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Stockers & Order Fillers

Also called: Marking Clerk, Order Picker, 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.
  • Obtain merchandise from bins or shelves.
  • Read orders to ascertain catalog numbers, sizes, colors, and quantities of merchandise.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills

Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

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

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
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

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Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology
Operating system software
  • Handheld computer device software
  • Microsoft Windows Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$27,380
$20,520
$42,080
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