Top skills to boast about for warehouse workers when applying for a new job

Top skills to boast about for warehouse workers when applying for a new job

Proven work experience as a warehouse operative is a great asset when you are looking for a new position, hoping to further your career by moving in to a permanent role or putting yourself up for a promotion.

We currently have lots of available opportunities for warehouse workers and warehouse forklift operators, you can see all of our current jobs by clicking over to our warehouse jobs page,

In preparation for submitting an application it is a good idea to build up an overview of the experience and skills you have gained so far. By adding this to your application you significantly increase your chances of getting the job you want. 

  • On-the-job experience could include:
  • Familiarity of warehouse environments and practices
  • Ability to use inventory software, databases and systems 
  • Experience with hand-held scanners and tablets
  • Health and safety, safe lifting training
  • Machinery operation experience

While working as a warehouse operative you pick up and develop many useful skills that are applicable to various roles and positions. These skills are known as transferrable ‘soft’ skills and attributes, examples of such skills are:

  • Organisation
  • Time management
  • Self-motivation
  • Planning
  • Leadership
  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Team working
  • Flexibility
  • Communication & Listening
  • Decisiveness

These are excellent skills to include on your CV or job application, they are also great for formulating answers to interview questions.

If you are serious about finding a job, we have lots of tools to help you succeed, check out a range of tailored CV templates here to help you to create a professional looking CV quickly.

For some top CV tips check out our “How to write the best CV” blog post here.

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