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A packer works in the logistics space as well as other industries like food and beverage, industrial, and warehouses. They handle various goods and products such as food, clothing, medicines, and all sorts of consumer goods. The role of a packer is considered a more junior role. For an eager individual who is looking to explore a career in the logistics industry, this position offers learning opportunities and valuable work experience. 

 

Packers work on a part-time or full-time arrangement. Their work schedule relies on production requirements. While most packers work in the day, night shifts may be required for some. To fill a requisition for this position, hiring managers create a job description that is accurate, informative, clear, and complete. A job description helps job seekers decide if they are the right fit for the job vacancy. Not only does a job description give relevant information, but it also should encourage candidates to apply. 

 

Once the job description is final, hiring managers can post the job vacancy on different hiring websites, social media channels, and even online groups and communities. More visibility means more prospects. Be creative in posting your job announcement. Make it leave a good impression on applicants and stand out among many job listings. 

 

Responsibilities of a Packer

 

The primary responsibility of packers is to prepare, check, and pack products for delivery, transport, or storage. They pack items according to quality, quantity, and targets. They weigh and count products and mark them with the correct labels or tags. As part of their daily duties, packers also examine and inspect goods and containers for quality. They check if packing specifications are followed. Packers remove any defective products from the production line. 

 

As the job title implies, they pack items securely and safely, seal, and label shipping containers. They use different packing materials like padding, bubble wrap, glue, and other hand tools. Packers maintain a clean work area and ensure that they follow safety standards and guidelines at all times. Lastly, packers record products and order information on different forms and databases. 

 

Skills and Qualifications of a Packer

 

Most employers prefer candidates to have a high school diploma or GED. On-the-job training is usually carried out by companies. Depending on the company, there are some packers who work with specialized packing machines while others perform the job manually. As such, the ability to follow verbal and written instructions with excellent attention to detail is essential. 

 

While the position entails working independently at times, most packers work as part of a larger logistics and delivery team. To be successful on the job, good interpersonal, listening, and communication skills are needed. Additionally, hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity are part of the job. Lastly, candidates must have the physical strength and stamina to work on their feet for extended periods. 

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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Packer

What is the best way to find and hire a Packer near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Packer applicants. Employers posting their Packer job on Indeed get about 18 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Packer applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Packer are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 3 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Packer positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Packer role?
SMS has 95% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Packer job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Packers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 150% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Packer applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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