FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Become A Warehouse Representative

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Warehouse Representative

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Deal with People

  • $122,947

    Average Salary

What Does A Warehouse Representative Do

Material recording clerks track product information in order to keep businesses and supply chains on schedule. They ensure proper scheduling, recordkeeping, and inventory control.

Duties

Material recording clerks typically do the following:

  • Keep records of items shipped, received, or transferred to another location
  • Compile reports on various aspects of changes in production or inventory
  • Find, sort, or move goods between different parts of the business
  • Check inventory records for accuracy

Material recording clerks use computers, tablets, or hand-held devices to keep track of inventory. Sensors and tags enable these computers to automatically detect when and where products are moved, allowing clerks to keep updated reports without manually counting items.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks manage the flow of information, work, and materials within or among offices in a business. They compile reports on the progress of work and on any production problems that arise. These clerks set workers’ schedules, estimate costs, keep track of materials, and write special orders for new materials. They perform general office tasks, such as entering data or distributing mail. Expediting clerks maintain contact with vendors to ensure that supplies and equipment are shipped on time.

Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks keep track of and record outgoing and incoming shipments. Clerks may scan barcodes with hand-held devices or use radio frequency identification (RFID) scanners to keep track of inventory. They check if shipment orders were correctly processed in their company’s computer system. They also compute freight costs and prepare invoices. Some clerks move goods from the warehouse to the loading dock.

Stock clerks and order fillers receive, unpack, and track merchandise. Stock clerks move products from a warehouse to store shelves. They keep a record of items that enter or leave the stockroom and inspect for damaged goods. These clerks also use hand-held scanners to keep track of merchandise. Order fillers retrieve customer orders and prepare them to be shipped.

Material and product inspecting clerks weigh, measure, check, sample, and keep records on materials, supplies, and equipment that enters a warehouse. They verify the quantity and quality of items they are assigned to examine, checking for defects and recording what they find. They use scales, counting devices, and calculators. Some workers decide what to do about a defective product, such as to scrap it or send it back to the factory to be repaired. Some clerks also prepare reports, such as reports about warehouse inventory levels.

Show More

Show Less

How To Become A Warehouse Representative

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.

Education

Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.

Training

Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.

Advancement

With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

Show More

Show Less

Do you work as a Warehouse Representative?

Send To A Friend

Warehouse Representative Videos

A Day In The Life Of Skate Warehouse

A day in the Life of a Grainger Employee - Supply Chain

Career Advice on becoming a Warehouse Operative by David C (Full Version)

Warehouse Representative Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

Add To My Jobs

Warehouse Representative Typical Career Paths

Do you work as a Warehouse Representative?

Help others decide if this is a good career for them

Do you work as a Warehouse Representative?

Warehouse Representative Demographics

Gender

Male

78.3%

Female

20.2%

Unknown

1.6%
Ethnicity

White

58.2%

Hispanic or Latino

20.3%

Black or African American

11.2%

Asian

6.9%

Unknown

3.4%
Show More
Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

81.8%

Filipino

9.1%

French

9.1%

Warehouse Representative Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

9.3%

Burlington County College

7.0%

Pima Community College

4.7%

College of DuPage

4.7%

Hudson County Community College

4.7%

Oregon State University

4.7%

Union County College

4.7%

Pierce College at Puyallup

4.7%

Liberty University

4.7%

Drexel University

4.7%

Cerritos College

4.7%

Kaplan University

4.7%

Joliet Junior College

4.7%

Nassau Community College

4.7%

Grand Rapids Community College

4.7%

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

4.7%

Bakersfield College

4.7%

Austin Community College

4.7%

University of the Rockies

4.7%

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

4.7%
Show More
Majors

Business

26.2%

General Studies

8.3%

Criminal Justice

6.2%

Graphic Design

6.2%

Computer Science

5.5%

Electrical Engineering

5.5%

Management

4.8%

Kinesiology

4.1%

Computer Networking

4.1%

Communication

3.4%

Information Technology

3.4%

Finance

2.8%

Medical Assisting Services

2.8%

Human Resources Management

2.8%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.8%

General Sales

2.8%

Education

2.1%

Liberal Arts

2.1%

Political Science

2.1%

Health Care Administration

2.1%
Show More
Degrees

Other

42.3%

Bachelors

30.1%

Associate

16.7%

Masters

4.1%

Diploma

3.7%

Certificate

2.8%

Doctorate

0.4%
Show More

Warehouse Representative Videos

A Day In The Life Of Skate Warehouse

A day in the Life of a Grainger Employee - Supply Chain

Career Advice on becoming a Warehouse Operative by David C (Full Version)

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

How Would You Rate The Salary Of a Warehouse Representative?

Have you worked as a Warehouse Representative? Help other job seekers by rating your experience as a Warehouse Representative.

Top Skills for A Warehouse Representative

  1. Delivery Trucks
  2. Technicians
  3. Customer Service
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Pull items for sales tickets, load morning delivery trucks, receive order shipments, count inventory.
  • Order store field materials Processed used equipment Check in/out field technicians parts/materials/equipment
  • Provide customer service with package tracking and delivery arrangements.
  • Input Transactions/Containerize /Trouble Shoot Equipment into Comcast EIS application.
  • Maintain Inventory levels in McAllen warehouse to a minimum.

How Would You Rate Working As a Warehouse Representative?

Are you working as a Warehouse Representative? Help us rate Warehouse Representative as a Career.

Top Warehouse Representative Employers

Jobs From Top Warehouse Representative Employers

Warehouse Representative Videos

A Day In The Life Of Skate Warehouse

A day in the Life of a Grainger Employee - Supply Chain

Career Advice on becoming a Warehouse Operative by David C (Full Version)

Related to your recently viewed content