Warehouse workers are often classed as unskilled workers. Here at Point Recruitment, we don’t think that is the case. There are a lot of skills needed by warehouse workers. These are also skills that warehouse operatives will grow and improve while working in a warehouse. Below we have listed just five of the skills of a warehouse worker or warehouse operative.

  • Warehouse operatives need to be active. When working in a warehouse you will find it is a very high-paced atmosphere. You will be spending a lot of time on your feet. Are you someone that thrives in a busy role and loves being kept busy? Then a role in a warehouse could be perfect for you.
  • Good attention to detail is another skill that you will need when working in a warehouse. It is essential for warehouses that there is good stock management. This is key to a successful warehouse. Warehouse managers will appreciate workers that don’t let their quality drop at the end of the day or a long week. If you have excellent attention to detail, then you will be a brilliant addition to any warehouse.
  • Being self-motivated us an excellent skill to have to work in a warehouse. There may be longer shifts. You may also have early starts, or late finishes, dependent on your shifts. Self-motivation is key to be able to keep the sequence going in the warehouse.
  • When working in a warehouse you will need to have the skills of working well under pressure. It is essential that, as part of the warehouse chain, you do not slack or slow down. This will have large knock-on affects to the team. As part of being a warehouse operative you need to be organised and communicate clearly. This is still the case, and even more so the case, under pressure.
  • If you are working in a logistical environment like a warehouse you need to be a methodical thinker that thinks practically. Are you the kind of person that enjoys processes and a steady routine? If so, a warehouse worked could be a brilliant career for you.

Looking to work in a warehouse in Cambridgeshire? You can check out our warehouse vacancies here or call our team.