What does a Warehouse Associate do?

In companies that manufacture and ship products, a warehouse worker plays an important role in the business's success. A warehouse worker is found in the company's warehouse They are generally in charge of overseeing stock, shipments and packing orders. A warehouse worker sees to it that accurate records are kept of all products packaged. Additionally, they commonly assist with updating and providing accurate records of inventory. A warehouse worker maintains organization in the company warehouse and will retrieve stock from any location with in the warehouse. A warehouse worker works closely with management by creating reports and actively monitoring inventory while keeping precise records or goods stored and stocked.

As warehouse workers are tasked with opening containers and stocking products, attention to detail as well as organizational skills are essential to properly execute the position. A warehouse worker clerk will generally possess a high school diploma or GED certification.

  • Organize stock and merchandise within the warehouse by properly unboxing and storing goods in their designated location
  • Maintain accurate records of products that have been stocked and provide management with an accurate representation of all goods shipped and received
  • Verify all incoming shipments to be accurate by comparing the invoice to the order and ensure all goods are in excellent condition
  • Monitor and report any missing or lost inventory to management
  • Properly pack items to be shipped according to company standards to ensure they arrive in excellent condition
  • Organize and sort items on shelving, bins and overhangs according to company standards
  • Accurately maintain company database including all stock and warehouse items
  • Reliably retrieve items from within the warehouse to be processed and shipped
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, as many warehouse items are cumbersome and heavy
  • Ability to maintain a high level of physicality for prolonged periods and working primarily standing
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills are essential, as working as a team is vital to maintaining and organized warehouse
  • Experience with software such as Microsoft Excel and other company spreadsheet programs
  • Experience using a forklift and professional forklift certification is strongly preferred
  • Typing and record keeping skills necessary to provide accurate information for managers and supervisors regarding warehouse inventory
  • Ability to problem solve quickly and prioritize daily tasks according to their importance
  • Customer service mentality is beneficial to ensure a positive customer experience by shipping items to a high standard
EducationGED / High School Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.1 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.0 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Warehouse Associate Salaries

Average Base Pay

£23,440 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£17K
Median: £23K
£32K
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Warehouse Associate Career Path

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Associate Warehouse Worker
£23,440/yr
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Warehouse Associate Insights

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Stamina Products
Warehouse Worker
7 Sep 2021

“Really good people to work around everyone is super nice and all about getting the job done”

AmazonAmazon
Amazon Warehouse Worker
18 Sep 2021

“People are amazing to work with and I love the work that I have to do”

AmazonAmazon
Warehouse Worker
22 Apr 2021

“Good pay and shedules nothing really else because the job is boring and not worth your time”

B&M RetailB&M Retail
Warehouse Operative
25 Aug 2021

“The Shift patterns are good and there are many opportunities to progress eg; vacancy board .”

Philip Morris InternationalPhilip Morris International
Summer Apprenticeship
15 Oct 2020

“based internship and you get to present to the executives at the end of the internship.”

AmazonAmazon
Seasonal Warehouse Associate
16 Jan 2021

“The pay is good considering the easy work and the fact that no experience is required.”

bowlingball.combowlingball.com
Warehouse Worker
27 Dec 2019

“Everyone is nice and it is laid back if you have a solid work ethic.”

Target Distribution
Warehouse Worker
19 Jul 2021

“The pay is good and the job is easy if you don't mind being on your feet.”

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