift up to 60lbs and work on your feet for an extended period of time
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Warehouse Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a warehouse worker. 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 worker
  • Package material for shipment according to shipping requirements and/or customer specified instruction
  • Performs equipment safety review
  • Anticipate and prevent accidents
  • Pay attention to environment and take the responsabilty to pick up any items out of place
  • Loading and Unloading, working in the assembly line
  • High Safety Orientation
  • Accurately handles all related paperwork or documents, recording or verifying pertinent information such as quantity picked, value, charges, destination, dimensions
  • Completes international packing lists by unit and by part number
  • Audits shipments prior to loading the truck verifying the load against the customer order
  • Unloading tires and other products while verifying accuracy
Qualifications for warehouse worker
  • Direct experience in item and line picking preferred
  • Requires ability to read numbers and text accurately, ability to use a material control system and computer terminal, and learn to operate material moving equipment including forklifts and related machinery
  • Able to operate motorized vehicles (fork trucks, cherry pickers, easy-go carts )
  • Familiarity with a computer keyboard
  • Knowledge of cGMP warehouse operations and familiar with various warehousing concepts
  • Report to and receive general technical and administrative guidance from Warehouse supervisor
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Warehouse Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a warehouse worker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for warehouse worker
  • Accurately picking and loading product on outgoing trucks
  • Pulling work order for the production floor
  • Place material on pallets and package material to be transported
  • Transport material
  • Control, label, and organize material in warehouse
  • Receiving and distribution of merchandise, warehouse stocking, filling of orders for store replenishment
  • Accurate picking and packing of product using Voice Directed Picking (VDP) to fill customer orders
  • Replenishment of product in loose pick locations
  • Quality control to ensure accuracy of customer orders
  • Picking, packing and processing of priority/rush customer orders.Unloading cases from conveyor lines and sorting by dock locations (based on carrier and destination)
Qualifications for warehouse worker
  • Arrange for the removal of Waste from the packaging Line(s)
  • Stage inventory materials for production use
  • Perform daily housekeeping in assigned areas
  • Comply with all safety related material handing procedures and equipment including fork-lift trucks and power pallet jacks
  • Promote teamwork and open communication
  • Assist in developing productivity improvement plans using Industrial excellence methodologies
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Warehouse Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of warehouse worker. 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 worker
  • Loading trucks both by hand and using equipment
  • Filling void in cartons
  • Sorting cases for international shipment
  • Put away all cartons and palletized product received on a daily basis
  • Maintain accuracy of bulk locations by performing daily cycle counts of all pallets received the previous day
  • Assembly of kits and samples according to guidelines
  • Sorting materials for combo/shrink pack orders running them through a shrink-wrap machine
  • Stamping textbooks to complete donations
  • Opening boxes and loading the conveyor lines with returned product
  • Keying returns into IMDS (warehouse management system) to ensure accurate and timely return to stock and credits to customers
Qualifications for warehouse worker
  • Ability to read and comprehend pick tickets, purchase orders, receiving slips, route slips and instructions
  • Must be able to do basic arithmetic
  • Able to work independently, without much supervision
  • Knowledge of manufacturing ERP system Axapta is a plus
  • Must have experience on stand up order pickers
  • Familiarity with both LTL and UPS shipping
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Warehouse Worker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of warehouse worker. 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 worker
  • Pulling and preparing product for Rework, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is pulled and ready to repair
  • Sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed
  • Follow, without exception all work instructions and safety rules in all activities performed
  • Carry out internal transfers of products (from production, receiving), considering the FIFO (First In/ First Out) methodology
  • Store items according to established procedures, maintaining proper storage procedures and rotating stock appropriately, ensuring compliance with safety and Company procedures
  • Notify the supervisor of any non-conforming products received from production or other sites
  • Participate, under supervision, in the freight management
  • Ensure the good condition of trucks/containers/ tanks, to guarantee that products are not damaged
  • Prepares orders by processing requests in the pick list, accurately and timely, pulling products, preparing packages for shipping and placing orders in delivery area, according to established procedures and guaranteeing compliance with customers’ requests
  • Maneuvers powered industrial truck to various locations throughout the Distribution Center
Qualifications for warehouse worker
  • Experience operating material handling equipment strongly preferred
  • Performance motivated
  • Computer skills/Excel recommended
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in United States
  • Knowledge of manufacturing ERP system
  • Standing while operating material handling equipment for most of the shift

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