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Order Fillers, Wholesale & Retail Sales

Also called: Customer Service Representative, Order Filler, Order Picker, Packer

What they do:
Fill customers' mail and telephone orders from stored merchandise in accordance with specifications on sales slips or order forms. Duties include computing prices of items, completing order receipts, keeping records of out-going orders, and requisitioning additional materials, supplies, and equipment.
On the job, you would:
  • Read orders to ascertain catalog numbers, sizes, colors, and quantities of merchandise.
  • Obtain merchandise from bins or shelves.
  • Compute prices of items or groups of items.

Knowledge

Business
  • sales and marketing
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Social
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • listen and understand what people say
Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Independence
  • Attention to Detail

Technology

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Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
some high school or
high school diploma
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$22,050
per year, on average
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