Today we see the work of a warehouse worker
Warehouse workers perform various tasks such as receiving and storing products, processing orders, packing and shipping products if necessary.
Warehouse worker, professional qualifications
There are no schools for becoming a warehouse worker. The only certificate that is sometimes required is the forklift licence.
Requirements and skills
- A forklift license is a plus
- Previous work experience as a warehouse worker
- Hands-on experience with inventory and logistics software programs
- High level of physical resilience and manual dexterity
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Availability for shift work
Warehouse worker, duties
Receive incoming goods. Label and store products according to size, shape, and type.
Prepare orders by processing delivery requests and packing products according to procedures.
Complete shipments by processing and loading orders onto trucks using proper tools.
Keep inventory under control and have accurate knowledge of inventory location. Inspecting inventory for damage and defects.
Entering data into inventory and logistics software programs.
Maintaining a safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area and work stations in order.
On average, an inexperienced warehouse worker in Europe earns about €1,200 net per month. A warehouse worker or warehouse manager can reach between €1,800 and €2,500. (With differences depending on the country).
In the United States, a warehouse worker earns an average of $3,000 per month.