The warehouse pickers are responsible for keeping merchandise organized and ready to sell. The warehouse pickers select warehouse merchandise to replace items sold by retail stores the day before.
- The warehouse pickers handle the inventory control and supply chains as a warehouse helper, shipping and receiving clerk or traffic coordinator.
- They sort and organize merchandise so that it can be easily located.
- They must know the functions of each department, as they often work throughout the warehouse and perform work for other departments.
- They keep records of items received and damaged merchandise returned.
- They also tags and places stock inventory as it is received from vendors.
- They maintain quality control standards by checking items as they come in.
- The warehouse pickers must be able to operate a stand-up forklift operation.
- They are also required to be able to lift 50 lbs.
- They must be able to stand for long periods of time and be able to bend and reach overhead.
- They must be able to work under deadline pressure as organizational skills are the key to finding and providing merchandise quickly.
- The warehouse picker should at least be a high school graduate.
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