Warehouse Stocker & Stock Controllers
Stockers ensure all shelves and storage areas have enough product stock within a warehouse. They receive and deliver merchandise, maintain product records, organize materials and store and label items. Stockers also receive, unload and unpack shipments and review their labels before they move them to the right location. Stocking associates obtain shipments at a store and ensure their accuracy. They also stock items within a warehouse or on a retail establishment’s sales floor. In addition, stocking associates maintain store inventory, generate price labels for products, order replacement products, prepare each product for shipment and return defective materials as necessary.
Warehouse workers & Assistants
This includes various duties hence staff must be very flexible. Warehouse workers perform many duties including receiving and processing various stocks and materials, filling, packing, shipping and loading orders and managing and retrieving stock. Warehouse workers also prepare orders, pull materials, pack boxes and place orders. In addition, they complete deliveries by driving a vehicle to and from vendors. They use a variety of tools like hand and power tools on a daily basis and assist other trades in the workplace, Loaders maintain the inventory in a warehouse. They load and unload delivery trucks, operate various machinery and track both loaded and unloaded items from a warehouse. In addition, loaders work alongside a team to ensure all warehouse processes run smoothly.
Warehouse Packing OperativesPackers are responsible for ensuring that customer orders are accurately fulfilled and are packed to a high standard prior to shipment. Packers are also responsible for hitting packing targets and for working in a health and safety compliant way in the warehouse. Material handlers move pallets and raw materials to production lines. They also move finished products to a warehouse or shipping container. In addition, material handlers also use packing machines, load filing machines and operate a forklift and other motorized machines and vehicles within a warehouse. Their other duties and responsibilities include:
- Locating the correct goods as per customer orders using barcodes and serial numbers
- Using warehouse machinery to move goods from storage areas to packaging areas
- Inspecting goods for damage or faults before they are packed
- Using industrial packaging materials, such as cardboard boxes, wooden pallets and bubble wrap to safely and securely package goods
- Loading packaged goods into containers for shipping
- Completing paperwork or entering data into software to allow orders to be tracked
- Ensuring that storage areas are kept fully stocked at all times
- Following health and safety policies and procedures in the warehouse
Warehouse Machine & Forklift operator
Primary duties: Forklift operators move shipments to various locations within a warehouse. They move these shipments to the right place for storage and relocate any outgoing shipments to the warehouse’s loading dock. Some forklift operators also help with inventory organization, inspect machinery, identify merchandise damages, report shortages and maintain a record of inventory.