Picker/Packer 1

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Posted: January 18, 2017
  • Reference ID: 206017

Position Summary

Supports the fulfillment department through a wide variety of duties including picking, packaging, arranging, marking, and organizing items according to job requirements.



Work is typically performed independently. Receives instruction/guidance from manager/supervisor about the work when assistance is requested or when assigned new tasks.  Able to exercise moderate level of discretion and latitude in completing tasks and prioritizing work.  Work is typically completed by following established policies and procedures.


  • Follow detailed procedures to perform routine packing work.
  • Pick and package a variety of printed materials or print related items that require a limited variety of packing procedures and techniques.
  • Place, arrange, mark, seal, and tag items on pallets and in containers, bins, and bulk storage.
  • Consolidate various items for shipment in accordance with standard operating instructions. Assemble finished products into boxes or containers for shipping.
  • Count and sort various product items.
  • Perform related tasks such as placing labels on packages, putting manuals into binders, and handling boxes for final product.
  • Ensure accurate shipping information is attached and packages are shipped according to specified schedule.

Required Skills

Job Knowledge & Skills

The duties and responsibilities described above are the essential functions of the job.  The qualifications below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Skill in reading specifications and identifying the correct parts for fulfilling customer orders.  Knowledge of routine packing procedures, techniques, equipment, and basic warehouse procedures.  Skill in using a limited variety of packing procedures and techniques.   Knowledge of shipping documents and ability to identify shipping requirements and procedures for specific items using manual or automated processes.   Skill in completing manual and computerized forms and shipping documents regarding stock description, units of issue, weight, quantity, and labeling requirements for incoming and outgoing materials and equipment.  Requires basic arithmetic and standard formulas to determine size and volume of packing containers and materials.  Skill in assembling standard shipping boxes and packing contents securely.

Required Experience

Physical Requirements/Qualifications

  • Job requires ability to exert 20 to 50 pounds of force occaisionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Requires ability to stand and/or walk over 2/3 of the workday
  • Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving a few concrete variable in or from standardized situations.
  • Able to use arithmetic to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • Reading: Able to follow simple work instructions. Recognize meanings of two to three syllable words. Able to compare similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Able to speak simple sentences, using normal word order, and present and past tenses.
  • Must be able to work assigned shift

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