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Order Picker

The Order Picker reads incoming orders and selects the correct items from the warehouse shelves before staging them for delivery. His/Her duties include operating forklifts and other heavy machinery, updating inventory counts and counting out the appropriate number of goods to fulfill and order.

Key Responsibilities

  • Pulls warehouse items from the shelves based on number, size, colour, quantity, and quality requirements
  • Picks out ordered items from storage shelves or rooms using barcodes, serial numbers, etc.
  • Operates handling equipment according to industrial safety regulations
  • Ensures that the correct number and type of product is loaded and shipped
  • Ensures that orders are accurate
  • Retrieves orders according to quantity, size etc. ensuring accuracy
  • Stages items correctly for delivery
  • Packs incoming stock away, taking inventory and reporting shortages.
  • Monitors stock control systems and processes specific orders
  • Operates handling equipment and ensures safety regulations are followed
  • Keeps records of incoming and outgoing shipments.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Proven work experience as an Order Picker or similar roles
  • Valid licence for handling forklifts, pallets jacks and other warehouse equipment
  • Ability to work harmoniously with a diverse range of people.
  • Hands on experience in voice picking systems or RF devices

Skills needed for this role

The Order Picker needs to perform to a high level of accuracy. He/She must be upstanding, organized and able to perform under pressure. He/She must have good physical strength and stamina. Having excellent organizational and time management skills are also essential for this role.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

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