What does a Sorter do?

Sorters are responsible for organizing, categorizing, and separating products and materials. They commonly work in production or warehousing environments. They sort items and separate them into designated categories or destinations. They program and operate automated sorting equipment and systems. They ensure workstations are properly equipped and set up according to the established specifications of the particular job. They prepare and maintain production records and documentation. Their role commonly includes related duties such as inspecting, packing, and labeling products and preparing final packaged goods for shipment.

Sorters have a high school diploma and commonly have a background in production or warehouse operations. They must be able to follow detailed instructions. These roles require the ability to remain organized and focused in a fast-paced environment. This work can be physically strenuous.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
2 - 4
5 - 7

Common Skill Sets

Written Communication
Work Ethic
Attention To Detail
GOOD Communication

Sorter Seniority Levels

Warehouse Worker
33% made the transition
Material Handler
15% made the transition
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Sorter Salaries

Average Base Pay

£20,733 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £21K
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