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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