Warehouse Sorter Job Description Template
We are looking for a spirited warehouse sorter to join our company. In this role, your duties will include sorting and moving packages to designated areas, receiving incoming shipments, and ensuring that all stored items are packed according to our company's health and safety policies.
To ensure success as a warehouse sorter, you should have exceptional organizational skills and a solid understanding of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Ultimately, a top-notch warehouse sorter should be a solution-driven individual who pays meticulous attention to detail and displays excellent manual dexterity.
Warehouse Sorter Responsibilities:
- Reading work order information to determine which item to sort into the designated storage area.
- Ensuring the correct item is picked up by comparing work orders against item and batch numbers.
- Physically moving or transporting items ready for delivery to the designated loading area.
- Reporting any item damage to the warehouse supervisor.
- Labeling items with the correct information, such as date, shipping, price, and quantity, according to set instructions.
- Moving items to delivery pallets and assisting loaders with the stacking of items.
- Receiving incoming shipments and verifying information supplied to ensure stock goes to the correct inventory area.
- Ensuring that all stored items are packed and stacked according to OSHA standards and company safety policies.
Warehouse Sorter Requirements:
- A high school diploma or GED.
- A license to operate a forklift.
- A minimum of 1 year's experience stocking or sorting products in a warehouse environment, supermarket, or a similar field.
- Proficiency in stock management and storage processes.
- Good understanding of OSHA standards and company safety protocols.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Strong manual dexterity and the ability to perform physical tasks, such as bending, lifting, carrying, and pushing.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to handle adverse situations and thrive in a fast-paced environment.