warehouse operator

Proper warehousing can make the big difference in a company. You make sure that everyone always finds everything. Sounds easy, but it is an important profession in the metal construction industry.

Your tasks – what you will do

Which job order does the delivered article or product belong to? How many goods can be stacked in the warehouse? What is the maximum weight? How many rows does our warehouse require? What is the best way to organise the warehouse? As a warehouse operator, you will busy yourself with these questions. After all, your task is to make sure that everything is available in the right place and, in the best-case scenario, all of your colleagues can even find their way around the warehouse because its organisation self-explanatory.

Your salary – what you will earn

There is not just one set salary that every warehouse operator earns – rather, it is much more a matter to be individually negotiated. How long have you been working already? What are you requesting? What can the company pay you? Starting 1 January 2022, your pay will be between EUR 2,174.69 (pay group 1) and 4,757.13 (pay group 11).

Your future – what your opportunities are

You want to complete further training to become a Logistikmeister:in (Bachelor Professional of Logistics). You will then take on managerial functions and monitor the quality and safety in the area of logistics. You will then also be able to train apprentices yourself. What's more: As a Logistikmeister:in (Bachelor Professional of Logistics) you can also follow an academic career path if you like, regardless of what school leaving certificate you have obtained.

You can also extend your two-year apprenticeship to become a warehouse operator by one year: After passing the exam, you will then be a warehouse logistics specialist. The benefit of this is that it will simplify the further training to become a Bachelor Professional.

Your entry point – openings and more

You must complete a two-year apprenticeship to become a warehouse operator.You will learn how to control the goods, report damage and properly and systematically distribute the goods in the warehouse. You will find job openings and apprenticeship openings in our application portal.


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