A Warehouse Worker, or Warehouse Associate or Clerk, is responsible for carrying out the logistics of receiving, processing, storing and sending inventory according to purchase orders and shipping schedules. Their duties include loading orders onto trucks and shipping containers, organizing incoming stock, and putting the appropriate labels on outgoing parcels.
Warehouse Workers can directly work for a company or for a third-party shipping or storage company to facilitate the delivery of products to businesses and consumers. They work as part of a team to coordinate company operations and complete workflows in order according to schedule. Warehouse Workers accept orders, enter them into the warehouse database and keep track of how much of each type of item or material they have in stock. They operate picking and lifting machines according to safety regulations and keep aisles clear and free of debris to make it easy to access bins and pallets.
Collecting merchandise from the distribution center and safely transporting materials to the shipping bay.
Receiving and documenting merchandise for delivery or return.
Keeping an inventory of all merchandise entering or exiting the warehouse.
Identifying any missing, lost or damaged materials and immediately notify the supervisor.
Ensuring that all the merchandise is safely and securely packed and labeled for shipping.
Managing all merchandise with appropriate care.
Assisting with training of newly employed workers.
Scanning labels to ensure products are shipped to the right destination.
Skills and Qualifications:
Prior experience working in a warehouse
Knowledge of operating a forklift
Ability to work on feet for 8 hours and carry loads up to 80 pounds
Ability to work independently and safely
$14 - $20 per hour