Storepersons receive, handle and dispatch goods coming into, or going out of, stores or warehouses.
Duties & Tasks
Storepersons may perform the following tasks:unload goods and check them against order forms
catalogue or label items with storage details
place goods in bins and on racks, or stack bulky items on floors
complete orders by selecting goods from shelves and checking them off appropriate lists
package and send out completed orders to customers
move heavy packages using forklift machinery
obtain details of the location and quantity of items in stock, using visual display units or computers
enter details of received delivery slips, requisitions and invoices into computers
count and record the number of items in store during stocktake
advise supervisor about stock and re-ordering levels
help keep the work area neat and tidy.
Storepersons may also work as shelf-stackers who fill up shelves in stores and supermarkets.par Storepersons may be required to lift or carry packages.
enjoy practical work
good eyesight (may be corrected)
able to cope with the physical demands of the job
good memory and organisational skills