Picker Packer Jobs

Picker Packer's responsibility is to pack a variety of items for distribution. Picker Packers use a selection of packing methods to contain and protect items so that it can be transported safely. The particular method Picker Packers use depends upon the type of item, its value, where it is being sent and how it will be despatched.

Picker Packers may work for warehouses within manufacturers, wholesalers, retail shops, department stores, mail order operations or some packer jobs may work for charities.

Some Picker Packers operate machines that do the packing work for the packers, they will be responsible for loading the machine with raw materials, Picker Packers will then put the items in boxes and then attach the labels.

Picker Packers Duties

Some Picker Packers deal with raw materials includes paper, cardboard, tissue paper and bubble wrap. In some cases, Picker Packers may also have to group together different garments in accordance with a delivery note, and then the packers weigh and label the final packaging.

Picker Packers usually work 37 to 40 hours a week, although most shift work patterns vary. Picker Packers might have to work shifts, including weekends or nights. Part-time work is common for packers.

Picker Packers should enjoy practical work, be careful, methodical and able to follow instructions, Picker Packers should be nimble-fingered for some jobs, write clearly if the job involves writing packaging labels and work well as part of a team.

Although no particular qualifications are needed for Picker Packers, it is helpful to have some Key Skills qualifications, GCSEs/S grades or GNVQs/GSVQs. English, maths and practical subjects are useful.

Picker Packers can work towards NVQs/SVQs Levels 1 and 2 in Packaging Operations. Picker Packers may progress to supervisor or chargehand, or move into other areas of work such as machining or quality control inspection.

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Job Listings

  1. Storeman

    Location: Renfrew

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Warehouse Operative

     We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced storeman to join a growing organisation based in Hillington on a temporary basis. 
     
    The role will involve 
    Stores: Kitting, stock control, perpetual inventory.
    Goods in duties: Admin for  stocked, non stocked goods/products and incoming repairs
    Despatch: Packing/shipping of finished goods ...

  2. Forklift - Loader

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £7.83 p/h

    Category: Driver - Forklift

    We are currently recruiting for an highly skilled forklift driver to join a well-established company based in Hillington on an ongoing temporary basis with a high view of going permanent.
    As a Forklift Driver you will need to:

    Have experience of driving a counterbalance forklift
    A valid licence for both ...

  3. Forklift Driver

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Warehouse Operative

    We are currently recruiting for an highly skilled forklift driver to join a well-established company based in Paisley on an ongoing temporary basis. 
    As a Forklift Driver you will need to:

    Have experience of driving a Counterbalance and Reach Forklift truck
    A valid licence for both counterbalance and reach 

    The ...

  4. Stores Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £24000 to £26000 p/a

    Category: Warehouse Management

    Due to expansion of our clients warehouse we are looking to recruit an experienced Operational Warehouse Manager.
    In this role you will be expected to oversee the efficient receipt, storage & dispatch of goods, along with having the responsibility for a vital part of the supply chain process. You will also ...

  5. Export Clerk

    Location: Renfrew

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Import & Export Clerk

     
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Export Clerk in the Renfrewshire area. This role will be an immediate start for the right candidate.
    You will be responsible for ensuring all exported goods that are departing the business are processed on time and comply all regulations. You will be based ...