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Stockers & Order Fillers

Also called: Checker Stocker, Order Filler, Stock Clerk, Stocker

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What they do:
Receive, store, and issue merchandise, materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard to fill shelves, racks, tables, or customers' orders. May operate power equipment to fill orders. May mark prices on merchandise and set up sales displays.
On the job, you would:
  • Complete order receipts.
  • Answer customers' questions about merchandise and advise customers on merchandise selection.
  • Issue or distribute materials, products, parts, and supplies to customers or coworkers, based on information from incoming requisitions.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
Social
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilities

Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady

Personality

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

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP Hot Technology
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Hot Technology
Word processing software
  • Google Docs Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology

Education

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

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$30,110
$23,460
$45,770
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