Career outlook for warehouse operative
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would handle the goods and products in warehouse or stockroom. It would be your job to to keep them safe and make sure they are delivered to customers on time.
Your role would be important in making sure customers are not disappointed by damaged items or late deliveries.
You could be based in a warehouse, retail store or factory.
Wherever you work, you would:
- Receive deliveries of goods and supplies
- Check for damaged or missing items
- Store goods
- Move stock around by hand, using lifting gear or a forklift truck
- Pack orders
- Load, and sometimes deliver, goods
- Keep records of stock
- Keep paperwork up to date
- Clean work areas
Understanding and following health and safety rules would be essential in this job.
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