Warehouse Associate Job Description Template

Warehouse Associate Job Description Template

A job description outlines an employee’s formal responsibilities, distinct from a job posting intended for recruitment on job boards. If you want expert guidance for job postings and candidate recruitment, the team at TERRA Staffing is ready to help. We specialize in industrial recruitment among other industries - learn how we can help your organization today!

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Warehouse Associate Job Description

Example of a warehouse associate job description summary: “The Warehouse Associate position is an integral part of the daily operations. You will be working within our distribution center to process orders, load & ship packages, receive returns, and replenish inventory. Operation of heavy equipment and machinery may be required to accomplish these tasks.” 

Responsibilities of a Warehouse Associate

Examples of common responsibilities: 
  • Unpacking and organizing incoming shipments 
  • Making sure items are stored in the correct location
  • Picking and packing orders correctly 
  • Operating warehouse equipment including forklifts, reach trucks, and similar items. 
  • Maintaining a clean and organized warehouse environment
  • Assisting with daily/weekly/monthly inventory counts 
  • Loading and unloading trucks 

Warehouse Associate Job Requirements

Examples of common requirements: 
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to work at a fast pace environment 
  • Ability to stand for duration of shift
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to safety best practices and policies
  • Understand how and when to use PPE equipment
  • Experience operating machinery 
  • Familiarity with warehouse management systems

Alternative Titles to Warehouse Associate

Alternative titles include:   
  • Warehouse clerk 
  • Warehouse worker
  • Warehouse packer 
  • Warehouse stocker
  • Material handler

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