Warehouse Picker, Picker, Warehouse Executive, Warehouse Assistant, Warehouse Officer, Logistics Executive

Minimum Preferably 8th standard pass Certified training for Warehouse Picker (programme aligned to LSC/Q2102 released by Logistics Skill Council)

Freshers may apply

The tasks a Warehouse Picker is expected to perform include:

Preparing and performing packing and post-packing activities

Carrying out housekeeping and post-housekeeping activities

Receiving pick list and task schedules

Obtaining details on labels of items to be picked

Locating bay areas and picking packages as per pick list and task schedules

Checking picked item errors and identifying items that require additional packing

Assisting with loading and reporting status of inventory picked to supervisors

Knowledge of the types of products, sizes and storage methods of the goods being picked

Working knowledge of handling technology/equipment used for picking goods like trolley, hand pallet trucks, etc.Knowledge of stock recording procedures/methods

Knowledge of company codes/labels for storage

Understanding of the methods, sequence and materials for cleaning variety of surfaces, equipment and machinery

Understanding the importance of appropriate personal protective equipment in the work area

In-depth knowledge of the procedures for disposing waste, disposing or storing equipment, reporting unidentified soiling, etc.Basic maths skills

Trained in picking and packing techniques

Team player

Effective time management skills

Communication skills

Organizational skills

Analytical thinking Integrity and reliability

Motivational skills

It is not a desk job

Work from home is not available

Part-time work is not available

Local travelling maybe required on some occasions

The job does not involve team handling

Working hours

Working is generally 5/6 days a week and a minimum of 8 hours a day

Shift system maybe available Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

Occupational Hazards

Injury while handling sharp and heavy objects, pallet trolleys, etc. may occur while working in a warehouse

Health Risks

Exposure to harmful materials, chemicals, gases, etc. may cause respiratory and other disorders

For freshers - 5,000 to 10,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - 10,000 to 12,500 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience 12,500 to 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Warehousing Industry in India

The warehousing industry in India is currently valued at INR 745bn (FY 2013) and has been growing at ~15% for the last 3 years. ValueNotes estimates that the industry will grow at a rate of 18% till 2017.

The unorganised sector will continue to dominate, accounting for around 90% of the industry by 2015. Of the organised sector, the industrial segment will constitute a higher share of warehousing demand, viz. engineering, pharmaceutical and electronic goods.

India Logistics Future Trends

There have been several key indicators to the future trend in the Indian logistics sector. The demand for logistics services has been largely driven by the remarkable growth of the Indian economy. Logistics spend in India is estimated to be around 13 per cent of the GDP, which is comparatively higher than other developed countries.

Logistic companies and companies that have warehouses generally have vacancies for warehouse pickers/executives

Ports, cargo, shipping, airline, automotive, etc. are some industries and areas that have vacancies for Warehouse Pickers

Vacancies are located across the country

The vacancies increase in cities with ports and major airports

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai, Cochin, Chennai, Delhi/NCR, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Baroda are some of the main cities with the requirements

Will be updated

Indian Institute of Logistics

No 6, Esplanade, 2nd floor,Southern India Chamber of Commerce Building,Chennai - 600 108.Ph:044-25345013 / 14Ph:044-64613944 / 55

Confederation of Indian Industry Institute of Logistics10th Floor, IIT Madras Research Park,Kanagam Road, Taramani,Chennai 600113Tamilnadu, India

Phone:044 4292 8900

Indian Institute of Materials Management

Plot Nos. 102 & 104, Sector - 15, Institutional Area

CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai - 400614Phone (022) 27571022Education Wing (022) 27565592E-mail :