Warehouses play an important role in the US supply chain. They keep items and gear in storage until they’re ready to be released to our shops, groceries, and online shipments. Taking transport of products and signing delivery orders or receivables, inspecting goods for missing or broken items, offloading products by hand, with shopping carts or forklifts, palletizing products in the right area, maintaining track of products, usually on a computer, performing inventory control on a routine basis, occasionally selling goods to consumers, selecting, weigh up, or packing products that must be sent out are some of the work tasks they must regularly perform. Warehouses are typically found on the outskirts of cities, towns, and communities, and are situated on extensive industrial areas with easy access to major highways for the movement of commodities.
Warehouse Operative Job Titles:
- Warehouse Operative
- Warehouse Worker
- Warehouse Picker
Warehouse Operative Job Summary:
We are looking to hire a warehouse operative who has experience in a similar field. As a warehouse operative, you will work efficiently and committedly both alone and as part of a team to accomplish your work and meet the company’s performance goals. This position is best suited to people who are optimistic and self-motivated and who love working in a structured and productive manner. With so much area to cover in the line of duty, it is essential to ensure that you have a fair level of endurance to permit you to easily perform your job in this fast-paced and charged atmosphere. Stretching, extending, kneeling, walking, reaching, and lifting are all common physical handling techniques used when picking and packing things. It’s critical to have a wide range of mobility to guarantee that you can operate safely while adhering to health and safety requirements and without putting unnecessary pressure on the body.
Warehouse Operative Job Responsibilities and Duties:
- Loading and unloading delivery trucks with a forklift or by hand.
- Looking for lost or damaged products, then categorizing inventory for storage areas.
- Taking big products, such as washing machines, to the correct storage location, maybe with the use of loading and lifting equipment.
- Maintaining a meticulous record of inventory in the warehouse so that it can be promptly accessed.
- Driving a forklift truck to shift and reorganize goods and verify that items are properly stored and marked.
- Picking goods from the storage area with a hand-held scanner and bringing them to the packaging area or the loading bay for delivery.
- To avoid orders being returned, make sure they are wrapped and labeled correctly.
- Transferring items and loading them onto delivery vans.
- The daily schedule will also include cleansing and managing the warehouse.
Warehouse Operative Job Skills and Qualification:
- A high school diploma or GED is preferred
- Minimum 1 year of expertise in a similar role
- Excellent organizational skills
- Steadiness and dependability are two words that come to mind while thinking about reliability.
- Numeracy and literacy
- Able to handle the job’s physical requirements
- positive and enthusiastic
- Flexible and eager to take on a wide variety of functions
- Participant in a group
Warehouse Operative Salary
A warehouse operative typically earns a salary of $11-$14 per hour. The salary may vary depending on the company, but most warehouse operatives earn an hourly wage. Some companies may offer benefits such as health insurance and paid time off.