Verify quantity, quality, labeling, and addressing of products and items.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Shipping Checkers do?
Verifies quantity, quality, labeling, and addressing of products and items of merchandise ready for shipment at manufacturing or commercial establishment: Counts, weighs, measures, or examines packaging and contents of items for conformance to company specifications. Affixes postage on packages, using postal meter. Compares items packed with customer’s order and other identifying data. May keep records on number of baskets of tobacco sold and removed from auction warehouse and be designated Tobacco-Checkout Clerk. May oversee crew of workers engaged in loading and bracing material in railroad cars or trucks.
Should I be a Shipping Checker?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Packing Checker, Shipping Manager, Shipping Packer, Sorter-Packer
How to become a Shipping Checker
Most Shipping Checkers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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