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The tasks a Sorter is expected to perform include:

Sorting material and products for quality, condition, grade, size or colour according to specification or standard by visual examination, measuring or simple mechanical aids

Picking up material or products by hand and examining them by sight and touch for defects such as discolouration, quality, cracks, etc.

Sorting material according to class, grades, sizes, quality, colour and other characteristics

Discarding inferior or defective items and foreign matter

Matting, counting, tagging, bunching or placing together lots of identical or similar products in racks, packing boxes, containers, baskets, crates for storages, shipment or other processes

Recording numbers, sizes, quantities of sorted materials and products for identification

Skilled in separating the products according to quality, condition, grade, size, etc.

Basic knowledge of examining and testing the product manually

Ability to discard defected material and products

Knowledge of tagging sorted products

Ability to keep a record of all the products according to their category

Not Applicable



Physically fit

Keen observation


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Low Vision (LV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

For freshers - INR 4,500 to INR 5,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Logistics Sector in India

The Indian Logistics market is poised to gather greater momentum with the emergence of India as a manufacturing hub and improving multimodal transportation infrastructure. India is seeing much growth in the manufacturing sector recently which is highly significant for the growth of the logistics sector. This trend is likely to gather momentum with the gradual revival of the global economy and India emerging as one of the earliest major economies to recover from downturn. Logistics companies are taking to expanding across geographical boundaries, a trend that is expected to gain much importance in the years to come. 3PL is anticipated to increase in future as collaborating efficiently and strengthening alliances are two factors, which are expected to look up in the logistics industry.

The transportation sector is evolving with multimodal transportation solutions being setup and the development of inter-modal transportation infrastructure facilities. Dedicated freight corridors by the railways and improvements in coastal shipping facilities along with the construction of massive state-of-the-art logistics parks at key distribution hubs are helping to meet the specialised warehousing needs of industries. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals. Therefore, a career as a Sorter has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in the coming years.

Manufacturing companies


Cities and towns across India