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Job Title: Picker

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and efficient Picker to join our team. The Picker will be responsible for selecting and preparing orders for shipment, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret pick tickets to determine items to be picked
  • Locate and retrieve items from designated storage areas
  • Inspect items for damage or defects
  • Package items according to company standards
  • Ensure accuracy of orders by double-checking items and quantities
  • Meet productivity and quality standards
  • Report any inventory discrepancies or issues to management


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a warehouse or distribution center preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Working Conditions:

The Picker will work in a warehouse environment with exposure to varying temperatures and noise levels. The position may require the use of equipment such as pallet jacks and forklifts. The Picker will be required to follow all safety protocols and wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Picker

What is the best way to find and hire a Picker near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Picker applicants. Employers posting their Picker job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Picker applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Picker are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Picker positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Picker role?
SMS has 92% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Picker job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Pickers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 136% 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 Picker 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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