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Sample packer job description

As one of the largest retailers in the world, [Company X] relies on the efficiency of packers, from warehouse to sales floor. We’re currently seeking a new member for our growing team of assembly professionals, who pack finished product in accordance with standard procedures while maintaining quality and efficiency. The ideal candidate is exceptionally detail-oriented and able to track and successfully complete the multiple tasks associated with product packaging. By utilizing strong communication skills and attention to detail, the packer will prepare some of the world’s favorite products for shipment.

Objectives of this role
  • Follow company packing procedures and standards
  • Handle inventory with care and attention to detail
  • Adhere to local and national regulations for safe work environment
  • Follow company safety policies and procedures, and encourage other employees to do the same
  • Ensure product orders are packed and moved carefully


  • Work at different stations, as production requires
  • Inspect, weigh, and package products
  • Monitor flow of product into processing machinery
  • Verify compliance with quality, safety, and production standards; adherence to work rules; and efficient operation of equipment
  • Report potential downtime, production scrap, and machine quality issues
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment

Required skills and qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Age 18 or older
  • Ability to lift 50 or more pounds
  • Ability to stand for four or more consecutive hours
  • Proven ability to operate machinery
  • Detail-oriented mindset

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Ability to communicate in more than one language
  • Experience in manufacturing